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.
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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.
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.
Online Program - These degree programs are also offered fully online.
*Some programs do not have a national ranking system.
Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design
*All new Environmental Design students should select Architecture as their major when applying.
Learn more about the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design.
Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts
- Art History
- Graphic Design
- Music Composition
- Music with Elective Studies
- Music Performance
- Music Theory
- Photography/Digital Media
Learn more about the Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts.
C. T. Bauer College of Business
- Management Information Systems
- Supply Chain Management
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.
Learn more about the C. T. Bauer College of Business.
College of Education
Learn more about the College of Education.
Cullen College of Engineering
- Biomedical Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Engineering (Katy Campus Only)
- Computer Engineering and Analytics (Katy Campus Only)
- Construction Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Industrial Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Petroleum Engineering
- Systems Engineering (Katy Campus Only)
Learn more about the Cullen College of Engineering.
Conrad N. Hilton College of Global Hospitality Leadership
formerly the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management
Learn more about the Conrad N. Hilton College of Global Hospitality Leadership.
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
- African American Studies 10/2022
- American Sign Language Interpreting
- Chinese Studies
- Communication Sciences and Disorders
- Communication Studies
- Exercise Science
- Fitness and Sports
- Health Communication
- Human Nutrition and Foods
- Liberal Studies
- Media Production
- Political Science
- Religious Studies
- Sports Administration
- Strategic Communication
- Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
- World Cultures and Literatures
Learn more about the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
- Biochemical and Biophysical Sciences
- Computer Science
- Earth Science
- Environmental Sciences
- Honors Biomedical Sciences
- Mathematical Biology
Learn more about the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.
College of Nursing
Hobby School of Public Affairs
Learn more about the Hobby School of Public Affairs.
College of Technology
- Computer Engineering Technology
- Computer Information Systems (Sugar Land Campus Only)
- Construction Management
- Digital Media (Sugar Land Campus Only)
- Electrical Power Engineering Technology
- Human Resources Development
- Mechanical Engineering Technology (Sugar Land Campus Only)
- Retailing and Consumer Science
- Supply Chain and Logistics Technology
- Technology Leadership and Innovation Management
Learn more about the College of Technology.
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.
Learn more about Exploratory Studies.
- 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.