Psychology B.S.

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Discover what makes the world tick by understanding the human mind. University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bachelor of Science in Psychology focuses on the scientific study of human behavior, including acquiring critical analyses of data and the potential for application in the community. All aspects of the Psychology degree are guided by the suggested curricula of the American Psychological Association and developed by UHCL faculty in the College of Human Sciences and Humanities for optimal learning in the classroom, laboratory, and applied settings.

Reach Your Career Goals

Study topics that are both engaging and socially applicable in classes such as Theories of Personality and Brain and Behavior. The focus on research and statistics gives context to the information. Students have the opportunity to receive a comprehensive overview of psychology, develop academic and critical thinking skills, reach career goals, uphold ethical standards and become lifelong learners. Course requirements include learning and cognition, developmental psychology, sociocultural psychology, biological bases of behavior, and scientific methodology.

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Admission Requirements

University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Human Science and Humanities wants to help you reach your educational goals. Discover the admissions requirements that will let you become the next UHCL Hawk.



Degree Requirements

This degree has a specific set of courses you’ll need to complete before you can graduate from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Learn more about the classes that will help you complete the requirements of this degree. 


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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
  • Spring 2018
    Priority – January 4
    Final – January 16
  • Summer 2018
    Priority Deadline (Summer I and II)– May 22
    Final (Summer I) – June 5
    Final (Summer II) – July 9
  • Fall 2018
    Priority – August 13
    Final – August 27

Summer I and II Priority Application deadline for undergraduate transfer, former and non-degree seeking undergraduate/graduate students. Students who apply after this date must submit all required documentation with their paper application in the Office of Admissions and will be processed for late registration.
  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring*

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 1

*The application deadline for Spring 2018 Undergraduate applicants has been extended to December 13, 2017. Students who are in the U.S. and interested in applying for the Spring 2018 semester should contact dumbre@uhcl.edu for the application and application requirements. Students will not be able to apply online for the Spring 2018 semester.

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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  UH-Clear Lake Pearland Campus
 

UH-Clear Lake Pearland Campus

1200 Pearland Pkwy
Pearland, Texas 77581
Phone: 281-212-1700

Since 2010, University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus has proudly served as an upper-level institution serving juniors, seniors, and graduate students in fields like business and behavioral science.

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Psychology B.S. Faculty

Kim Case
Kim Case

Kim Case

Professor of Women's Studies and Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3338
Email: caseki@uhcl.edu
Office: Arbor Central 1307.19

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Jennifer Fritz
Jennifer Fritz

Jennifer Fritz

Associate Professor of Behavior Analysis,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3427
Email: Fritzj@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2233-10

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Beth Hentges
Beth Hentges

Beth Hentges

Department Chair of Psychology and Associate Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3308
Email: hentges@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2617.05

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Amanda Johnston
Amanda Johnston

Amanda Johnston

Assistant Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3393
Email: johnston@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2617.14

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Angela Kelling
Angela Kelling

Angela Kelling

Assistant Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3488
Email: KellingA@uhcl.edu
Office: Arbor 1307-08

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Nicholas Kelling

Nicholas Kelling

Assistant Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3443
Email: kelling@uhcl.edu
Office: B1508

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Sarah Lechago
Sarah Lechago

Sarah Lechago

Associate Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3331
Email: Lechago@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2617.11

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Dorothea Lerman
Dorothea Lerman

Dorothea Lerman

Professor of Psychology and Director, Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3437
Email: lerman@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1508.20

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David Malin
David Malin

David H. Malin

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3339
Email: malin@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2617.12

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Georgina Moreno
Georgina Moren

Georgina Moreno

Assistant Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3384
Email: morenog@uhcl.edu
Office: Delta Office Annex #24

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Desdamona Rios
Desdamona Rios

Desdamona Rios

Assistant Professor of Social Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3457
Email: rios@uhcl.edu
Office:  Bayou 2121.06

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Nicholas Shaman
Nicholas Shaman

Nicholas Shaman

Assistant Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3386
Email: Shaman@uhcl.edu
Office: Delta Office Annex #26

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Steven Sutherland
Steven Sutherland

Steven Sutherland

Assistant Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3474
Email: sutherland@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2617.17

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Christine Walther
Christine Walther

Christine Walther

Assistant Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3463
Email: walther@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2233.02

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Chris Ward
Christopher Ward

Christopher P. Ward

Associate Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3303
Email: wardchris@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2617.03

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