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Department of Computing Sciences

Achieve Excellence in Computer Science

As one of the most high-demand fields in the current job market, computer science emphasizes the accumulation and practical application of innovation, analysis and problem-solving. You will acquire these skills as you earn a degree from the Computing Sciences Department at University of Houston-Clear Lake.

As part of the College of Science and Engineering, the coursework for these degree programs utilizes a comprehensive approach to education that addresses the entire continuum of computer science from mathematical theory to practical applications of technology. Undergraduate and graduate degree options are available in computer information systems and computer science. The information technology program provides the options for two undergraduate degrees.

Realize the Present. Create the Future.

The Computing Sciences Department at UHCL will provide you vital tools for meeting the changing demands of the technology industry. Keeping an eye on developing the technology of the future, you will be equipped with the technical knowledge and strong computer science fundamentals to effortlessly adapt across industries that are in a constant state of change. Preparation for productive careers in computing starts with an excellent and diverse environment for learning, research, and the practice of theories, applications, and software development.

We will guide you in developing a sense of responsibility for work in the computing science, including realizing the impact of your work and behavior. To accomplish this, the degree programs are designed to engage students in the areas of professional practice, professional growth, and professional conduct. These essential foundation requirements ensure students have the technical and professional attributes for success with supporting research, development and the creation of new technologies.

Programs and Degrees

Computer Science

Information Technology

Computer Information Systems

Data Science



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

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

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

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