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At the University of Houston, you’ll find degree programs that will pave the way to the future you envision—whether you want to build the physical foundations of the future as an engineer or architect, shape young minds as an educator, or study how far humanity has already come as an anthropologist. Here are the areas of study available at UH, taught by world-renowned professors.

Majors

additional requirements Freshman Majors with Additional Requirements - These majors have additional admissions requirements for freshman students. Please review our freshman majors with additional requirements to see what other criteria must be met for admittance into these majors.

additional requirements Transfer Majors with Additional Requirements - These majors have additional admissions requirements for transfer students. Please review our transfer majors with additional requirements to see what other criteria must be met for admittance into these majors.

nationally ranked Nationally Ranked*

*Some programs do not have a national ranking system.

Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design

  • Architecture additional requirements additional requirements
  • Environmental Design* additional requirements additional requirements
  • Industrial Design additional requirements additional requirements
  • Interior Architecture additional requirements additional requirements
*All new Enviromental Design students should select Architecture as their major when applying.

Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts

  • Applied Music additional requirements additional requirements
  • Art additional requirements additional requirements
  • Art History additional requirements additional requirements
  • Dance additional requirements additional requirements
  • Graphic Design additional requirements additional requirements
  • Music additional requirements additional requirements
  • Painting additional requirements additional requirements
  • Photography/Digital Media additional requirements additional requirements
  • Sculpture additional requirements additional requirements
  • Theatre additional requirements additional requirements

C.T. Bauer College of Business

  • Accounting additional requirements additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Entrepreneurship additional requirements additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Finance additional requirements additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Management additional requirements additional requirements
  • Management Information Systems additional requirements additional requirements
  • Marketing additional requirements additional requirements
  • Supply Chain Management additional requirements additional requirements

All new students are admitted as Pre-Business. Once you complete the required University and business core classes, you're able to declare a specific major in business.

College of Education

  • Health additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Human Development and Family Studies nationally ranked
  • Teaching and Learning additional requirements nationally ranked

Cullen College of Engineering

  • Biomedical Engineering additional requirements additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Chemical Engineering additional requirements additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Civil Engineering additional requirements additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Computer Engineering additional requirements additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Electrical Engineering additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Industrial Engineering additional requirements additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Mechanical Engineering additional requirements additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Petroleum Engineering additional requirements additional requirements nationally ranked

Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management

  • Hotel and Restaurant Management additional requirements additional requirements nationally ranked

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

  • African American Studies
  • American Sign Language Interpreting
  • Anthropology
  • Chinese Studies
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Communication Studies
  • Economics
  • English
  • Exercise Science additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Fitness and Sports additional requirements nationally ranked
  • French
  • Health Communication nationally ranked
  • History nationally ranked
  • Human Nutrition and Foods additional requirements
  • Italian Studies
  • Journalism
  • Liberal Studies
  • Media Production
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science nationally ranked
  • Psychology nationally ranked
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Sports Administration additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Strategic Communication
  • Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • World Cultures and Literatures

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

  • Biochemical and Biophysical Sciences additional requirements additional requirements
  • Biology additional requirements additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Chemistry additional requirements additional requirements
  • Computer Science additional requirements additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Earth Science additional requirements additional requirements
  • Environmental Sciences additional requirements additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Geology additional requirements additional requirements
  • Geophysics additional requirements additional requirements
  • Mathematical Biology additional requirements additional requirements
  • Mathematics additional requirements additional requirements
  • Physics additional requirements additional requirements

College of Nursing

  • Nursing, BSN* additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Nursing, BSN (RN-BSN) additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Nursing, BSN (Second Degree) additional requirements nationally ranked

*All new students are admitted as Pre-Nursing.

College of Technology

  • Biotechnology additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Computer Engineering Technology additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Computer Information Systems additional requirements
  • Construction Management additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Digital Media
  • Electrical Power Engineering Technology additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Human Resources Development
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology additional requirements nationally ranked
  • Retailing and Consumer Science
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Technology
  • Technology Leadership and Innovation Management

Exploratory Studies

Exploratory Studies is a short-term preparatory major for students still considering their major options and for those admitted because they didn’t meet the specific admissions requirements for their chosen majors. Student Success Advocates will help you make informed career decisions and complete your prerequisite preparation so you can apply to change majors as soon as you are eligible.

Pre-Professional Tracks

  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Nursing
  • Pre-Optometry
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine

These are not majors, but if you choose a pre-professional track, your advisor will work to align your degree plan with prerequisite requirements for professional school.