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Geography B.S. with Social Studies 7-12 Certification

Teach About the World

Take your knowledge of the world into junior and senior high school classrooms with University of Houston-Clear Lake's Bachelor of Science in Geography with a 7-12 Social Studies Certification. The program prepares critically minded, prospective teachers who are knowledgeable in the history and social science fields and can take that into the classroom. You will learn balance content and process to achieve thoughtfully formulated didactic, reflective, and effective goals for student learning. At UHCL, our program's degree plans offer a flexible, interdisciplinary course of study designed to foster significant perspectives on the world around us.

Share Your Expertise

UHCL's College of Human Sciences and Humanities partners with the College of Education for the Social Studies 7-12 certification that prepares tomorrow's teachers. Comprehensive in design, the coursework prepares graduates to design and implement curricula grounded in the thinking processes required of a variety of social sciences. Students will choose from classes that cover geography internationally, as well as looks at the urban, economic and social aspects that comprise our world.
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Admission Requirements

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Degree Requirements

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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 2022
    Priority - January 4
    Final - January 14
  • Summer 2022
    Priority - May 1
    Final (Summer Session I) - May 25
    Final (Summer Session II) - July 1
  • Fall 2022
    Priority - August 12
    Final - August 17

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Final – April 1
    Document Deadline – April 15

  • Spring

    Final – October 1
    Document Deadline – October 15

  • Summer*

    Final – March 1
    Document Deadline – March 15

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. with Social Studies 7-12 Certification 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