Expand your Knowledge and Enrich Your Understanding of the Written Word
Learn more about the world through literature by seeking a Bachelor of Arts in Literature at University of Houston-Clear Lake. Examine the power of the imagination in major works of American, British, European, and World literature that explore the complexity of human experiences, perspectives, and cultures. Deepen your understanding of literary genres and periods and learn diverse approaches to literary craft and analysis that enrich your understanding and appreciation of artful uses of language.
Enrich your Writing Expertise and Put your Degree to Work
Learn to support your ideas as you engage closely with texts, as well as to craft
compelling creative and discursive writing. Learn to articulate your intellectual
curiosity and innovative thinking as you develop nuanced critical and creative thinking
and writing skills. School is a natural home for lifelong learners and gifted writers,
leading many Literature majors to become teachers for at least parts of their careers.
Additionally, cultural knowledge, critical thinking, and communication skills create
opportunities in the worlds of non-profit, government, online, corporate or small
businesses. Literature graduates work in publishing, communications, public relations,
and job training, as literature majors intelligently and efficiently process information,
solve problems and communicate results. In consultation with their advisers and the
Office of Career Services, students may wish to elect a minor that will help prepare
them for their chosen career paths.
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you complete the requirements of this degree.
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.
Deadlines for Applying
- Freshman Deadlines
Priority - February 1
Final (Summer Session I) - June 10*
Final (Summer Session II) - July 15*
*Online application closes May 21. Freshman students applying after May 21 must submit all required documents along with paper application to the Office of Admissions.
Priority - February 1
Final - August 1
Priority - September 1
Final - December 1
- Transfer Deadlines
Spring 2019Final - January 22
Summer 2019Priority – May 21
Final (Summer Session I) – June 10
Final (Summer Session II) – July 15
Fall 2019Priority - August 12
Final - August 26
Spring 2020Priority - 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
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
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.