Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Forms Agreement with Midland College
August 11, 2008
COLLEGE STATION, TX - Administrators from Texas A&M
University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
entered into a "2 + 2" articulation agreement with Midland College,
paving the way for students in West Texas to make their way to
Texas A&M University.
"We are proud to partner with other educational institutions in
our state in an effort to increase educational opportunities for
students," said Dr. H. Richard Adams, dean of veterinary
Under the terms of the agreement, after two years at Midland
College, those students satisfactorily completing the prerequisite
courses would be admitted into the biomedical sciences
undergraduate program at Texas A&M University to complete their
"We're really excited about the opportunity that this agreement
presents students in Midland and the surrounding region," said Dr.
Margaret Wade, dean of math and science at Midland College. "It
will begin to open more doors for our students than what many of
them have had in the past."
Midland College is the eleventh college in the state of Texas
that has signed an articulation agreement with the Texas A&M
Biomedical Sciences program.
According to Dr. F. H. "Skip" Landis, assistant dean for
biomedical sciences, 2 + 2 agreements benefit students in a number
"Students who attend one of the colleges that have a 2 + 2
agreement are able to start off their education closer to home,"
said Landis. "This can save money for them by often reducing their
living expenses. For those students who are the first in their
families to go to college, this can mean the difference between not
going to college and earning a degree. After they successfully
complete the prerequisites, they are then automatically admitted
into the biomedical sciences program here at Texas A&M. Our
program has established a legacy of successfully preparing
graduates for and placing them in professional schools (veterinary
medicine, medical, dental, etc.). Many of our students who arrived
through the 2 + 2 program have returned to their hometowns to
For more information on the Biomedical Sciences program in the
Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical
Sciences, please visit our website: vetmed.tamu.edu/bims.
Angela G. Clendenin
Director, Communications & Public Relations
Ofc - (979) 862-2675
Cell - (979) 739-5718
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