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Pre-Engineering Specialization in Chemical Engineering

Investigate a Career in Chemical Engineering

Interested in pursuing a degree in engineering, but you’re not sure what to choose or where to start? Sign up for a Pre-Engineering Specialization in Chemical Engineering at University of Houston-Clear Lake. Through this course of study, your engineering education will be immersed in the chemistry and engineering instruction you need to be prepared for a future in chemical engineering. You will also enroll in typical university core curriculum and foundational curriculum courses to give you a well-rounded college experience.

Taking the Next Steps in Your Specialization

After completing the coursework for this two-year program, you may apply for admission to the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston, transfer to a different university system, or remain at UHCL. This gives you the power to choose the direction of your education and your future. Engineering can be a challenging course of study to some students, so we encourage you to consult with an advisor to determine what’s right for you.

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Degree Requirements

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Pre-Engineering, Chemical Engineering Specialization, (Transfer track)


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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
  • Summer 2024
    Priority - May 1
    Summer I Final - May 22
    Summer II Final - June 28
  • Fall 2024
    Priority - August 1
    Final - August 12
    Returning UHCL Students - August 14
  • Spring 2025
    Priority - December 1
    Final - January 6
    Returning UHCL Students - January 8

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Deadline - May 1

  • Spring

    Deadline - October 1

  • Summer*

    Deadline - April 1

For more information regarding deferring your application, please visit Deferring International Admission.

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


Pre-Engineering Specialization in Chemical Engineering Faculty

Ariful Bhuiyan
Ariful Bhuiyan

Ariful Bhuiyan

Assistant Professor,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3871
Email: bhuiyan@uhcl.edu
Office: STEM 2234

Ariful Bhuiyan Faculty Bio

Kazi Md Masum Billah
Kazi Md Masum Billah

Kazi Md Masum Billah

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3826
Email: billah@uhcl.edu

Kazi Md Masum Billah Faculty Bio

Ipek Bozkurt
Ipek Bozkurt

Ipek Bozkurt

Program Chair and Associate Professor of Engineering Management,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3882
Email: bozkurt@uhcl.edu
Office: STEM Building 2220

Ipek Bozkurt Faculty Bio

James Dabney
James Dabney

James B. Dabney

Program Chair and Professor of Systems Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3852
Email: dabney@uhcl.edu
Office: D108

James B. Dabney Faculty Bio

Mohsen Daghooghi
Mohsen Daghooghi

Mohsen Daghooghi

Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3782
Email: daghooghi@uhcl.edu
Office: STEM 2228

Mohsen Daghooghi Faculty Bio

Soma Datta
Soma Datta

Soma Datta

Associate Professor of Software Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3838
Email: datta@uhcl.edu
Office: Delta 106

Soma Datta Faculty Bio

Youssef Hamidi
Youssef Hamidi

Youssef Hamidi

Associate Professor and Program Director of Mechanical Engineering and Pre-Engineering Programs,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3818
Email: hamidi@uhcl.edu
Office: STEM 2232

Youssef Hamidi Faculty Bio

James Helm
James Helm

James Carlton Helm

Associate Professor of Software Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3875
Email: helm@uhcl.edu
Office: D101

James Carlton Helm Faculty Bio

Hakduran Koc
Hakduran Koc

Hakduran Koc

Professor of Computer Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3877
Email: KocHakduran@uhcl.edu
Office: D110

Hakduran Koc Faculty Bio

Ki-Young Jeong
Ki-Young Jeong

Ki-Young Jeong

Professor of Engineering Management,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3862
Email: jeongk@uhcl.edu
Office: STEM 2222

Ki-Young Jeong Faculty Bio

Jiang Lu
Jiang Lu

Jiang Lu

Associate Professor and Program Chair of Computer Engineering ,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3856
Email: luj@uhcl.edu
Office: Delta 121

Jiang Lu Faculty Bio

Jeffrey R. Mountain
Jeffrey R. Mountain

Jeffrey R. Mountain

Professor of Mechanical Engineering (on leave),
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3846
Email: mountain@uhcl.edu
Office: D106

Jeffrey R. Mountain Faculty Bio

Luong Nguyen
Luong Nguyen

Luong Nguyen

Associate Professor of Computer Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3859
Email: nguyenl@uhcl.edu
Office: Delta 112

Luong Nguyen Faculty Bio

Miguel Pagan

Miguel Pagan

Lecturer of Computer Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3733
Office: D109

Miguel Pagan Faculty Bio

Jugal Saharia
Jugal Saharia

Jugal Saharia

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3873
Email: Saharia@UHCL.edu
Office: ST2236

Jugal Saharia Faculty Bio

Unal Zak Sakoglu
Unal "Zak" Sakoglu

Unal "Zak" Sakoglu

Associate Professor of Computer Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3813
Email: sakoglu@uhcl.edu
Office: Delta 111

Unal "Zak" Sakoglu Faculty Bio

Xiaojun "Gene" Shan
Xiaojun "Gene" Shan

Xiaojun "Gene" Shan

Assistant Professor of Engineering Management,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3814
Email: shan@uhcl.edu
Office: STEM Building 2218

Xiaojun "Gene" Shan Faculty Bio

Liwen Shih
Liwen Shih

Liwen Shih

Professor of Computer Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3866
Email: shih@uhcl.edu
Office: D101

Liwen Shih Faculty Bio

Ishaq Unwala
Ishaq Unwala

Ishaq Unwala

Associate Professor of Computer Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3849
Email: unwala@uhcl.edu
Office: D222

Ishaq Unwala Faculty Bio

Sharon White
Sharon Andrews

Sharon Andrews White

Professor of Software Engineering, Program Director of Software Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3867
Email: whites@uhcl.edu
Office: D105

Sharon Andrews White Faculty Bio

Xiaokun Yang
Xiaokun Yang

Xiaokun Yang

Associate Professor of Computer Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3812
Email: yangxia@uhcl.edu
Office: Delta Annex 10

Xiaokun Yang Faculty Bio