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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 advisor 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

Investigate the direction of your future with this look into the prospective costs of a degree from UHCL.

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Freshman Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority - July 15 
    Final - August 1 

  • Spring

    Priority - November 1
    Final - December 1 

  • Summer

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

  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Spring 2023
    Priority - December 1
    Final - January 9
    Returning UHCL Students - January 11
  • Summer 2023
    Priority - May 1
    Final (Summer Session I) - May 24
    Final (Summer Session II) - June 30
  • Fall 2023
    Priority - August 1
    Final - August 14
    Returning UHCL Students - August 16

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Final - April 1
    Document Deadline - April 15

    Early Fall Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science, Software Engineering Final - February 4

  • Spring

    Final - October 1
    Document Deadline - October 15

    Early Spring Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science, Software Engineering Final - August 1

  • Summer*

    Final - March 1
    Document Deadline - March 15

    Early Summer Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science, Software Engineering Final - February 4

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

Jeff Lash Faculty Bio