Pre-Engineering Specialization in Industrial Engineering

Explore Your Interest in Industrial Engineering

Looking for a strong foundation in engineering that gives you plenty of options for the future? Here at the University of Houston-Clear Lake, you can enroll in our Pre-Engineering Specialization in Industrial Engineering for a two-year deep dive into all this discipline has to offer you and your future. This well-orchestrated program provides the key foundation in science and math required for a budding engineer, complete with other core curriculum courses you will need for graduation.

You Have Options for Your Education and Career

The purpose of a pre-engineering track at UHCL is to let you acquaint yourself with your options in engineers so you can make the best decision for yourself. By the end of your two-year course of study, you’ll be exposed to crucial concepts, methods and material in the field of industrial engineering and you’ll know how to move forward on your own specific career path.
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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


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University of Houston-Clear Lake

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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 Industrial 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
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
Office: D106

Faculty Bio