May 30, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Catalog Updates


Changes to the undergraduate catalog since publishing date: 3/1/23

 

March 7-10, 2023- Due to a technical issue, if omitted, the following courses were added to the selections under the Core Curriculum Requirements for B.A., B.A.S., B.F.A., B.S., B.S./M.S. and B.S.N. programs:

Life and Physical Sciences (030)     

  • CHEM 1372

Language, Philosophy and Culture (040)     

  • SPAN 2311

Creative Arts (050)    

  • ARTS 1314
  • ARTS 2379
  • LITR 2366

 

March 21, 2023- Due to a clerical error, the following course names were corrected:

  • WRIT 3305  changed from Advanced Writing for Education to Advanced Writing for Humanities
  • WRIT 3306   changed from Advanced Writing for Humanities to Advanced Writing for Social Sciences

 

March 27, 2023- Due to post-publishing approvals, the following course names were corrected:

  • ARTS 3352   Changed from Traditional Photography to Film Photography
  • ARTS 4350   Changed from Advanced Traditional Photography to Advanced Film Photography
  • ARTS 4331   The following verbiage was changed in the ARTS 3331 prerequisite content–  May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor changed to May be repeated for credit.
  • ARTS 4352   The following verbiage was added to the ARTS 2371 prerequisite content–  May be repeated for credit with instructor’s permission.

 

March 29, 2023- Due to post-publishing approvals, the following changes were made within the College of Human Sciences and Humanties:

 

April 3, 2023- The following courses and their corresponding labs were reactivated:

 

April 5, 2023- The following content was changed in the Biological Science B.S./M.S. Clinical Laboratory Sciences  program:

 

April 10, 2023- Due to paper supply limit and in preparation for electronic transcript integration, Registration and Records Services  changed the number from 10 to 3 transcripts available per request form. 

 

April 17, 2023- The following content was added to the undergraduate Admission Requirements for Freshman Educated Outside the U.S.in the International Admissions and Programs  chapter:

  • Possess the equivalent of a U.S. high school/secondary diploma*
  • Submit official SAT (950+) or ACT (20+) scores
  • Meet the English proficiency requirement
  • Possess a minimum equivalent GPA of 2.5 (4.0 scale)
  •  

June 1, 2023- Due to a clerical error, the following credit hour content was ammended in the undergraduate course roster:

  • MKTG 4332  credit hours were changed from 0 to 3.

 

June 1, 2023- Due to a clerical error, the following course was added to the undergraduate course roster:

  • MATH 1001  Basic Math and Algebra Skills Review

 

June 1-5, 2023- Approval to add new Core Curriculum Requirements for B.A., B.A.S., B.F.A., B.S., B.S./M.S. and B.S.N. programs:

Life and Physical Sciences (30)  

  • PHYS 2425
  • PHYS 2426

Social and Behavioral Sciences (80)   

  • SWRK 2361

June 8, 2023-

The following content was added to the Mechanical Engineering, B.S.  program admissions requirements:

Freshman Admission Requirements

In addition to the UHCL General Admission requirements, the following additional criteria must be met for admission into the Mechanical Engineering Program:

Class Rank

Minimum Redesigned
SAT Total

Minimum SAT for
EBRW (reading and writing)

ACT Composite

ACT English

ACT Math

Top 10%

No min

No min

No min

No min

No min

11% - 25%

1120

560

22

22

23

26%  - 50%

1170

580

24

23

24

51% - 75%

1210

580

25

23

26

All Others

1250

580

26

23

28

Fall semester freshman students must be eligible to enroll in, or have college credit for, MATH 2412, MATH 2413, or MATH 2414. For spring semester admissions, freshman students must be eligible to enroll in, or have college credit for, MATH 2413 or MATH 2414.

Requirements for Students from Other Institutions and current UHCL Students Seeking a Change of Major to Mechanical Engineering

To be considered for admission into the program, students must meet the GPA requirements shown in the table below and must have credit for (can include AP credit):

MATH 2413 - Calculus I and MATH 2414 - Calculus II

CHEM 1311 - General Chemistry and CHEM 1111 - Laboratory for General Chemistry I

PHYS 2325 - University Physics I and PHYS 2125 - Laboratory for University Physics I

AREA

REQUIRED GPA*

All college level work attempted

2.50

All calculus courses and math courses with calculus prerequisites

2.50

All college level science courses** required by the major

2.50

All college level non-remedial English courses

2.33

All college level engineering courses

2.50

*In the calculation of each GPA, the most recent attempt taken at any institution is used - even if a higher grade was earned in a prior attempt.

**CHEM 1311/1111, PHYS 2325/2125, PHYS 2326/2126

Students that are marginally below the listed GPA requirements may submit an appeal to the Associate Dean and MENG Program chair.

 

June 13, 2023- 

Due to post-publishing approvals, a new program was added under the College of Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction:

 

June 29, 2023-

Tuition and Fees  data has been updated for the 2023-2024 academic year to reflect approvals by the University of Houston Board of Regents regarding tuition rates, costs and charges.

 

July 5, 2023-

The following content was removed from the Mechanical Engineering, B.S.  program admissions requirements:

Freshman Admission Requirements

In addition to the UHCL General Admission requirements, the following additional criteria must be met for admission into the Mechanical Engineering Program:

Class Rank

Minimum Redesigned
SAT Total

Minimum SAT for
EBRW (reading and writing)

ACT Composite

ACT English

ACT Math

Top 10%

No min

No min

No min

No min

No min

11% - 25%

1120

560

22

22

23

26%  - 50%

1170

580

24

23

24

51% - 75%

1210

580

25

23

26

All Others

1250

580

26

23

28

Fall semester freshman students must be eligible to enroll in, or have college credit for, MATH 2412, MATH 2413, or MATH 2414. For spring semester admissions, freshman students must be eligible to enroll in, or have college credit for, MATH 2413 or MATH 2414.

Requirements for Students from Other Institutions and current UHCL Students Seeking a Change of Major to Mechanical Engineering

To be considered for admission into the program, students must meet the GPA requirements shown in the table below and must have credit for (can include AP credit):

MATH 2413 - Calculus I and MATH 2414 - Calculus II

CHEM 1311 - General Chemistry and CHEM 1111 - Laboratory for General Chemistry I

PHYS 2325 - University Physics I and PHYS 2125 - Laboratory for University Physics I

AREA

REQUIRED GPA*

All college level work attempted

2.50

All calculus courses and math courses with calculus prerequisites

2.50

All college level science courses** required by the major

2.50

All college level non-remedial English courses

2.33

All college level engineering courses

2.50

*In the calculation of each GPA, the most recent attempt taken at any institution is used - even if a higher grade was earned in a prior attempt.

**CHEM 1311/1111, PHYS 2325/2125, PHYS 2326/2126

Students that are marginally below the listed GPA requirements may submit an appeal to the Associate Dean and MENG Program chair.

 

July 20, 2023-

The General Program Requirements  chapter added content in reference to applying for a certificate.

 

July 20, 2023-

The Tuition and Fees  chapter added a $25.00 fee for certificates under the Special Fees section.

 

July 26, 2023-

The course fee was eliminated for MATH 4346 .

 

August 2, 2023-

The following content was removed from the Repeated Courses section under the General Program Requirements  chapter:

“Any repeated courses where the final attempt was made prior to fall 2008 will be counted in the GPA calculation and in determining academic standing. With prior approval of the appropriate associate dean, students may repeat courses at another college or university to raise a grade, including F, earned at UHCL.”

 

August 24, 2023-

The course title for HIST 4313   was corrected. 

 

August 28, 2023-

The UHCL Office of Student Advocacy and the Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion office were merged to create a new Center for Student Advocacy and Community (CSAC) , effective 9/1/23.

 

August 30, 2023-

The UHCL Counseling Services Office changed its name to the Counseling and Mental Health Center 

 

August 31, 2023-

The UHCL Student Enrollment Center (SEC) changed its name to the Welcome Center 

 

February 15, 2024-

ARTS 4380  made Active-Visible in catalog.

 

February 15, 2024-

EMGT 4334   and EMGT 4391   were added to the catalog.  The courses were approved on the spring supplemental course file. 

 

May 1, 2024

HSAF 4000 was added to the catalog.  The course was approved on the summer supplemental course file.