Interdisciplinary Studies B.A.S. with a specialization in Information Technology

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 specialists, computer systems managers, systems administrators, Web designers, database managers and Web developers.

The Importance of Trained IT Professionals

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

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Admission Requirements

Explore what the future holds for you by attending University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Science and Engineering. Find out now what it takes to be admitted.

*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 2019
    Final - January 22
  • Summer 2019
    Priority – May 21
    Final (Summer Session I) – June 10
    Final (Summer Session II) – July 15
  • Fall 2019
    Priority - August 12
    Final - August 26
  • Spring 2020
    Priority - January 1
    Final - TBA

Online applications close for transfer students after the Priority Deadline. Students who apply after the priority deadline must submit all required documentation with their paper application to 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 20

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.
**The final deadline has been extended for Fall 2019. Students interested in still applying should contact oiap@uhcl.edu for additional details.


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 ABET. The College of Science and Engineering’s undergraduate degree program in computer engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, while its computer science and computer information systems undergraduate programs are accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. The undergraduate environmental science sub-plans for safety and industrial hygiene are accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. Our chemistry degree program is accredited by the American Chemical Society.


Interdisciplinary Studies B.A.S. with a specialization in Information Technology 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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