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B.S. Applied Statistics

Applied Statistics (B.S.)

On Campus

The Bachelor of Sciences in Applied Statistics program prepares you for employment using the tools of discrete mathematics and statistics. As a student, you’ll be able to take advantage of UHD’s smaller class sizes, flexible scheduling options, and faculty mentoring program while achieving your educational goals.

Included Courses:

  • Design and Analysis of Experiments
  • Operations Research
  • Statistical Computing
  • Statistical Quality Control
  • Decision Mathematics

Career Options:

After graduation, work as a:

  • Teacher
  • Actuary
  • Clinical Research Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Market Research Specialist
  • Statistician
  • Data Manager
B.S. Applied Statistics with Concentration in Biostatistics

Applied Statistics with Concentration in Biostatistics (B.S.)

On Campus

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Statistics with Biostatistics Concentration is designed to provide a broad overview of statistics and its application in biological sciences. Intended for students who intend to be employed in life and health sciences fields that require statistical tools, you can also use this degree as a springboard for post-graduate study in biostatistics. And with UHD you get flexible, smaller classes, faculty mentoring, modern labs, and hand-on experience.

Included Courses:

  • Design and Analysis of Experiments
  • Operations Research
  • Statistical Computing
  • Statistical Quality Control
  • Decision Mathematics

Career Options:

After graduation, work as a:

  • Statistician
  • Actuary
  • Clinical Research Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Market Research Specialist
  • Teacher
B.S. Applied Statistics with Concentration in Biostatistics

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion Program (RN to BSN)

On Campus

The BSN Degree at UHD offers students a strong educational foundation in nursing, while also providing them with the leadership and critical thinking skills necessary for a challenging career in any healthcare setting, or in the pursuit of a graduate degree. As a UHD nursing student, you will complete clinical experiences and learn from the best medical professionals inside the Texas Medical Center and community agencies. This degree is designed to be a degree completion degree for students that have already received an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing (AASN) degree along with their RN license.

Included Courses:

  • Trends and Issues in Nursing
  • Health Care of Older Adults
  • Pathophysiology
  • Community Care
  • Basic Concepts in Nursing Research

Career Options:

After graduation, work as a:

  • Staff Nurse
  • Nurse Case Manager
  • Inpatient/Outpatient Centers
  • Nurse Unit Manager
  • Surgical Nurse
  • Nurse Educator
  • Community Care Nurse
  • Clinical Researcher
B.S. Biological and Physical Sciences

Biological and Physical Sciences (B.S.)

On Campus

This broad-based curriculum incorporates components of both liberal arts and the Natural Science in order to prepare graduates for fulfilling careers in biology, chemistry, and microbiology. Tailor a degree program to suit your unique needs and career aspirations, with UHD’s flexible, smaller classes, faculty mentoring, and modern labs.

Included Courses:

  • Field Studies
  • Environmental Biology
  • Embryology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Science Education

Career Options:

Pursue a career as a:

  • Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Natural Science Manager
  • Medical Technologist
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Environmental Specialist
  • Data Analyst
  • Hydrologist
B.S. Biological and Physical Sciences with Secondary-level Teacher Certification

Biological and Physical Sciences with Secondary-level Teacher Certification (B.S.)

On Campus

The B.S. in Biological and Physical Sciences with Secondary-level Teacher Certification provides the opportunity for aspiring educators to gain credits as part of their baccalaureate science program. In this program, the chair of the Department of Natural Sciences consults with the students’ advisor to create an approved degree plan that is designed to meet the career goals and interests of the student.

Included Courses:

  • Field Studies
  • Environmental Biology
  • Embryology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Science Education

Career Options:

Pursue a career as a:

  • Teacher
  • Food Scientist
  • Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Medical
  • Epidemiologist
  • Veterinarian
  • Environmental Specialist
  • Forensic Scientist
B.S. Biology

Biology (B.S.)

