Teaching the Past to Future Generations
The best history teachers bring the past alive and show their students that history involves much more than facts and dates. Combining a Bachelor of Arts in History with grades 7 - 12 history certification from University of Houston-Clear Lake prepares you to engage your future students in creative and meaningful explorations of the past. Your training in historical thinking, advanced writing and pedagogy will equip you with the tools you need to help your students understand the past and to see their own world in new ways.
Launching Your Career in Education
Dedicated faculty in the History program and the College of Education work to provide
you with a strong foundation in both history and pedagogy. This degree plan combines
coursework with comprehensive exams (TExES) and a student teaching experience to prepare
you for certification. College of Education faculty also maintain close partnerships
with local school districts to facilitate job placement post-graduation.
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This degree has a specific set of courses you’ll need to complete before you can graduate from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Learn more about the classes that will help you complete the requirements of this degree.
Degree Plan Degree Map
Deadlines for Applying
- Freshman Deadlines
Priority - February 1
Final (Summer Session I) - June 10*
Final (Summer Session II) - July 15*
*Online application closes May 21. Freshman students applying after May 21 must submit all required documents along with paper application to the Office of Admissions.
Priority - February 1
Final - August 1
Priority - September 1
Final - December 1
- Transfer Deadlines
Spring 2019Final - January 22
Summer 2019Priority – May 21
Final (Summer Session I) – June 10
Final (Summer Session II) – July 15
Fall 2019Priority - August 12
Final - August 26
Spring 2020Priority - January 1
Final - TBA
Online applications close for transfer students after the Priority Deadline. Students who apply after the priority deadline must submit all required documentation with their paper application to the Office of Admissions and will be processed for late registration.
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 20
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.