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Department of Communication and Studio Arts

Creativity Explored and Examined

Within state-of-the-art studios and computer labs in UH-Clear Lake's Department of Communication and Studio Arts, you’ll prepare for your creative career. Under the supervision of professors who are nationally and internationally recognized, Fulbright award recipients, published authors, or award-winning artists, you’ll develop a range of practical and creative skills. You’ll also gain invaluable experience entering your work in exhibitions and competitions, and building up a portfolio of your work. 

Opportunities to Showcase Your Work and Succeed

Exposure and access to renowned artists will elevate and enrich your skills. UHCL’s art students routinely win awards for their work and are often accepted into MFA programs. As a communication or design student, you can publish your work at the university’s award-winning newspaper, gain professional experience through more than 100 internships in the Houston-Galveston area, and produce portfolios that demonstrate your mastery of written and visual communication for media and corporate environments.

Programs and Degrees

Art and Design

Art and Design Program degrees include:


Communication Program degrees include:

Digital Media Studies

Digital Media Studies Program degrees include:

Serious Games and Simulations

Serious Games and Simulation Program degrees include:


University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Human Sciences and Humanities offers various minors and certificates to supplement any degree. 

Earning a Minor

The following are the minors available within the Communications and Studio Arts Department:


  • Office of Admissions

    Phone: 281-283-2500
    Fax: 281-283-2522

    SSCB 1.101
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 13
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Office Hours:
    Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Monday & Wednesday: Virtual and in-person appointments available until 6 p.m.