On Campus

With this version of the Bachelor of Science in Biology, students in this program have the ability to tailor the degree program to meet their individual personal and career goals and interests. Students graduate prepared for a wide variety of opportunities that include Ph.D. programs and lucrative careers in the sciences, medical fields, and dental school.

Included Courses:

  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Plant Biology
  • Immunology
  • Genomics
  • Advanced Cell & Molecular Biology

Career Options:

Pursue a career as a:

  • Dentist
  • Doctor
  • Health Policy Analyst
  • Nutritionist
  • Pharmacist
  • Environmental Specialist
B.S. Biology with Environmental Biosciences Concentration

Biology with Environmental Biosciences Concentration (B.S.)

On Campus

The B.S. in Biology with Environmental Biosciences Concentration degree is designed to serve those who are interested in working in environmental sciences, environmental public health, agency careers, and corporate consultation. You’ll excel when you choose UHD because of its flexible class structure, modern labs, and excellent faculty mentoring programs.

Included Courses:

  • Environmental Biology
  • Field Studies
  • Parasitology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Environmental Microbiology

Career Options:

After graduation, work as a:

  • Environmental Specialist
  • Doctor
  • Health Policy Analyst
  • Nutritionist
  • Pharmacist
  • Dentist
B.S. Biology with Microbiology Concentration

Biology with Microbiology Concentration (B.S.)

On Campus

Designed to meet the needs of those interested in careers in the medical, dental, or other health professions, the Bachelor of Sciences in Biology with a Concentration in Microbiology provides a broad-based curriculum in the liberal arts and natural sciences, with a set of courses specifically in biology with a microbiology focus. This degree prepares you for a career as a food microbiologist, clinical microbiologist or for graduate work in microbiology or public health.

Included Courses:

  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Advanced Cell & Molecular Biology

Career Options:

Pursue a career as a:

  • Medical Technologist
  • Food Microbiologist
  • Clinical Microbiologist
  • Nutritionist
  • Research Assistant
  • Scientist
  • Teacher
B.S. Biology with Molecular and Cellular Biosciences Concentration

Biology with Molecular and Cellular Biosciences Concentration (B.S.)

On Campus

Designed to meet the needs of those interested in careers in the medical, dental, or other health professions, the Bachelor of Sciences in Biology with a Concentration in Molecular and Cellular provides a broad-based curriculum in the liberal arts and natural sciences, with a set of courses specifically in molecular and cellular biology. Graduates are prepared for a career in medicine, botany, genetics and biotechnology, or to pursue higher education in the molecular and cellular fields.

Included Courses:

  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Advanced Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Genomics

Career Options:

After graduation, work as a:

  • Environmental Specialist
  • Doctor
  • Health Policy Analyst
  • Nutritionist
  • Scientist
  • Teacher
B.S. Biotechnology

Biotechnology (B.S.)

On Campus

This broad-based degree program is steeped in the liberal arts and includes a set of courses specifically designed to prepare students for entry-level jobs in biotechnology. This program satisfies course requirements for all major pre-professional degree programs in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, optometry, and veterinary medicine, and graduates will be well-suited to pursue advanced degrees in biotechnology, biochemistry, microbiology, and molecular biology.

Included Courses:

  • Advanced Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Microbial Biotechnology
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Human Genetics

Career Options:

Pursue a career as a:

  • Quality Control Analyst
  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • Doctor
  • Engineer
  • Clinical Research Associate
B.S. Chemistry

Chemistry (B.S.)

On Campus

The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry degree program at UHD is divided into three principal areas so you can get a broad-based view of chemistry, while learning the advanced methods, theories and applications vital to chemistry careers. All courses for this degree are approved by the American Chemical Society, and you’ll benefit from UHD’s smaller class sizes, flexible scheduling, faculty mentoring and modern labs.

Included Courses:

  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Instrumentation Analysis
  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  • Industrial Organic Chemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry

Career Options:

After graduation, work as a:

  • Chemist
  • Doctor
  • Quality Control Specialist
  • Laboratory Technologist
  • Pharmacist
  • Lab Manager
  • Quality Assurance Manager
B.S. Chemistry with Biochemistry Concentration

Chemistry with Biochemistry Concentration (B.S.)

