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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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.
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.
Degree Map and Plan
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
Spring 2022Priority - January 4
Final - January 14
Summer 2022Priority - May 1
Final (Summer Session I) - May 25
Final (Summer Session II) - July 1
Fall 2022Priority - August 12
Final - August 17
- International Deadlines
Final – April 1
Document Deadline – April 15
Final – October 1
Document Deadline – October 15
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.