Bill J. Priest
The outstanding faculty, excellent facilities and innovative programs offered at Brookhaven College combine to make an impressive educational package. The college is equipped to serve the changing, growing community with a wide variety of educational, cultural and recreational opportunities. Brookhaven College is recognized as a valuable community resource, providing credit programs as well as continuing and workforce education.
You will find a full range of accredited freshman- and sophomore-level college courses offered at Brookhaven, which are fully transferable to four-year colleges and universities. Students also may pursue a two-year associate degree; work toward certification in technical/occupational programs; gain a new skill or refresh an existing one; or simply explore an area of interest.
Counseling and advisement are available for all students enrolling in courses for academic credit. Brookhaven College also offers career counseling and job placement assistance as well as special programs and services for women, veterans, returning adults, students or whom English is a second language, and those with disabilities.
A variety of student and community cultural enrichment offerings complement Brookhaven College's academic programs. Through the Fine Arts Division, the Brookhaven College Center for the Arts makes a variety of cultural and entertainment events available to the Dallas community. Offerings include visual arts exhibits, concerts, dance and theatrical performances by students. National talent who have been showcased include writer/poet Maya Angelou; guitarist Chet Atkins; jazz great Maynard Ferguson; actors Ed Asner and Ossie Davis.
The Brookhaven College campus is situated on a 200-acre site at 3939 Valley View Lane just north of LBJ Freeway (IH 635). The campus architecture and design emphasize open spaces and encourage outdoor activities. State-of-the-art facilities include a 65,000-square foot Student Services Center, a computing/communications center, a 750-seat performance hall, a fully-equipped Center for Business Studies, a top-notch day-care facility, and an automotive shop with the latest technical equipment. The new Brookhaven College Education Center located at Marsh Lane and Frankford Road, serves the educational needs of the population of far northwest Dallas. The Brookhaven campus is fully accessible to those with physical disabilities.
Brookhaven College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1868 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; Telephone number 404-679-4501) to award the associate degree.