On Campus

This program’s broad-based curriculum mixes liberal arts with the Natural Sciences to provide optimal outcomes for students who are interested in dentistry, medicine, and other related postgraduate fields. This program is approved by the Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Society for a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with a special focus on biochemistry.

Included Courses:

  • Biochemistry
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Genomics
  • Advanced Cell & Molecular Biology

Career Options:

Pursue a career as a:

  • Biochemist
  • Doctor
  • Quality Control Specialist
  • Laboratory Technologist
  • Lab Manager
  • Pharmacist
  • Quality Assurance Manager
B.S. Chemistry with an Environmental Chemistry Concentration

Chemistry with an Environmental Chemistry Concentration (B.S.)

On Campus

This program’s broad-based curriculum mixes liberal arts with the Natural Sciences to provide optimal outcomes for students who are interested in working in the chemistry industry, state regulatory agencies involved in environmental monitoring, or advanced degrees in chemistry and environmental sciences.

Included Courses:

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Field Studies
  • Industrial Organic Chemistry
  • Instrumentation & Analysis
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology

Career Options:

Pursue a career as a:

  • Environmental Chemist
  • Doctor
  • Quality Control Specialist
  • Pharmacist
  • Laboratory Manager
B.S. Chemistry with Forensic Sciences Concentration

Chemistry with Forensic Sciences Concentration (B.S.)

On Campus

This program’s broad-based curriculum mixes liberal arts with the Natural Sciences to provide optimal outcomes for students who are interested in working in criminal justice laboratories, legal and paralegal firms, or earning advanced degrees in chemistry, forensic science, anthropology, or archaeology.

Included Courses:

  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Biochemistry
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • Instrumentation & Analysis

Career Options:

Pursue a career as a:

  • Forensic Scientist
  • Chemist
  • Quality Control Specialist
  • Laboratory Technologist
  • Pharmacist
  • Quality Assurance Manager
B.S. Chemistry with Industrial Chemistry Concentration

Chemistry with Industrial Chemistry Concentration (B.S.)

On Campus

This program’s broad-based curriculum mixes liberal arts with the Natural Sciences to provide optimal outcomes for students who are interested in entering a highly technical and demanding field or earning advanced certification in chemistry-related fields. Student in the B.S. in Chemistry with Industrial Chemistry Concentration will be encouraged to monitor environmental conditions, develop new energy sources, and take part in a range of additional career-focused, hands-on projects.

Included Courses:

  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Instrumentation & Analysis
  • Industrial Organic Chemistry
  • Field Experience

Career Options:

Pursue a career as a:

  • Industrial Chemist
  • Quality Control Specialist
  • Laboratory Technologist
  • Pharmacist
  • Lab Manager
  • Quality Assurance Manager
B.S. Computer Science

Computer Science (B.S.)

On Campus

The B.S. in Computer Science from University of Houston—Downtown lays the foundation in the fundamental concepts of computer science. We then layer in practical training relevant to the common applications of computing to ensure maximum success after graduation.

Included Courses:

  • Digital Logic
  • Data & Information Systems
  • Cybersecurity
  • Gaming Programming
  • Data Mining

Career Options:

After graduation, work as a:

  • Programmer
  • Network or System Engineer
  • System Director
  • Data or Information Security Administrator
  • Software or Web Developer
  • Quality Assurance Analyst
B.S.E.T Control and Instrumentation Engineering Technology

Control and Instrumentation Engineering Technology (B.S.E.T)

On Campus

This unique, four-year program provides students with high-quality, engaging educational experiences for a solid foundation in analysis, design, testing, implementation of instrumentation, and control systems. Graduates of the Control and Instrumentation Engineering Technology program are prepared to take on satisfying and lucrative careers, thanks to intensive training in computer technology, electrical/electronic systems, and communication systems.

