Undergraduate Majors at Houston Community College

The most popular major at Houston Community College is General Studies followed by Criminal Justice/Police Science and International Business/Trade/Commerce. A list of all 82 available majors and annual graduates is presented below.

List of undergrad majors offered at Houston Community College


Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations 3
Ornamental Horticulture 3
Landscaping and Groundskeeping 2

Communications Technology

Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician 27
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design 24
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 14

Computer and Information Sciences

Computer Programming/Programmer 6
Computer Programming, Specific Applications 27
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 135
Network and System Administration/Administrator 10

Personal and Culinary Services

Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 46
Barbering/Barber 2
Facial Treatment Specialist/Facialist 10
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor 9
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef 16
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 35


Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 10

Engineering Technology

Instrumentation Technology/Technician 4
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician 3
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 10
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician 9
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician 72

Foreign Languages

Sign Language Interpretation and Translation 5

Work and Family Studies

Child Development 27
Child Care and Support Services Management 3
Child Care Provider/Assistant 13

Legal Professions

Legal Assistant/Paralegal 51

Liberal Arts and Humanities

General Studies 2,444

Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education/Fitness 4

Science Technologies

Chemical Technology/Technician 28

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting

Criminal Justice/Police Science 181
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician 8
Fire Science/Fire-fighting 88

Social Sciences

Geographic Information Science and Cartography 7

Construction Trades

Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer 7
Electrician 2

Mechanic and Repair Technologies

Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 47
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician 2
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 27
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 11
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician 11

Precision Production Trades

Machine Shop Technology/Assistant 17
Welding Technology/Welder 23

Visual and Performing Arts

Fashion/Apparel Design 23
Interior Design 9
Cinematography and Film/Video Production 14
Music Performance 6
Music Theory and Composition 1
Music Management 6

Health Professions

Dental Assisting/Assistant 16
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 35
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 13
Medical/Clinical Assistant 28
Occupational Therapist Assistant 13
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 27
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant 33
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant 20
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 86
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist 8
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 11
Surgical Technology/Technologist 26
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 21
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer 69
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician 19
Histologic Technician 17
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 12
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician 16
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 15
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 153
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 47


Business Administration and Management 360
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 8
Accounting 34
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry 93
Banking and Financial Support Services 10
Tourism and Travel Services Management 5
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management 12
Restaurant/Food Services Management 3
International Business/Trade/Commerce 162
Marketing/Marketing Management 55
Real Estate 70
Fashion Merchandising 16

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=225423 IPEDS survey data for Houston Community College.

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