General Business B.S.
Why Choose a General Business Degree from UHCL?
- Learn how to use data to make better decisions, build successful strategies, and lead winning teams.
- Customize your program. You will have more elective options than any other in the college. Build your degree your way.
- Our most flexible program. You can earn your degree fully online, face to face, or with a blend of both face to face and online classes. Build a class schedule that meets your lifestyle!
- Launch your career with an affordable bachelor’s from an AACSB accredited college.
Equip yourself to join the professional community with a general business degree that adapts to your interests. The University of Houston-Clear Lake is ready to help you launch your future.Request InfoHow to ApplyVisit
An affordable Bachelor’s degree; a better return on investment
UHCL’s general business program offers an affordable tuition, which is much lower than many other universities. Our recent graduates report first-year compensation equivalent that of graduates from Texas’ flagship universities. The return on your education is a great personal investment.
On average, UHCL General Business graduates earn 4.8% more than general business majors from other Houston area public universities.
The flexible, customizable business degree
The general business degree at the University of Houston – Clear Lake is the most flexible bachelor’s program in the College of Business. Your program features the same core courses in accounting, marketing, management, and finance taken by all business students, but students in this program enjoy more options for program completion than the specialized majors. Build your plan of study from dozens of regularly offered electives. You can choose your own electives or work with a specialized academic advisor to craft the academic plan that is right for you.
Your degree – fully online, face to face, or blended - the choice is yours
If you are transferring into UHCL with your Texas Common Core complete, the general
business degree can be completed in fully online. If you are starting out as a first
time in college student, some of your Texas Common Core courses may require face to
All of your required upper-division business courses are available in fully online or face to face options. We offer a robust choice of electives available which also feature both face to face and fully online options. With classes offered year-round, you can complete your education in a timely manner.
If you are transferring into the general business degree program following completion of your Texas Common Core, you may be able to complete the program in as little as two-years.
We're excited that you want to enroll in University of Houston-Clear Lake as a student in our College of Business. Examine the important steps in the admissions process today.
- How to Apply as a Freshman Student
- How to Apply as a Transfer Student
- How to Apply as an International Student
Understanding the classes you need to take for your degree in the College of Business
is crucial to planning out your education. Learn how you can pursue success at University
of Houston-Clear Lake.
General Business, B.S.
Put your budding business degree to work with an analysis of the potential costs of your UHCL degree.
Deadlines for Applying
- Freshman Deadlines
Priority - July 15
Final - August 1
Priority - November 1
Final - December 1
Priority - March 1
Final (Summer Session I & II) - May 1
- Transfer Deadlines
Summer 2024Priority - May 1
Summer I Final - May 22
Summer II Final - June 28
Fall 2024Priority - August 1
Final - August 12
Returning UHCL Students - August 14
Spring 2025Priority - December 1
Final - January 6
Returning UHCL Students - January 8
- International Deadlines
Deadline - May 1
Deadline - October 1
Deadline - April 1
For more information regarding deferring your application, please visit Deferring International Admission.
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.
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Accreditations and Distinctions
The College of Business at the University of Houston-Clear Lake holds both business and separate accounting accreditation with The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Recognition by AACSB symbolizes the commitment to continuous improvement of educational quality, regional engagement with business partners, and the effectiveness of our societal impact. AACSB holds its member institutions to standards of excellence as interpreted by peer review teams, accreditation committees, and Board of Directors. Fewer than 1 percent of the business schools in the world, and only one other public university in the Houston region, have earned both business and separate accounting accreditation.