What will I learn?

Expand your Knowledge and Enrich Your Understanding of the Written Word

Learn more about the world through literature by seeking a Bachelor of Arts in Literature at University of Houston-Clear Lake. Examine the power of the imagination in major works of American, British, European, and World literature that explore the complexity of human experiences, perspectives, and cultures. Deepen your understanding of literary genres and periods and learn diverse approaches to literary craft and analysis that enrich your understanding and appreciation of artful uses of language.

Enrich your Writing Expertise and Put your Degree to Work

Learn to support your ideas as you engage closely with texts, as well as to craft compelling creative and discursive writing. Learn to articulate your intellectual curiosity and innovative thinking as you develop nuanced critical and creative thinking and writing skills. School is a natural home for lifelong learners and gifted writers, leading many Literature majors to become teachers for at least parts of their careers. Additionally, cultural knowledge, critical thinking, and communication skills create opportunities in the worlds of non-profit, government, online, corporate or small businesses. Literature graduates work in publishing, communications, public relations, and job training, as literature majors intelligently and efficiently process information, solve problems and communicate results. In consultation with their advisers and the Office of Career Services, students may wish to elect a minor that will help prepare them for their chosen career paths.

Which department am I in?

College of Human Sciences and Humanities

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$25,772.00 per year
USD $1,000 Tuition Rebate applicable for Certain Undergraduates. For more details, please check the University site
Application deadline

Expected June 2022

Start date

Expected August 2022

Venue

University of Houston - Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Boulevar,

HOUSTON,

Texas,

77058, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants who have attended an institution located outside the United States must: Possess the equivalent of a U.S. high school/secondary diploma.

For international students

Applicants who have attended an institution located outside the United States must: Possess the equivalent of a U.S. high school/secondary diploma.

Proof of English Language Proficiency

Your minimum scores must be: 550 on the paper-based TOEFL exam; 79 on the TOEFL (iBT) exam; 6.0 on the IELTS exam, 53 on the PTE exam; or, You can successfully complete level 112 in the ELS Intensive English Language program.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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