Pre-Engineering Specialization in Civil Engineering

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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Admission Requirements

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Degree Requirements

UHCL’s College of Science and Computer Engineering has created a solid foundation of study designed to help you make your educational dreams a reality. Explore the classes you’ll need to take for your University of Houston-Clear Lake degree.


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Cost Information

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Freshman Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority - February 1
    Final - August 1

  • Spring

    Priority - September 1
    Final - December 1


  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Summer 2017

    Priority – May 22
    Final (Summer I) – June 5
    Final (Summer II) – July 10

  • Fall 2017

    Priority – August 14
    Final – August 28

  • Spring 2018

    Priority – January 4
    Final – January 16


  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    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


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.


Pre-Engineering Specialization in Civil Engineering Faculty

Keith C. Drake
Keith Drake

Keith C. Drake

Director of Cyber Security Institute and Clinical Associate Professor of Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3853
Email: drake@uhcl.edu
Office: D145

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Jeffrey R. Mountain
Jeffrey R. Mountain

Jeffrey R. Mountain

Professor and Program Chair Mechanical Engineering Program,
Science and Engineering

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

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