Brazosport College is an open door, equal access higher education institution committed to providing the best courses, programs, and activities that can be organized and presented to meet the identified needs of adult learners from varied backgrounds. Enrollment from January to December 2013 was approximately 34,319 students in credit, non-credit and business training courses. Since its establishment in 1968, the college has played an important role in the personal successes and lifelong learning of its students and has become the key provider of a highly-trained work force for local industry employers in Brazoria County.
Brazosport College offers a broad range of courses and classes to address diverse educational goals. Students planning to pursue a bachelor's degree can enroll in introductory academic classes, as well as courses in sixteen majors which transfer to four-year schools.
For students seeking a certificate or degree in an occupational/technical field, Brazosport College offers courses leading to a Bachelor of Applied Technology in Industrial Management in four areas and an Associate of Applied Science degree in nineteen areas. Additionally, an ever-broadening community education program is designed to address the diverse needs of people of all ages within the communities served by the college. From Saturday Morning Enrichment classes designed for K-fifth graders, and summertime Kids' College and Teen College, to the Adult Life and Learning Program for our senior neighbors, Brazosport College has lifelong opportunities for learning adventures.
Brazosport College students use equipment similar to that used in business and industry; class size allows a 1:1 student to computer ratio in the campus computer labs. The college's chemical processing lab facility affords hands-on training in plant operations. Telecourse and computer transmission of classes also allows offering of popular courses such as history, government, psychology and sociology via local public television channels; and English, history and chemistry via the Internet. Brazosport College also has a network to broadcast telecourses from the campus to area high schools, and to the community. Participation in the Virtual College of Texas permits Brazosport College to serve as a clearinghouse for Internet and telecourses offered at other sites.
Brazosport College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org
for questions about the accreditation of Brazosport College.
500 College Drive | Lake Jackson, TX 77566 | (979) 230-3000