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Palo Alto College

This agreement serves to facilitate the admission and academic transfer of students from Palo Alto College in the Alamo Community Colleges to the Biomedical Sciences program (BIMS) in the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.  As students progress successfully 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. Palo Alto 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 3.4 GPA in the courses taken at Palo Alto and be eligible for graduation from Palo Alto.
  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 Fall 2014 semester with commitment of a five (5) year period.

EXECUTED in TWO (2) original counterparts on this 2nd day of May, 2014.

Elizabeth Tanner                                          Evelyn Tiffany-Castiglioni for Eleanor M. Green

Vice President for Academic Success               Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Palo Alto College                                         Texas A&M University

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1st Semester

SCH

ENGL 1301
Composition I

3
CHEM 1411
General Chemistry I

4
MATH 2412
Pre-Calculus
4
HUMA
Select 1 course from Humanities (40) Core

3
HIST Select 1 course from History (60) Core

3



Total hrs 17

2nd Semester

SCH

ENGL 1302
Composition II

3
CHEM 1412
General Chemistry II

4
MATH 2413
Calculus I

4
HIST
Select 1 course from History (60) Core

3



Total hrs 14
3rd Semester

SCH

BIOL 1413
General Zoology

4
PHYS 1401
General Physics I

4
PSYC 2301
General Psychology

3
SPCH
Select 1 course from Add. Communication (11) Core

3
GOVT Select 1 course from Government (70) Core 3



Total hrs 17

4th Semester

SCH

BIOL 1411
General Botany

4
PHYS 1402
General Physics II

4
GOVT
Select 1 course from Government (70) Core
3
ARTS
Select 1 course from Visual & Performing Arts (50) Core

3
HUMA Select 1 course from Add. Humanities (41) Core 3



Total hrs 17
Total Hours: 65