Cross-Cultural Studies M.A.

Gain a Global Perspective

University of Houston-Clear Lake's classes use an interdisciplinary approach to consider experiences and inequalities based on race, gender, ethnicity, class, sexuality and nationality. Through the lenses of anthropology, history, geography, literature and sociology, you'll gain new insight into the complexities of national and global culture.

Build Valuable Skills to Work in a Diverse Society

As a cross-cultural studies student in UHCL's College of Human Sciences and Humanities, you'll use a broad range of theories and methodological approaches to explore today's pressing issues. The program offers concentrations in urban studies; religions in dialogue; women, gender and sexuality; and Latin American studies. Led by our passionate faculty, you'll gain both theoretical and practical training as you dig deep into complex issues. Graduates of this program have gone on to successful careers in law, education, non-profit agencies and religious organizations. You may also partake in one of several study abroad opportunities, to such places as Egypt, Turkey or Oman. You will finish up with a capstone experience that is either practically oriented in an internship or focused on conducting original research in a thesis or a project.

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Admission Requirements

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Degree Requirements

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Cost Information

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Spring 2018

    New Degree Seeking - December 1
    Priority* - January 4
    Final* and Session Start - January 16

  • Summer 2018

    New Degree Seeking - May 1 (Some programs may not apply)

  • Fall 2018

    New Degree Seeking - August 1
    Priority* - August 13
    Final* and Session Start - August 27

*Former/Non-degree seeking/Certificate Graduate Students applicants who apply after the priority deadline can expect to go through late registration. $50 late registration fee will be assessed.


  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring*

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 1

*The application deadline for Spring 2018 Undergraduate applicants has been extended to December 13, 2017. Students who are in the U.S. and interested in applying for the Spring 2018 semester should contact dumbre@uhcl.edu for the application and application requirements. Students will not be able to apply online for the Spring 2018 semester.

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

Freshman will not be accepted for Summer semester


Locations

  University of Houston-Clear Lake
 

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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Cross-Cultural Studies M.A. Faculty

Maria Curtis
Maria Curtis

Maria Curtis

Associate Professor in Anthropology and Cross-Cultural Studies,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3429
Email: Curtis@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2617

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Christine Kovic
Christine Kovic

Christine Kovic

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Cross-Cultural Studies,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3365
Email: kovic@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2617.04

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Michael McMullen
Michael McMullen

Michael McMullen

Professor of Sociology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3435
Email: McMullen@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2617.13

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Dawit Woldu
Dawitt Woldu

Dawit Woldu

Assistant Professor of Anthropology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3364
Email: woldu@uhcl.edu
Office: B2233.09

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