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Biological Science B.A. with Life Sciences 7-12 Certification

Inspire Future STEM Innovators

If you ever mastered a tough concept in a math or science class, chances are that a great teacher helped guide you through it. School districts always need inspiring teachers who can guide students toward mastery of challenging concepts in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) field. With a Bachelor of Arts Biological Science with Life Science 7-12 Certification from the University of Houston-Clear Lake, you can be the teacher.

Great Professors and Preparation Add Up to Great Career Choices

The committed faculty at UHCL will provide you with a strong foundation, both academically and pedagogically, along with extensive field experiences for prospective Life Sciences teachers. You’ll gain a deep understanding of the interconnectedness of life and other areas that will make you a well-rounded educator. Your professors maintain a close partnership with multiple school districts across Texas, promoting UHCL students’ placement in those systems. Most College of Education graduates find a job placement immediately after graduation—often even if they graduate during an “off” hiring time.

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Admission Requirements

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Degree Requirements

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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
  • Spring 2024
    Priority - December 1
    Final - January 8
    Returning UHCL Students - January 10
  • 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

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Final Deadline - April 1
    Document Deadline - April 15

    Early Deadline - February 4 (Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science)
    Document Deadline - February 15

  • Spring

    Final Deadline - October 1
    Document Deadline - October 15

    Early Deadline - August 1 (Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science)
    Document Deadline - August 15

  • Summer*

    Final Deadline - March 1
    Document Deadline - March 15

    Early Deadline - February 4 (Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science)
    Document Deadline - February 15

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.


University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

About UHCL

Biological Science B.A. with Life Sciences 7-12 Certification Faculty

Lorie Batrez
Lorie Batrez

Lorie Batrez

Lecturer, UHCL Teach Master Math Teacher,

Contact number: 281-283-3546
Office: B1125-13

Lorie Batrez Faculty Bio

Kent Divoll
Kent Divoll

Kent Divoll

Doctoral Program Director and Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction,

Contact number: 281-283-3634
Office: Bayou Suite 1119

Kent Divoll Faculty Bio

Omah Williams-Duncan
Omah Williams-Duncan

Omah M. Williams-Duncan

Associate Professor of Teacher Education - STEM Emphasis,

Contact number: 281-283-3547
Office: B1119-4

Omah M. Williams-Duncan Faculty Bio