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College of Sciences & Technology

Highlights
  • Project Graduation Event

    ATTENTION Summer & Fall 2017 graduates, CST advisors will be hosting a Project Graduation event on April 27 at Computer Classroom A705. You will be able to review graduation eligibility with your advisor and more.

  • Annual Pizza Puzzle Party 2017

    All Majors and Faculty in the College of Sciences & Technology are invited. The event will take place Thursday, April 20, 2017, 2:30-4:30pm in room N420. Networking Opportunity / Prizes/ Free Food & Drinks.

  • MS Data Analytics Information Session

    During the April 27 - MSDA information session, you can visit with faculty & administrators from the program, learn about financial aid options, discuss schedules and curriculum, plus more.

  • CST 2017 Student Academic Awards

    CST is hosting its annual Student Academic Awards on May 3rd. The reception is at 5pm and awards is at 6pm in room A300.

  • Scholar's Academy

    Scholars Academy Honored with Excellence Award

    The award recognizes UHS institutions’ programs and initiatives that exemplify excellence in teaching, research, and public service.

  • Congratulations to CST faculty their UHD faculty awards

    CST Faculty Awards

    Congratulations to our award-winning faculty! Dr. Maria Gabriela Bowden, Excellence in Teaching - Dr. Bradley Hoge, Excellence in Scholarly/ Creative Activity -Dr. Ajay Singh, Outstanding Lecturer​.

  • NRC Award 2015

    NRC Awards CST $850,000

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) awarded UHD a five-year, $850,000 grant to train undergraduate minority students to enter the nuclear-related workforce.

​Calendar of Events

​​The College of Sciences and Technology (CST) at the University of Houston-Downtown mission is dedicated to providing a variety of educational experiences to meet the intellectual and technical demands for the ever-changing world. CST offers bachelor’s degrees in broad disciplines in the computer science, engineering technology, natural sciences, mathematics and statistics.

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The College of Sciences & Technology Experience

At the heart of the CST experience are major opportunities for students to engage in undergraduate research, working with UHD professors as well as researchers at neighboring research institutions. Similar high-impact experiences are available to students in every program in the college in a variety of contexts ranging from capstone experiences, senior projects, and field experiences.

Additionally, students have opportunities for hands-on teaching experience through the UHD Noyce Mathematics and Science Teacher Scholarship Programs, participation in international summer research, and the Scholars Academy.

Preparing Future Professionals

CST continuously works with government and industry through cooperative research programs and grants, which enhance the educational environment and experiences of our majors. Students learn by working in diverse teams on faculty-led projects, gaining hands-on experience, and advancing their skills and qualifications. Further, our partnership with industry provides opportunities to use their knowledge in professional settings.

Scholars Academy

The UHD Scholars Academy is an academically competitive program in the CST that promotes student success for undergraduates majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). To learn about other University of Houston-Downtown scholarship programs, please click on the Scholarships link.

College of Sciences & Technology Departments

The college comprises three departments: Computer Science & Engineering Technology, Mathematics & Statistics, and Natural Sciences. We encourage you to explore our department web pages and current degree options:

Student Advising

Academic advisors are available at the CST Student Advising Center in room N724, to help students with their degree plan. In addition, the Career Development Center is available to help students explore and commit to a major or career choice.

Top five reasons you should choose UHD for your bachelor's degree from the College of Sciences & Technology:

Reason No. 5

Large variety of degree plans: There are more than 25 innovative undergraduate programs within the college designed to maximize your educational experience and professional goals.

Reason No. 4

Small class sizes and modern technology: Small class sizes in critical gateway courses, including lab courses and seminars are hallmark features of the college curriculum. Through the integration of modern educational technology, CST provides a rich student-centered learning experience.

Reason No. 3

Engaged students: Our students engage their curriculum, prospective professions and community through participation in tutoring and peer-led learning activities, a variety of student clubs, student government, and community service.

Rea son No. 2

Outstanding research opportunities: CST provides a number of research opportunities that allow students to participate in hands-on research and experimental learning.

Reason No. 1

CST provides a small liberal arts college experience at public university prices through rich opportunities to interact with professors in and out of the classroom.

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Last updated 4/10/2017 11:30 AM