Information Technology B.A.S.

Obtain Your Education in Information Technology

There’s seemingly no end to the types of jobs you can secure when you’re an IT expert. And with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology from University of Houston-Clear Lake, you’ll be prepared to take a job serving as a productive member of a technology team for a commercial, industrial, educational or governmental institution. Graduates of this program have stepped into roles as varied as cybersecurity specialist, computer systems manager, systems administrator, web designer, database manager, web developer and more.

The Importance of Trained IT Professionals

Whether it’s health care, finance, petrochemicals, higher education, the government or something in between, your education in information technology gives you many options for your career. And as both the level of technology and number of people using it increases, there should always be plenty of opportunities for someone as enterprising and tech-savvy as you.

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Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.), College of Science and Engineering
  • Special Requirements
    1. Earned an Associate of Applied Science degree in Information Technology or a related field, or have a minimum of 15 semester credit hours in an IT or related discipline, and
    2. Are eligible to return to the last school attended
  • Track Offered
    B.A.S. – Information Technology*

*This plan is not available to UHCL freshmen. It is exclusively available to qualified transfer students seeking their first bachelor’s degree. Qualified transfer students must transfer a minimum of 33 hours which must include at least 15 hours of technical electives.


Degree Requirements

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Spring 2018
    Priority – January 4
    Final – January 16
  • Summer 2018
    Priority Deadline (Summer I and II)– May 22
    Final (Summer I) – June 5
    Final (Summer II) – July 9
  • Fall 2018
    Priority – August 13
    Final – August 27

Summer I and II Priority Application deadline for undergraduate transfer, former and non-degree seeking undergraduate/graduate students. Students who apply after this date must submit all required documentation with their paper application in 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 1

*The application deadline for Spring 2018 Undergraduate applicants has been extended to December 13, 2017. Students who are in the U.S. and interested in applying for the Spring 2018 semester should contact dumbre@uhcl.edu for the application and application requirements. Students will not be able to apply online for the Spring 2018 semester.

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

Freshman 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

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Accreditations and Distinctions

UHCL is one of only 10 U.S. universities with computing programs accredited under three different curriculum guidelines of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology Inc. The College of Science and Engineering’s undergraduate degree plan in computer engineering is accredited by the ABET’s Engineering Accreditation Commission, while its Computer Accreditation Commission has accredited our undergraduate degree plans in computer science and computer information systems. The organization’s Applied Science Commission has accredited the undergraduate environmental science sub-plans for safety and industrial hygiene. Our chemistry degree program is accredited by the American Chemical Society.


Information Technology B.A.S. Faculty

Krishani Abeysekera
Krishani Abeysekera

Krishani Abeysekera

Program Chair of Information Technology and Senior Lecturer/System Administrator of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems ,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3831
Email: abeysekera@uhcl.edu
Office: Delta 165

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Lisa Lacher
Lisa Lacher

Lisa Lacher

Assistant Professor of Information Technology,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3885
Email: Lacher@UHCL.edu
Office: Delta 161

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Radu Vlas
Radu Vlas

Radu Vlas

Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems and Information Technology,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3878
Email: Vlas@UHCL.edu
Office: Delta 116

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