Is Mechanical Engineering Right For You?
With the Pre-Engineering Specialization in Mechanical Engineering at University of Houston-Clear Lake, you’ll spend two years exploring the ins and outs of this discipline to determine if this is the right path for you. The structure of this program will provide you a substantial grounding in the math, science and other technology courses crucial for any developing engineer, and you’ll also take other key core curriculum classes required for graduation.
Determine Your Next Steps in Engineering
Enrolling in UHCL to obtain a pre-engineering foundation in Mechanical Engineering
could help you determine the next steps for your education. This two-year course of study will expose you to the fundamental elements of engineering, so you
can make the choice that’s best for your future. With four courses that focus on Mechanical
Engineering, our pre-engineering program prepares you for success as a future mechanical
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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.