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

  1. Tyler Junior 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, timelines, etc.) to Texas A&M University.
  2. Students must have maintained no less than a 3.60 GPA in the courses taken at Tyler Junior College and be eligible for graduation from Tyler Junior College.
  3. Students must not have made any grade below a “B” in all of their Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) science and math coursework.
  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 Fall 2002 semester with commitment of a five (5) year period.

William R. Crowe
Tyler Junior College

H. Richard Adams
Dean College of Veterinary Medicine
Texas A&M University


1st Semester

Course Title SCH
ENGL 1301 Freshman Composition I 3
BIOL 1406 Majors Biology** 4
HIST 1301 History of U.S. I 3
MATH 2413 Calculus I 3
CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I** 4
Total Semester Credit Hours 17


2nd Semester

Course Title SCH
ENGL 2332 World Literature I 3
BIOL 1407 Majors Biology** 4
HIST 1302
*HIST 2303
History of U.S. II
Texas History
CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II** 4
MATH 2314 Calculus II 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 17


3rd Semester

Course Title SCH
GOVT 2305 American Government 3
CHEM 2423 Organic Chemistry I** 4
BIOL 1414 Intro to Biotechnology I
*SPCH 1321
PHYS 1401 General Physics I** 4
Total Semester Credit Hours 15


4th Semester

Course Title SCH
GOVT 2306 American/Texas Government 3
Visual & Performing Arts 3
CHEM 2425 Organic Chemistry II** 4
Social & Behavioral Science 3
PHYS 1402 General Physics II** 4
Total Semester Credit Hours 17


Total Credit Hours: 65

* Accepted, but not BIMS’ first choice.
** Includes Laboratory component.