BIMS Minor

Biomedical Sciences Minor

Students declaring a Biomedical Sciences (BIMS) minor must declare the minor through the BIMS academic advising office.

Requirements to declare BIMS minor:

  • Must have a 2.0 TAMU GPA
  • Must have completed CHEM 119 with a minimum grade of “C” if taken at TAMU or a minimum grade of “B” if taken at a Community College
  • Must be declared before 75 hours are completed

A minor in Biomedical Sciences (BIMS) consists of 15 hours of approved BIMS coursework or directed electives. No specific course is guaranteed. A minimum of 9 hours must be 3/400-level, and a minimum of 9 hours must be BIMS/VIBS/VTPB/VTPP/V— prefix coursework.

VTPB 221 (recommended) 3 credit hours
Choose any BIMS Directed Elective 3 credit hours
GENE/BIMS 320 (required) 3 Credit Hours
Choose any 3/400 level course with
BIMS/VIBS/VTPB/VTPP/V— course prefix
6 credit hours
15 hours

*** BIMS Directed Electives are taken in consultation with a BIMS Academic Advisor. Courses for the minor may be substituted with other BIMS Directed electives with prior approval from the BIMS office.  Click here for Fall 2020 BIMS Directed Electives.

BIMS Minor form