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Accelerate Your College Education

Earn your associate degree in a high-demand field one year after graduating high school. 

Developed in partnership with Angleton ISD, Brazosport ISD, Columbia Brazoria ISD, Sweeny ISD, and Brazosport College, the Catalyst program allows high school students to take a structured path in order to attain an associate degree in an in-demand field. Students who complete the program are ready to go straight into a high-skill, high-wage job, all within one year of graduating high school.

Brazosport College student studying in the Library

Catalyst Process Operations Student

Chemical (Process) Technology

Chemical (Process) Technology students learn to control or operate entire chemical processes or system of machines.

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Catalyst Instrumentation Student

Instrumentation

Instrument technicians design, install, repair and troubleshoot the instruments and control systems used in processing plants.

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Steps to Enrollment & Dual Credit Counselors

Angleton ISD

Heather Dodge
Dual Credit Counselor

BC: 979-230-3445
AHS: 979-864-8001

Brazosport ISD
Brazoswood H.S.

Gladys DeLaFuente
Dual Credit Counselor
BC: 979-230-3497
BISD: 979-730-7300
Ext. 15202

Brazosport ISD
Brazosport H.S.

Darla Fagan
Dual Credit Counselor
BC: 979-230-3529
BISD: 979-730-7260
Ext. 24111

Columbia-Brazoria ISD

Susan Lancaster
Dual Credit Counselor
BC: 979-230-3166
CHS: 979-345-5147
Ext. 2025

Sweeny ISD

Susan Lancaster
Dual Credit Counselor
SHS: 979-491-8100

 Submit an application through Apply Texas.

Please allow the admissions office 2 business days to receive and process your application. Once processed, you'll receive your BC ID, Username, and PIN Number to log into MyBC. You may then complete the Catalyst Program Application.

What is MyBC?
MyBC is a student portal that allows you to add courses, check your financial aid status, pay for courses, and more.

 Submit the Catalyst Program Application

You must complete the Apply Texas application before submitting the Catalyst Program application.

Required Essay Questions
The Catalyst Program application requires two essay questions with a minimum of 250 words. You are not able to save your progress once you start the application.

 Submit Two (2) Letters of Recommendation

Students applying to participate in the Catalyst Program must submit two letters of recommendation electronically. At least one reference must come from a teacher with whom you have had a course.

The references you provide in your application will be automatically emailed a request to fill out the letter of recommendation form. If they do not receive an email, you may provide your references with the link above to access the form.  

Students are required to submit:

 High School Transcripts

Learn more about submitting transcripts by visiting the admissions office website.

 Proof of Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination

Required for anyone under the age of 22 attending classes on Brazosport College campus.

 Dual Credit Forms

Dual credit forms can obtained through your dual credit counselor. Students can find their counselor on the dual credit webpage.

Required Testing

Students will be required to take the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment in Reading and Writing. Students must be deemed college level ready to be admitted into the Catalyst Program.

Learn more about the TSI Assessment and testing dates.

✔ New Student Orientation Required for new students.

New Student Orientation with provide you with valuable information about Brazosport College as well as introduce you to college resources, culture, and polices. You can learn more about orientation and sign up by visiting the New Student Orientation page.

✔ Register

Register for classes online through MyBC or on-campus.

Learn how to enroll using MyBC.

Paying for Classes

Tuition and fees can be paid online through your MyBC account or in person at the cashier’s office. Payment plans are available. Further information on how to set up a payment plan can be found on the Cashier's Office website.

You may pay with your financial aid award. If awarded, your authorized financial aid will be applied directly to your account balance. You are responsible for any remaining balance. For more information, visit www.brazosport.edu/financialaid

Be sure to pay tuition by the payment deadline or you will be dropped from classes.

To view deadlines, visit the Cashier's Office website or the college events calendar

 Textbooks

Visit the BC Bookstore to purchase or rent textbooks. *Hours of operation may vary based on each semester. For more information, call 979-230-3410 or visit www.brazosportbookstore.com

 BC ID Cards and IT Student Account Information

You can obtain your BC Student Picture ID in our campus library. You can set up your Student Account information with IT Helpdesk located in K Wing. You'll need this information to login to campus computers, D2L (Virtual Campus), MyBC and more.

You will need proof of payment or payment plan in order to obtain your student ID and account information.

 Print Your Schedule

Make sure to have a print out of your schedule. You can request a print out from the cashier window with a photo ID or by accessing it through your MyBC.

Downloads

Catalyst Program Flyer  //  Programa Catalyst Información