- Press Release - American Global University School of Medicine, AGUSM, now offers San Pedro Town youth and other Belizeans a golden opportunity to become a doctor of medicine. If you have the will, AGUSM has the way. Earn an M.D., become a physician and surgeon.
Graduate in the class of 2016 by enrolling in the all-new AGUSM Pre-Medical Sciences Program today. Registration is Monday, September 12, 2011 at 2:00p.m. at the AGUSM San Pedro Campus located behind Paz Villas across from The Villas at Banyan Bay. The first day of class is Tuesday, September 13, 2011, and the cost is only $1,500 per term. The Pre-Med Program consists of three terms: Fall, Winter and Spring.
Classes are held Monday through Thursday from 6:00p.m. to 9:00p.m. and consist of University- level General Biology, General Chemistry, Medical English Literature and Oral Expression, and Organic Chemistry respectively. Remedial Mathematics consisting principally of College Algebra is available by arrangement with Professor Dr. Paulette Galbraith. A mathematics placement examination score of 70% is required of all Pre-Med students. The examination will be administered Tuesday evening, September 13, 2011, from 6:00 to 7:00p.m.
On Mondays and Tuesdays, Biology and Chemistry will be taught by Professor Dr. Paulette Galbraith, Medical English on Wednesday by Professor Dr. Marilyn Marx, and Organic Chemistry on Thursday by Professor Dr. Floyd Jackson. Textbooks are available in both hard copy and electronic version. E-book readers, nominally priced at the AGUSM bookstore, or computers are required for all Pre-Med students. Course textbooks consist of Jane Reese et al. (2010) Campbell Biology, Ebbing/Gammon (2011) Chemistry, Rise Axelrod (2010) Reading Critically: Writing Well, Blackwell’s Underground Clinical Vignettes: Behavioral Sciences, and Solomons/Fryhle (2011) Organic Chemistry.
A preliminary meeting is scheduled for all prospective Pre-Med students on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at AGUSM San Pedro Campus from 6:00p.m. to 7:00p.m. Please direct all inquiries to Dr. Floyd Jackson, Pre-Med Program Director and Professor of Medicine, telephone #226-2682, cell #663-1927. A Pre-Medical Science Certificate and an AGUSM candidacy the M.D., Medical Doctorate, will be awarded at graduation on the last Saturday of August 2012.