Included Courses:

  • Engineering Networks
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Robotics
  • Process Modeling & Simulation
  • Computing Systems Security

Career Options:

Pursue a career as a:

  • Process Control Engineer
  • Computer Manufacturer
  • Electrical or Instrumentation Engineer
  • Oil Refinery Manager
  • Power Plant Supervisor
  • Instrumentation Designer
B.S. Data Science

Data Science (B.S.)

On Campus

The Bachelor of Science in Data Science is built on a foundation of mathematics, statistics and computer programming. This is the first undergraduate program of its kind in the state of Texas! Throughout this program you will learn to collect, organize, and query large data sets, apply algorithms, identify and interpret actionable information from raw data, and make informed, mathematically valid and ethically sound decisions. With UHD you get flexible, smaller classes, faculty mentoring and hand-on experience.

Included Courses:

  • Data Collection, Transformation, and Curation
  • Statistical and Machine Learning
  • Discrete Mathematical Structures
  • Decision Mathematics
  • Applied Regression

Career Options:

Be able to work in areas such as:

  • Defense
  • Energy
  • Medical
  • Natural language processing
  • Search engines
  • Robotics
B.S. Geosciences with Environmental Geology Concentration

Geosciences with Environmental Geology Concentration (B.S.)

On Campus

Prepare for a rewarding career in environmental geology with this broad-based degree program that infuses the liberal arts across a broad range of environmental topics. This degree is designed to meet the needs of students interested in geology, environmental sciences, and careers in the environmental industry, while the program itself boasts small, flexible classes, hands-on experience, and faculty mentoring.

Included Courses:

  • Environmental Geology
  • Field Geology
  • Structural Geology
  • Sedimentation & Stratigraphy
  • Coastal Studies

Career Options:

After graduation, work as a:

  • Environmental Engineer
  • Geophysicist
  • Hydrologist
  • Weather Reporter
  • Geologist
  • Land Surveyor
B.S. Geosciences with Geochemistry Concentration

Geosciences with Geochemistry Concentration (B.S.)

On Campus

The Bachelor of Sciences in Geosciences with Concentration in Geochemistry program is designed to meet the needs of those interested in careers in the earth-science related industry or graduate work in geology or geochemistry. Many graduates find rewarding careers in industry, environmental management, and government policy areas, in disciplines such as geochemist, hydrologist, petrologist, and more.

Included Courses:

  • Inorganic Geochemistry
  • Mineralogy
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Instrumentation & Analysis

Career Options:

After graduation, work as a:

  • Geochemist
  • Geophysicist
  • Hydrologist
  • Petrologist
  • Weather Reporter
  • Geologist
  • Environmental Engineer
B.S. Geosciences with Petroleum Geotechnology Concentration

Geosciences with Petroleum Geotechnology Concentration (B.S.)

On Campus

This program’s broad-based curriculum mixes liberal arts with the Natural Sciences for students who are interested in working in geology and careers in the oil and gas industries. As a student, you’ll gain valuable knowledge of petroleum-related issues in courses that include stratigraphy, mineralogy, petrology, structural geology, mathematics, and engineering.

Included Courses:

  • Petroleum Geology
  • Sedimentation & Stratigraphy
  • Field Geology
  • Petrology
  • Structural Geology

Career Options:

Pursue a career as a:

  • Geophysicist
  • Scientist
  • Hydrologist
  • Weather Reporter
  • Geologist
  • Environmental Engineer
M.S. Data Analytics

Masters in Data Analytics (M.S.)

On Campus

The Master of Science in Data Analytics is an application-based program that provides a broad education in advanced statistics, digital data acquisition, digital data management, data analysis, and data presentation. You’ll receive rigorous training in statistical analysis and computational techniques, while providing master of data analysis tied to interdisciplinary applications.

Included Courses:

  • Time Series Analysis
  • Applied Regression Analysis
  • Multivariate Analysis and Nonparametric Statistics
  • Project Management
  • Data Mining
  • Data Management
  • Predictive Analytics

Career Options:

After graduation, work as a:

  • Data Analyst
  • Statistician
  • Business Analyst
  • Portfolio Analyst
  • Fraud/Risk Analyst
B.A. Mathematics

Mathematics (B.A.)

