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Geography B.S.

Get Trained to do a World of Good

Gain a broader, more detailed understanding of regional and world geography by earning a Bachelor of Science in Geography from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Coursework emphasizes proficiency in human geography and human/environment interaction, as well as proficiency in geospatial technologies. Students seeking this degree in UHCL’s College of Human Sciences and Humanities can individualize their course of study with an adviser to target specific objectives that will lead to careers in earth, marine, and atmospheric sciences, forestry, public works, and parks.

Master the Technology Skills Industries Need

With a degree plan that incorporates both field and technical training opportunities, you’ll be ready for a more specialized career in human or physical geography, or to continue your education in graduate school. Through the Bachelor of Science in Geography degree program, you’ll become proficient in state-of-the-art geographic technologies such as Geographic Information Systems, which are used for the collection, storage, analysis, management, and presentation of complex geographical information that can be applied to defense, meteorology, oil, gas, telecommunication and transportation to make decisions to benefit the environment.
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Admission Requirements

So, have we convinced you that University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Human Science and Humanities is the next step in your pursuit of academic success? Learn what it takes to be admitted to help you reach your educational goals.

Degree Requirements

This degree has a specific set of courses you’ll need to complete before you can graduate from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Learn more about the classes that will help you complete the requirements of this degree. 

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Cost Information

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Freshman Deadlines
  • Summer 2021

    Priority - March 1
    Final (Summer Session I & II) - May 1

  • Fall 2021

    Priority - July 15
    Final - August 1

  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Summer 2021
    Priority - May 1
    Final (Summer Session I) - May 26
    Final (Summer Session II) - July 1
  • Fall 2021
    Priority - 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
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer*

    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.


  University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

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

About UHCL

Geography B.S. Faculty

Jeff Lash
Jeff Lash

Jeff Lash

Associate Professor of Geography,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3417
Office: SSB2109.02

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