Determine Your Passion for Civil Engineering
When you choose to enroll in the Pre-Engineering Specialization in Civil Engineering at University of Houston-Clear Lake, you’ll enjoy two years of exploration into the inner workings of the engineering world. This program will deliver the crucial foundation in the important math and science concepts any emerging engineer needs, including core curriculum competencies required for graduation.
Taking the Next Steps in Your Education
With a Pre-Engineering Specialization in Civil Engineering, you will be poised to make big decisions for your future. You could continue on the
civil engineering track by transferring to the University of Houston main campus, or you could
stay at UHCL to study another discipline in our College of Science and Engineering.
We want to help you make the right choices for your future, so we provide advisers
who can give you the guidance you need to move your life forward.
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Deadlines for Applying
- Freshman Deadlines
Priority - February 1
Final - August 1
Priority - September 1
Final - December 1
- Transfer Deadlines
Priority – May 22
Final (Summer I) – June 5
Final (Summer II) – July 10
Priority – August 14
Final – August 28
Priority – January 4
Final – January 16
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 1
*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
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.