On Campus

A B.A. in Mathematics gives students a unique chance to develop their analytical and problem-solving skills and master mathematical techniques in preparation for advanced degree programs or to enter the competitive employment market. And at UHD, we offer flexible, smaller classes to help meet the needs of busy professionals who also want to pursue higher education.

Included Courses:

  • Probability and Statistics
  • Mathematical Modelling
  • Graphs & Networks
  • Advanced Multivariate Calculus

Career Options:

After graduation, work as a:

  • Actuary
  • Teacher
  • Accountant
  • Researcher
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Mathematician
B.S. Mathematics

Mathematics (B.S.)

On Campus

A Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics is designed to provide students with the foundation of a liberal arts education and a broad overview of modern mathematics and its applications. Created for students who wish to combine an extensive study of mathematics with a second concentration in one of the natural sciences, computer science, statistics or engineering, this program helps prepare students for careers as an actuary, computer analyst, cryptographer, and industrial mathematician, among others.

Included Courses:

  • Probability and Statistics
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Graphs & Networks
  • Advanced Multivariate Calculus

Career Options:

After graduation, work as a:

  • Actuary
  • Teacher
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Accountant
  • Cryptographer
B.A. Mathematics and Secondary Mathematics Teacher Certification

Mathematics and Secondary Mathematics Teacher Certification (B.A.)

On Campus

Designed for aspiring high school mathematics teachers, this program provides a foundation of liberal arts education, combined with real-world application. With flexible, smaller classes, hands-on training, modern labs, and faculty mentoring students will be prepared for rewarding careers as teachers or to pursue advanced degree programs.

Included Courses:

  • Probability and Statistics
  • Mathematical Modelling
  • Graphs & Networks
  • Advanced Multivariate Calculus
  • Math Education

Career Options:

After graduation, work as a:

  • Teacher
  • Actuary
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Accountant
  • Cryptographer
  • Researcher
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Mathematician
B.A.A.S Safety Management

Safety Management (B.A.A.S)

On Campus

The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in Safety Management (B.A.A.S) from UHD will prepare students to analyze the human and equipment aspects of safety in preparation for satisfying careers in safety management. You’ll graduate with a solid foundation in safety management, knowledge of the most modern safety technologies, and the ability to effectively communicate and present relevant safety information.

Included Courses:

  • Occupational Safety
  • Fire Protection Chemistry & Physics
  • 3D Fire Modeling
  • Construction Safety
  • Industrial Hygiene

Career Options:

After graduation, work as a:

  • Risk or Loss Control Manager
  • Compliance Officer
  • Emergency Management Director
  • Safety Specialist
  • Safety Inspector
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Environmental Health Manager
  • Security Consultant
B.S.E.T. Structural Analysis and Design Option in Engineering Technology

Structural Analysis and Design Option in Engineering Technology (B.S.E.T.)

On Campus

The B.S.E.T. in Structural Analysis and Design Option in Engineering Technology provides students with a solid background in analysis, design, testing, and construction of civil structures. The program has a sharp focus on the application of computer technology, modern materials, and construction techniques to current design projects, with special regard to planning, costs, and management. With a curriculum designed to prepare you for careers in a wide range of industries, graduates often go on to become part of city, county and state public works departments, engineering and construction design firms, fabrication companies, and geological testing firms, to name a few.

Included Courses:

  • CADD Drafting Systems
  • GIS-GPS
  • Statics
  • Structural Analysis
  • Concrete Design

Career Options:

Pursue a career as a:

  • Quality Control Analyst
  • Geological Analyst
  • Research or Development Engineer
  • Structural Programmer
  • Structural Designer
  • Material Developer

*The University of Houston-Downtown, does not currently offer online courses to residents of the following states and territories: American Samoa, Guam, Massachusetts and Puerto Rico.