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This agreement serves to facilitate the admission and academic transfer of students from Blinn College to the Biomedical Sciences program (BIMS) in the Texas A&M University College of Arts and Sciences. As students successfully progress toward the completion of the Associate of Science degree, this agreement will ensure the seamless transition of students into the BIMS program according to provisions and conditions below:

  1. Blinn College students who complete the attached degree plan as full time students will be admitted to the BIMS program automatically, provided they meet all other general admission requirements (i.e., transcripts, applications, time lines, deadline dates, etc.) for general admission to Texas A&M University.
  2. Students must have maintained no less than a cumulative 3.60 GPA in the courses taken at Blinn College, and will have completed the 69 hours of transferable course work on the attached degree plan.
  3. Student must not have made any grade below a “B” in all of the Common Body Knowledge (CBK) science and math course work.
  4. This agreement will be reviewed on an annual basis and may be amended by mutual written consent of both parties by issuing an addendum to this agreement.
  5. This agreement will commence effective the Spring 2009 semester with commitment of a five (5) year period.
  6. This agreement is mutually exclusive of any other partnership(s) entered into by Blinn College and Texas A&M University.

EXECUTED in TWO (2) original counterparts on this 28th day of January, 2009.

Daniel J. Holt, Ph.D.
Blinn College

Evelyn Tiffany-Castiglioni for H. Richard Adams, DVM, PhD
Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University


1st Semester

Course Title SCH
BIOL 1101/1171 Introduction to Biomedical Sciences 1
BIOL 1406 General Biology I 4
CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I 4
HIST 1301 U.S. History I 3
Social Science* From Blinn & Texas A&M Core 3
PHED 1101-1151 Kinesiology 1
Total Semester Credit Hours 16


2nd Semester

Course Title SCH
BIOL 1407 General Biology II 4
CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II 4
MATH 2413 Calculus I 4
ENGL 1301 Composition and Rhetoric 3
Fine Arts* From Blinn & Texas A&M Core 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 18


3rd Semester

Course Title SCH
ENGL 1302 Composition and Introduction to Literature 3
CHEM 2423 Organic Chemistry I 4
PHYS 1401 College Physics I 4
MATH 2414 Calculus II 4
GOVT 2305 American Government (Federal) 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 18


4th Semester

Course Title SCH
CHEM 2425 Organic Chemistry II 4
GOVT 2306 American Government (State) 3
PHYS 1402 College Physics II 4
HIST 1302 U.S. History II 3
Humanities* From Blinn & Texas A&M Core 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 17


* Check with your Academic Advisor as to the best option regarding Core Curriculum.

Total Credit Hours: 69