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History B.A. with Grades 7-12 History Certification

Teaching the Past to Future Generations

The best history teachers bring the past alive and show their students that history involves much more than facts and dates. Combining a Bachelor of Arts in History with grades 7 - 12 history certification from University of Houston-Clear Lake prepares you to engage your future students in creative and meaningful explorations of the past. Your training in historical thinking, advanced writing and pedagogy will equip you with the tools you need to help your students understand the past and to see their own world in new ways.

Launching Your Career in Education

Dedicated faculty in the History program and the College of Education work to provide you with a strong foundation in both history and pedagogy. This degree plan combines coursework with comprehensive exams (TExES) and a student teaching experience to prepare you for certification. College of Education faculty also maintain close partnerships with local school districts to facilitate job placement post-graduation.

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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. 


History, History 7-12 Certification, B.A.


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.


Locations

University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

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

About UHCL


History B.A. with Grades 7-12 History Certification Faculty

Thaís R. S. de Sant'Ana
Thais R.S. de Sant'Ana

Thaís R. S. de Sant'Ana

Assistant Professor of History,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Email: santana@uhcl.edu

Thaís R. S. de Sant'Ana Faculty Bio

Neal T. Dugre
Neal Dugre

Neal Dugre

Assistant Professor of History,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3358
Email: Dugre@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1508.04

Neal Dugre Faculty Bio

Barbara Hales
Barbara Hales

Barbara Hales

Professor of History,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3411
Email: hales@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Suite 1508

Barbara Hales Faculty Bio

Adam Hodges
Adam Hodges

Adam Hodges

Professor of History,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3395
Email: hodgesaj@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1508-25

Adam Hodges Faculty Bio

Jeremy Piercy
Jeremy Piercy

Jeremy Piercy

Assistant Professor of Early European History,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3466
Email: piercy@uhcl.edu
Office: B2121.12

Jeremy Piercy Faculty Bio

Cengiz Sisman
Cengiz Sisman

Cengiz Sisman

Professor of History,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3472
Email: sisman@uhcl.edu
Office: B2233.04

Cengiz Sisman Faculty Bio

Pearl Young
Pearl Young

Pearl Young

Assistant Professor of History,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3317
Email: youngp@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2233.09

Pearl Young Faculty Bio