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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 Biological Psychology. 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, cognition, developmental psychology, social psychology, biological psychology, and research 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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Cost Information

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Freshman Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority - July 15 
    Final - August 1 

  • Spring

    Priority - November 1
    Final - December 1 

  • Summer

    Priority - March 1
    Final (Summer Session I & II) - May 1 


  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Summer 2024
    Priority - May 1
    Summer I Final - May 22
    Summer II Final - June 28
  • Fall 2024
    Priority - August 1
    Final - August 12
    Returning UHCL Students - August 14
  • Spring 2025
    Priority - December 1
    Final - January 6
    Returning UHCL Students - January 8

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Deadline - May 1

  • Spring

    Deadline - October 1

  • Summer*

    Deadline - April 1

For more information regarding deferring your application, please visit Deferring International Admission.

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

*International freshmen applicants 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

About UHCL

UH-Clear Lake at Pearland

UH-Clear Lake at Pearland

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

Since 2010, University of Houston-Clear Lake at Pearland 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

Robert Bartsch
Robert A. Bartsch

Robert A. Bartsch

Professor of Psychology and Program Director, Center for Faculty Development,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3290
Email: bartsch@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1604

Robert A. Bartsch Faculty Bio

Ira Blake
Ira K. Blake

Ira K. Blake

Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3329
Email: blake@uhcl.edu
Office: B1508.12

Ira K. Blake Faculty Bio

Giazú Enciso Domínguez
Giazú Enciso Domínguez

Giazú Enciso Domínguez

Assistant Professor of Critical Social Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Email: giazuenciso@uhcl.edu
Office: B2329.13

Giazú Enciso Domínguez Faculty Bio

Beth Hentges
Beth Hentges

Beth Hentges

Associate Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

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

Beth Hentges Faculty Bio

Kelsey K. James
Kelsey James

Kelsey James

Assistant Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3428
Email: jamesk@uhcl.edu
Office: A1307-17

Kelsey James Faculty Bio

Amanda Johnston
Amanda Johnston

Amanda Johnston

Associate Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3393
Email: johnston@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 2109.06

Amanda Johnston Faculty Bio

Angela Kelling
Angela Kelling

Angela Kelling

Associate Professor of Psychology and Program Director of Behavioral Science,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3488
Email: KellingA@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2617-141

Angela Kelling Faculty Bio

Nicholas Kelling

Nicholas Kelling

Associate Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3443
Email: kelling@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 2109.08

Nicholas Kelling Faculty Bio

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

David H. Malin Faculty Bio

Georgina Moreno
Georgina Moreno

Georgina Moreno

Assistant Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3384
Email: morenog@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 2109.17

Georgina Moreno Faculty Bio

Nicholas Shaman
Nicholas Shaman

Nicholas Shaman

Assistant Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3386
Email: Shaman@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 2109.15

Nicholas Shaman Faculty Bio

Steven Sutherland
Steven Sutherland

Steven Sutherland

Associate Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3474
Email: sutherland@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2233.08

Steven Sutherland Faculty Bio

Christine Walther
Christine Walther

Christine Walther

Associate Professor of Psychology,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3463
Email: walther@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2233.10

Christine Walther Faculty Bio

Chris Ward
Christopher Ward

Christopher P. Ward

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

Contact number: 281-283-3303
Email: wardchris@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 2109.05

Christopher P. Ward Faculty Bio