An IT Program with a Business Focus
A Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from the University of Houston-Clear Lake prepares you for many careers that rely heavily on everyday technological needs with a focus on practical applications of technology to support organizations while adding value to their offerings. Moreover, you will learn how to take computer technology and put it to use in commercial environments while being exposed to cutting-edge technology including web development, JAVA, databases, .NET and network and web security.
A Degree Delivering Real-World Expertise
The Computer Information Systems program will prepare you for technical, administrative and management careers in the analysis, design, implementation, maintenance, support, operation and management of computer information systems. The emphasis of the degree is a broad general education and upper-level studies in computer science and other areas related to information systems, such as management, communication, and accounting.
The Program Educational Objectives of the Computer Information Systems (CIS) program
strike a balance between theory and practice of computer science and computer information
systems. This balance satisfies both regional and national needs. Graduates of the
CIS program will be equipped with sound technical knowledge and skills, and an understanding
of Information Systems environments. They are provided a broad education to attain
productive employment, prepare them for success in further studies, and continue lifelong
Request InformationHow to ApplyVisit
Explore what the future holds for you by attending University of Houston-Clear Lake's
College of Science and Engineering. Find out now what it takes to be admitted.
UHCL’s College of Science and Engineering has created a solid foundation of study
designed to help you make your educational dreams a reality. Explore the classes you’ll
need to take for your University of Houston-Clear Lake degree.
UHCL’s College of Science and Engineering has created a solid foundation of study designed to help you make your educational dreams a reality. Explore the classes you’ll need to take for your University of Houston-Clear Lake degree.
Deadlines for Applying
- Freshman Deadlines
Priority - November 1
Final - December 1
Priority - March 1
Final (Summer Session I & II) - May 1
Priority - July 15
Final - August 1
- Transfer Deadlines
Spring 2021Priority - January 5
Final - January 15
Summer 2021Priority - May 1
Final (Summer Session I) - May 26
Final (Summer Session II) - July 1
Fall 2021Priority - August 13
Final - August 18
Online applications close for transfer students after the Priority Deadline, the application will be extended to January 11th on ApplyTexas for Transfer students. Starting January 12th all transfer students interested in applying for Spring 2021 will need to have all official documents (transcripts from every college or university attended and application fee) in hand and will need to complete a paper application. Students who apply after the priority deadline must submit all required documentation with their paper application to the Office of Admissions and will be processed for late registration.
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 20
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.
Accreditations and Distinctions
The Computer Information Systems B.S. and Computer Science B.S. programs at University of Houston-Clear Lake are accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET).