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Open House Spring 2016

Wesley Wells

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UHD is a urban campus that sits in the center of Downtown Houston. The University of Houston-Downtown has awarded more than 62,000 degrees since opening its doors in 1974. In the Summer of 2015, the University of Houston- Downtown successfully welcomed its first class of enrolled students under our new admissions standards. Now we want you to join our rapidly growing family, and begin your journey at UHD!

Largest Public Four-Year
University in Houston

UHD Alumni

Impact on the
Regional Economy

Only university in Houston with a
Criminal Justice degree
Highest Wage Earners
for any public university in the state
1 of 5 in TX
International & Study Abroad Programs
Academic Support Centers
Career Development Center
Veteran Services
Disability Services
Center for Student Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Campus Life

*Accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Undergraduate Majors
Management Information Systems*
General Business*
Insurance & Risk Management*
International Business*
Supply Chain Management*

Graduate Programs
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A)*
Master of Security Management for Executives
Undergraduate Majors
Urban Education (BA-IS)
Criminal Justice (BAAS-CJ & BS-CJ)
Social Work

Graduate Programs
Master of Science in Criminal Justice
Master of Arts in Teaching

Advanced Early Childhood, EC-6
Advanced Technology, EC-12
Advanced ESL, TESOL-Standards Based, EC-12

Undergraduate Majors
Applied Mathematics
Applied Statistics
Biological and Physical Science
Computer Science
Control and Instrumentation Technology
Safety Management
Structural Analysis and Design Option in Engineering Technology

(FALL 2017)
Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Graduate Program
Data Analytics

Undergraduate Majors
Communication Studies
Fine Arts
Social Sciences
Political Science
Professional Writing
Social Sciences
Health and Behavioral Science

Undergraduate Majors
Interdisciplinary Studies (BS-IS)
Applied Administration (BAAS)

Concentrations in: Fire Protection Engineering Technology, Manufacturing and Process Engineering Technology, Petroleum Engineering Technology and Safety Management

Graduate Programs
Master of Art in Non-Profit Management
Master of Art in Rhetoric and Composition
Master of Science in Technical Communication

*Top 25% Automatic Admissions*

CPS offers great job opportunities!
Certified Texas Teacher
$50,000 starting salaries plus benefits (additional stipends too)
Police, Probation, Parole Officers
$40,000-$45,000 starting salaries plus benefits
Social Worker
$35,000 - $55,000 starting salaries plus benefits

What will you do with your degree?
Outstanding Preparation
Awards for our graduates
Rookie teachers of the year
Campus teachers of the year
Quest for Quality - Outstanding Texas teacher candidates
District teacher of the year finalist
Bilingual teachers of the year for local associations
Texas student teacher of the year
National bilingual teacher of the year 2014
Presenters at state and local conferences

Urban Education

Outstanding Program
STAR Award – Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board 2010
Guiding Star Award – Houston Chapter of Parents and Public Schools 2010
Dedicated graduates – 99% teach within a 75 mile radius of UHD
UE graduates have highest 5 year teacher retention rate in Texas (87%) (the US 3 year rate is 50%)

Urban Education

Popular Program!
660 undergraduate students, 80 graduate students
Employment Market
Mostly 5 county areas
Some Notable Graduates (some now instructors)
Former Chief Charles McClelland – HPD
Troy Nehls – elected Sheriff of Ft. Bend County
Aaron Tyksinski – Chief Deputy of Precinct 3, Ft. Bend Constables Office
Martha Montalvo – Current Police Chief of HPD
Vicki King – Former Assistant Chief of HPD
Rick Hartley – Executive Director of 100 Club
Henry Gonzalez – second in command at Harris County Juvenile Probation

Criminal Justice
One of the fastest growing careers in the US
Employment to grow by 19% between 2012 & 2022
Achievements of our Graduates
50% of graduates enrolled in MSW studies
50% of graduates were employed immediately after graduation
2015 Graduate received the Women Professionals in Government Scholarship
2014 Graduate received a Full Scholarship to complete her MSW at U of Michigan
2013 Graduate received a major scholarship to complete her MSW at UPenn
2013 Graduate received a major scholarship to complete her MSW at UH

Social Work
Trained over 5,000 graduates
Graduates are Top Tier Candidates
Highly Recruited for Jobs
Program Requires Community Service
Positions in Laws Enforcement of graduates include:
Deputy chief
Many Elected Constables

Criminal Justice Training Center
Top jobs

Internships Lead To...
Urban Education
Field Experiences of 720 hours in schools, teach at least 4 lessons prior to student teaching, 10 partner districts
Criminal Justice
Juvenile Probation, Adult Probation, Law Enforcement Agencies, Law Firms, Harris County District Attorney, Parole, Security Divisions of Corporations, Pretrial Services, US Attorney’s Office, Children’s Protective Services
Social Work
Field experience of 400 hours under MSW supervision
Placements include The Beacon, Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM), Texas Council on Alcohol & Drugs, Mental Health America, Adult Protective Services, Salvation Army, Catholic Charities, Neighborhood Centers Immigration Services @ Baker Ripley House, SEARCH, West Oaks Hospital, Communities in Services, Harris County Child Protection Services, Jewish Family Service Center, March of Dimes-NiCU, Humble Area Assistance Ministries (HAM), DSHS

Urban Education
Criminal Justice
Social Work

Practicing What We Preach!
Commitment to community
Knowledge building

Center for Public Service and Family Strengths
and the
Institute for Community Research
Urban Education
Bernardo Pohl received the 2016 McGraw Hill Distinguished Scholar Award at the Ethnographic Qualitative Research Conference
Diane Miller is Vice-President of the Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts
Ron Beebe was awarded $3 million from the Department of Education for a five-year project titled “Pathways to Teaching Careers Program”
Criminal Justice
Rebecca Pfeffer received a grant and conducted a study, Human Trafficking in Houston, Texas: An Assessment of Local Agency Understanding, Response, and Collaboration
Hsiao-Ming Wang and UHD hosted a delegation of university Presidents, Deans, Faculty, and Directors from Taiwan and the United States in the Taiwan-Texas Higher Education Forum
Judith Harris serves on the Harris County Criminal Justice Council and presented her Re-Entry Senior Seminar project with CJ students to the University of Houston Board of Regents
Kevin Buckler and Mike Cavanaugh are Co-Editors of Journal of Criminal Justice and Law
Social Work
Heather Goltz was named to serve on the Planning Committee for the 14th Annual Disparities in Health in America: Working Toward Social Justice Workshop at UHD, Summer, 2016
Dana Smith published “Globalization and Social Work: Influencing Practice Through Continuing Education” in the Journal of Social Work
Angela Goins worked for 19 years in Adult Protective Services prior to joining UHD
Dawn McCarty is a community engagement expert and lifetime service at Casa Juan Diego

You will be Taught by the Best!
CPS has many distinguished faculty members….

Choosing a Major is a Major Opportunity
to Make a Major Decision!

We’re dedicated to service in the College of Public Service

Dean, College of Business
D. Michael Fields, PhD.

Assistant Dean Student Services
Carmen Cuevas, J.D.

Graduate Program

Master of Business Administration *
Concentrations in: Corporate Finance, Human Resource Management, Leadership, Investment Management, Supply Chain Management

Graduate Certificates

Master of Security Management for Executives

* Accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Student Services
College of Business
COB Student Services Office – B-101
Undergraduate Advising

Graduate Advising Office – B-400

COB Career Development Center – B-104

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Management, Marketing and Business Administration

Finance, Accounting and Management Information Systems
Management, Marketing and
Business Administration

BBA in Management
BBA in Marketing
BBA in General Business
BBA in Supply Chain Management
BBA in Insurance & Risk Management
* Accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Lucille Pointer, PhD.
MMBA Department Chair; Professor, Marketing

Marilyn Tabacco, M.Ed., M.S., CPA
Assistant Director, College of Business Advising

Brett Hobby, M.Ed.
Director, COB Career Development Center

Stephanie Williams, B.A.
Academic Advisor II

Bryan Nguyen, MBA; UHD Instructor and UHD Staff
Alumnus (BBA – International Business, Fall 2006)

Finance, Accounting,
Management Information Systems

BBA in Finance
BBA in Accounting
BBA in Management Information Systems
BBA in International Business
* Accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
B.S. in Computer Science
B.S.E.T. in Control and Instrumentation Engineering Technology*
B.S.E.T. in Structural Analysis and Design Option in Engineering Technology*
B.A.A.S. in Safety Management
Computer Science
*Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET
B.S. in Applied Statistics
Biostatistics Concentration
Secondary Mathematics Teacher Certification
B.A. in Mathematics
Secondary Mathematics Teacher Certification
B.S. in Mathematics
Mathematics and Statistics
B.S. in Biology
Concentrations in Environmental Biosciences, Microbiology, and Molecular and Cellular Biosciences
B.S. in Biological and Physical Sciences
Secondary Mathematics Teacher Certification
B.S. in Biotechnology
B.S. in Chemistry*
Concentrations in Biochemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Forensic Science, and Industrial Chemistry
B.S. in Geosciences
Concentrations in Environmental Geology, Geochemistry, and Petroleum Geotechnology
Natural Sciences
*American Chemical Society Approval
Academically competitive scholarship and mentoring program
Promotes scholarship and student success
Academic scholarship
Research stipends
Min. cumulative GPA of 3.0
Min. SAT Math and Critical Reading Scores of 500 each (HS students)
CST major
Scholars Academy
*Early Application Deadlines*
December 1, February 1, or April 1
Hands-on Research
Student Organizations
Student Engagement
CST Student Advising Center
(713) 221-5001
BS-IS Degree Program
The Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Interdisciplinary Studies combines traditional academics with innovative learning opportunities.

It offers the flexibility to allow students to create the degree that serves their interests and meets their future career goals.

Students may earn credit across multiple disciplines to develop the writing, communication and critical thinking skills that will serve them in life.

The degree allows for up 6 hours of Field Experience credit earned through an internship or through volunteer work which provides students the opportunity to gain valuable learning experiences while testing themselves and their skills in real-world settings.

BS-IS Degree Program
The BS IS Degree consists of 120 credit hours.

42 hours of the Texas Core

18 hours Preparatory courses in Literature, Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, and Math/Natural Science

36 hours Junior-Senior coursework across multiple disciplines

24 hours Free Electives

BS IS Degree Program
What are recent BS-IS Graduates doing?
Journalist Case officer
Payroll Manager
Bank Teller
Police Officer
Artistic Director
Human Resource Manager
Facilities Manager
Administrative Assistant
Restaurant Manager
What Graduate School programs do
BS-IS graduates attend?

Law School
Master of Arts Programs such as Teaching, Higher Ed Administration, English, Non-Profit Management, and History
Master of Science Programs such as Professional Writing, Criminal Justice, and Psychology
Master of Business Administration
Master of Social Work
Master of Security Management
BS-IS Degree Program
For more information on the BS-IS Degree Program, please contact:

M. Hovsepian, PhD, IS Program Chair
South-601 or by email HovsepianM@uhd.edu

Mr. Burton, IS Program Advisor
South-601 or by email BurtonJ@uhd.edu

Mr. Mendez, IS Program Advisor
South-601 or by email MendezEd@uhd.edu

Visit our webpage

BAAS-AA Degree Program
The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree with a major in Applied Administration offers students the opportunity to develop the competencies required for promotion to administrative and supervisory positions

Integrates the AAS degree with the requirements of the BAAS-AA, enabling students to earn a four-year degree with minimal loss of AAS credit hours

Provides AAS students with a clear path to a bachelors degree

Allows students to transfer up to 78 community college hours to the BAAS-AA
BAAS-AA Degree Program
Courses in BAAS-AA provide students skills and knowledge in supervision and leadership, human resources, budgeting, interpersonal communication, change management, program planning and evaluation, information systems, and the development of technology for use in organizational processes

Applicants for admission to the program must have completed an AAS degree that includes an integrated block of workforce development courses

120 hours in degree plan
42 hour state mandated Common Core
36 hours from Technical Major for AAS degree
30 hours Applied Administration Major
9 hours Prescribed Electives
3 hours Upper Division Electives (no UHD College of Business courses)

BAAS-AA Degree Program
Top AAS Degree Disciplines Transferred into BAAS-AA:
Business Related 37%
Paralegal Studies 18%
Healthcare Related 15%
Information Technology Related 10%

Other AAS Degrees Transferred into BAAS-AA (30%)
Process Technology, Visual Communications, Public Service, Hospitality Management, Child Development, Non-destructive Testing, Interpreter Training, Engineering Design Graphics-Petro/Industrial, Human Services, Criminal Justice, Molecular Biotechnology, Interior Design, Culinary Arts, Maintenance Production Management, Vehicle Maintenance, Integrated Technology, Drafting, Chemical Technology, Telecommunications, Logistics, Cosmetology, Environmental Protection, Visual Video and Post Production, Architectural Technology

BAAS-AA Degree Program
Major in Applied Administration with Engineering Technology Concentrations

Engineering Technology Concentrations
Fire Protection Engineering Technology
Manufacturing and Process Engineering Technology
Petroleum Engineering Technology
Safety Management

120 hours in degree plan
42 hour state mandated Common Core
36 hours from Technical Major for AAT/AAS in ET or related degree
24 hours Applied Administration Major
12 hours Engineering Technology Core
6 hours Engineering Technology Electives
What Graduate School programs do
BAAS-AA graduates attend?
Law School
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Master of Arts in Non-profit Management
Master of Science in Technology Management
Master of Science in Health Administration
Master of Science in Library Science
BAAS-AA Degree Program
For more information on the BAAS-AA Degree Program, please contact:

Dr. Karen C. Kaser, AA Program Chair
South-601 or by email kaserk@uhd.edu

Ms. Kei Shay Tones, AA Program Advisor
South-601 or by email tonesk@uhd.edu

Visit our webpage

Application Deadline/Fall 2016: August 1
- 15 or More Hours
- 2.0 Cumulative GPA
- $35 Application Fee
- Official Transcripts from all
colleges/universities previously attended
- Student must be in Good Academic Standing
at last institution attended
Health and Behavioral Science
For more information about HBS, contact Cindy Stewart, StewartCi@uhd.edu
Job Opportunities
Gain knowledge, skills, and competencies that prepare you to work in one of the fastest growing fields
Amazing employment opportunities in the Houston Medical Center
Educational Opportunities
Take courses from some of the most popular disciplines: Communication, Psychology, Sociology, and HEALTH
Gain work-related experience through internships and service learning activities
Scheduling Opportunities
Courses offered online, hybrid, and face-to-face
Transfer credits accepted from Health Science programs
Fields in Psychology
Biopsychology/Cognitive Neuropsychology/Clinical Neuropsychology
Clinical & Counseling Psychology
Relevant Courses at UHD:
Psy 4302 Abnormal Psychology
Psy 4306 Theories of Personality
Psy 4307 Counseling and Psychotherapy
Psy 4308 Psychological Assessment
Opportunities with a Bachelor’s Degree
Human Services Worker
Social Worker
Substance Abuse Counselor
School Psychology
Relevant Courses at UHD:
Psy 3302 Educational Psychology
Psy 3303 Child Psychology
Psy 2310 Human Growth & Development
Psy 3305 Adolescent Psychology
Opportunities with a Bachelor’s Degree
Child-Care Worker
Developmental Psychology
Relevant Courses at UHD:
Psy 3303 Child Psychology
Psy 2310 Human Growth & Development
Psy 3305 Adolescent Psychology
Psy 3309 Adult Psychology
Psy 4316 Psychology of the Elderly
Opportunities with a Bachelor’s Degree
Gerontology Aid
Non-Profit Organizations
Legal/Forensic Psychology
Relevant Courses at UHD:
Psy 4309 Psychology and the Law
Opportunities with a Bachelor’s Degree
Police Officer
Correctional Officer
Probation & Parole Officer
Juvenile Detention Worker
Government Agent

Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Relevant Courses at UHD:
Psy 3301 Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Opportunities with a Bachelor’s
Human Resources
Commercial or Industrial Design Assistant
Social & Consumer Psychology
Relevant Courses at UHD:
Psy 2302 Social Psychology
Opportunities with a Bachelor’s Degree
Public Relations

Studying Psychology at UHD
Student Activities
Psi Chi: The national honor society in psychology
Psychology Club
Association of Black Psychologists Student Circle
Psychology Internship
Special Projects in Psychology
Get Psyched Week!

Two Undergraduate Level Degrees
B. A. in English
B.S. in Professional Writing
Four Minors
Creative Writing
Digital Media
Professional Writing
What does the Department of English Offer?
B. A. in English
Literary Studies
guides students in the analysis and interpretation of novels, short stories, poetry, plays, and essays.
Creative Writing
immerses students in the art and craft of poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, and literary translation in workshops.
Film Studies
brings students into a deeper understanding of how we look at narrative, documentary, and avant-garde cinema from around the world as it has changed from the late-19th century to the present.

English Education
orients students towards a future as a teacher in the classroom.
Careers in B. A. in English
Among others they include:
Public Relations
Public Administration
Communication coordinator
Project Administrator
B.S. in Professional Writing
Prepares students to work in many areas of communication in business, industry, the media and government. Students in professional writing are trained to produce documents and communicate in digital and print formats, including professional applications for social media.
Internship Opportunities
Students have the opportunity to gain valuable job-related experience and to develop professional networks through various internships.
Careers in Professional Writing
Among others they include:
Social media management
Web content writing
Grant writing
Proposal writing
Advertising writing
Web designing
Usability testing
For more information, Contact Dr. Michelle Moosally via email @moosallym@uhd.edu or phone @713-221-8254
CHSS Honor Societies and Organizations
Social Sciences
Phi Alpha Theta - History Honor Society
Phi Sigma Tau - International Honor Society in Philosophy
Pi Gamma Mu - International Social Sciences Honor Society
Psi Chi - Psychology Honor Society
Webb Historical Society
Pre-Law Society
Psychology Club
Sociology Club
Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society
Enhancing your Educational Opportunities
Arts & Humanities
Sigma Delta Pi is a national honors society devoted to students of Spanish
CHSS Advising Programs
Mentoring Program
Study Abroad
Internships/Special Projects
Enhancing your Educational Opportunities
CHSS Student Engagement
3rd Thursday Events
Welcome Week
Student Appreciation Week
Saturday Registration
Gracias Gators
G.E.T (Gator Ed Talks)
Horse trainer
Private Investigator Athletic Director
Movie producer
Hospital Administrator
Physical Therapist
School District Administrator
Project Manager
IT Director
Train conductor
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