UHCL's Information Technology Program emphasizes both theory and hands-on application,
with a Bachelor of Science option and a Bachelor of Applied Science option. Information
technology (IT) plays a major role in most industries, from finance to health care.
This increases the likelihood that you will have career longevity as a graduate of
UHCL's Information Technology program. IT professionals and specialists can perform
a wide range of tasks, including utilizing technology, existing systems and software
and applications to create/solve specific problems. They also maintain the databases,
upgrade computer software, and set up and maintain the servers on which the company's
The Bachelor of Science aims to prepare you for a technology job in any number of key and growing industries. As a graduate of this program, you can choose from many occupations related to cyber security, computer systems, digital forensics, web, database and more.
The Bachelor of Applied Science prepares you to take a job serving on a technology team for a commercial, industrial, educational or governmental institution. Graduates of this program have stepped into roles as varied as assisting with computer issues, overseeing computer and network systems, assisting with new technologies, working in forensics labs or setting web pages, to name a few. The B.A.S. is a transfer degree and requires you to transfer in a minimum of 33 credits-15 of which are technical credits-in order to enroll in the program.
- Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.), College of Science and Engineering
Special RequirementsApplicants who have earned associate degrees must meet the university's transfer admissions requirements. Applicants who do not meet the transfer admissions requirements may be reconsidered through departmental review or admissions appeals.
Track OfferedB.A.S. – Information Technology*
*This plan is not available to UHCL freshmen. It is exclusively available to qualified transfer students seeking their first bachelor’s degree. Qualified transfer students must transfer a minimum of 33 hours which must include at least 15 hours of technical electives.
Additional Admission Information
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