Minor in Writing

Skilled Writers Spell Success for Companies and Organizations

A minor in Writing from the University of Houston-Clear Lake is an excellent way to supplement any major. It displays your proficiency with oral and written communication, skills that are highly coveted by employers across industries.

Refine Your Writing Skills

Your coursework will explore topics such as Grant Writing, Written Communications for Business, Technical Writing, Writing for the Public and the Sociolinguistics of Writing. This 15-credit hour minor will prepare you for a variety of professional occupations.
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Admission Requirements

So, have we convinced you that University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Human Science and Humanities is the next step in your pursuit of academic success? Learn what it takes to be admitted to help you reach your educational goals.



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

Investigate the direction of your future with this look into the prospective costs of a degree from UHCL.


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Deadlines for Applying

  • Freshman Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority - February 1
    Final - August 1
    Deadline Extension for Fall 2018 - August 13

  • Spring

    Priority - September 1
    Final - December 1

  • Summer

    Priority - February 1
    Final Summer I - June 10
    Final Summer II - July 15


  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Fall 2018
    Priority – August 13
    Final – August 27
  • Spring 2019
    Priority – January 14
    Final and Session Start – January 22
  • Summer 2019
    Priority Deadline (Summer I and II)– May 28
    Final (Summer I) – June 10
    Final (Summer II) – July 15
  • Fall 2019
    Priority - August 12
    Final and Session Start - August 26

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 20

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

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Accreditations and Distinctions

The College of Human Sciences and Humanities holds a number of specialized accreditations, including accreditations and approval from the Commission of Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education; the Association for Behavioral Analysis International; the National Association of School Psychologists. The Council on Social Work Education has also accredited our bachelor’s degree in social work. Our Fitness and Human Performance curriculum has been recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association for preparing students to successfully enter into the career field. The Human Factors Certificate and Applied Cognitive Psychology Program are accredited by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.


Minor in Writing Faculty

Christina Cedillo
Christina Cedillo

Christina Cedillo

Assistant Professor of Writing,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3483
Email: cedilloc@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1508.12

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David Day
David Day

David Day

Senior Lecturer in Writing,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3355
Email: day@uhcl.edu
Office: Student Services Bldg 2109

Faculty Bio

Chloe Diepenbrock
Chloé Diepenbrock

Chloé Diepenbrock

Associate Professor of Writing,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3356
Email: Diepenbrock@uhcl.edu
Office: Student Services Building 2109.04

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Dragana Djordjevic
Dragana Djordjevic

Dragana Djordjevic

Lecturer ,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3382
Email: djordjevic@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1508.08

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Patricia Droz
Patricia Droz

Patricia Droz

Assistant Professor of Writing,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3481
Email: droz@uhcl.edu
Office: A1307

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Leticia French
Leticia French

Leticia French

Lecturer of Writing,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3462
Email: french@uhcl.edu
Office: Arbor Central 1307.09

Faculty Bio

Judy Hatcher
Judy Hatcher

Judy L. Hatcher

Lecturer in Writing,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3418
Email: hatcher@uhcl.edu
Office: SSB 2109.13

Faculty Bio

Lorie Jacobs
Lorie Jacobs

Lorie Jacobs

Assistant Professor of Writing,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3460
Email: jacobsl@uhcl.edu
Office: SSB 210915

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Christal Seahorn
Lorie Jacobs

Lorie Jacobs

Assistant Professor of Writing,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3460
Email: jacobsl@uhcl.edu
Office: SSB 210915

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Hunter Stephenson
Hunter Stephenson

Hunter W. Stephenson

Associate Professor of Writing,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3403
Email: stephenson@uhcl.edu
Office: SSB 2109.06

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