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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

*All new Enviromental 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

Learn more about the Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts.

C. T. Bauer College of Business

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

Learn more about the Cullen College of Engineering.

Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management

Learn more about the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management.

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Learn more about the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Learn more about the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

College of Nursing

*All new students are admitted as Pre-Nursing.

College of Technology

Learn more about the College of Technology.

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.

Learn more about Exploratory Studies.

Pre-Professional Tracks

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.