Creativity Explored and Examined
In state-of-the-art studios and computer labs under the supervision of national and internationally recognized professors in University of Houston-Clear Lake's Department of Communication and Studio Arts, you’ll prepare for your production career. Led by professors who are Fulbright award recipients, published authors and award-winning artists, you’ll develop a range of practical and creative skills, as well as gain invaluable experience entering your work in exhibitions, competitions, and building up a portfolio of your work. Choose degree plans with multiple concentrations so you can target your area of interest.
Opportunities to Study and Intern
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. If you’re a Communication student, you’ll have the opportunity to 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 suitable for media and corporate environments. The Writing Program prepares you to write in your target discipline at the upper-division level, and our minor in professional writing enhances any undergraduate plan of study.
Programs and Degrees
Art and Design Program degrees include:
- Art and Design B.F.A. with Graphic Design Concentration
- Art and Design B.F.A. with EC-12 Art Education Certification
- Art and Design B.F.A with Studio Concentration
Communication Program degrees include:
Digital Media Studies Program degrees include:
University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Human Sciences and Humanities offers various minors and certificates to supplement any degree.
The following are the minors available within the Communications and Studio Arts Department: