The Fall 2021 semester will be hybrid, with online and on-campus options.

Pre-Med

Pre-Med

The curriculum of the American University School of Medicine Aruba Pre-Med is highly integrative and clinical-based. We help students learn the art and science of medicine at one of the best medical school in the Caribbean Islands using a hands-on approach.

Our program is designed to prepare you to become a knowledgeable, skillful, compassionate and dutiful physician.

Our AUSOMA experience provides six traditional college semesters packed into four accelerated semesters of pre-medical studies. This accelerated pre-med curriculum guides you through Caribbean medical school requirements, helping you fulfill your dreams of becoming a doctor.

Pre-Med Requirements

The requirements for AUSOMA’s pre-med courses include an approximate high school GPA of 3.25 or better. Approximate SAT score of 1200 or ACT score of 25. Two letters of recommendation and copy of resume.

Therefore, they only accept the best applicants. So, it’s very important that you’re prepared to deal with your competitors. Every reputable med school has prerequisites and specific requirements for acceptance into pre-med programs. Make sure you do thorough research on the medical program you wish to join, so your prerequisites are met when you’re ready to apply.

Once you’ve decided to be pre-med, your main focus will be preparing yourself to get into med school. Med schools are infamous for being competitive and only accepting the best, so you’ll want to be well prepared. In this section we’ll discuss all key things you need to get into med school.

Pre-Med Courses & Curriculum

As an Aruba pre-med school, we offer our students the courses you need to meet the basic requirements for medical schools.

Below is the American University School of Medicine Aruba Pre-Med Curriculum:

Pre-Med 1

  • PM 1108 General Biology
  • PM 1304 Pre-calculus Math
  • PM 1208 General Chemistry
  • PM 1403 English

Pre-Med 2

  • PM 2108 Basic Anatomy and Physiology
  • PM 2308 Physics
  • PM 2208 Organic Chemistry

Pre-Med 3

  • PM 3107 Introduction to Histology
  • PM 3306 Introduction to Biochemistry
  • PM 3502 Psychosocial Aspects of Health Care
  • PM 3204 Behavioral Sciences
  • PM 3404 Biostatistics

Pre-Med 4

  • PM 4108 Introduction to Anatomy
  • PM 4302 Economics of Health Sciences
  • PM 4602 Medical Terminology
  • PM 4208 Introduction to Physiology
  • PM 4502 Introduction to Physical Diagnosis

Academics

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