2015 - 2016 Catalog


Brookhaven College is located on a 192-acre campus at 3939 Valley View Lane, just north of LBJ Freeway, IH 635. Facilities include a 65,000-square-foot Student Services Center, a computing/communications center, a 680-seat performance hall, and an automotive laboratory with the latest technical equipment. The campus is fully accessible to those with physical disabilities.

Instructional support and laboratories include support for fine arts, mathematics, business, communications, languages, physical education and visual communications.

Brookhaven College School of the Arts facilities include a 2,400-square-foot gallery, a ceramics/kiln yard, a Macintosh computer lab and studios for painting, drawing, printmaking and photography.

The Learning Resources Center houses a 58,000 volume library that incorporates state-of-the art equipment, including access to more than 100 databases and an online catalog.

Also located at Brookhaven College is the Brookhaven College Geotechnology Institute, an organization whose mission is to promote Earth system's science education and teacher training. The 20,000-square-foot facility provides continuing education for oil and gas professionals with a specialization in computational methods for assessing oil and gas exploration and production data.

Brookhaven College is the home of several unique initiatives and programs. In 2009, the Science and Allied Health Building opened, boasting 144,000 square feet of space, including general use and multimedia classrooms, wet and dry labs, lecture halls, computer labs, X-ray rooms, an ambulance simulator, intensive care and nursing units, division and faculty offices, adjunct mail and copy rooms, file and storage space and common areas. An expansion for the Automotive Technology Department space, Building Q, also opened in fall 2009 and included 12,670 square feet of new classroom and workspace, an additional tool room, storage space and a faculty office. In January 2010, the new Workforce and Continuing Education Building opened to allow these courses to move onto the main campus and offer 27,700 square feet with adjustable-size classrooms on the ground floor. The space has a catering kitchen for corporate guests, a computer information technology lab, a jewelry-making lab, state-of-the-art visual technology equipment and new modern furniture, among other top-notch features.

In fall 2006, the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District's Early College High School opened, allowing area students to earn high school and college credits simultaneously. The first class of ECHS graduated in May 2010, all with some college credits and with 29 students receiving associate degrees. The ECHS has dedicated classroom and instruction space in the newly renovated Building P.

The Head Start Center at Brookhaven College, a preschool for 176 children and a training facility for the college's child development program, opened in 2007.

Set in a winding path around the college, the two-mile jogging/exercise trail serves students, employees and members of the community. Other athletic facilities include three soccer fields, one baseball diamond, one softball field and eight tennis courts.