2005-2007 Academic Catalog
In order to receive the Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree, you must complete a four-year program at a school of optometry licensed by the state in which you plan to practice. Most students interested in optometry first complete a liberal arts degree with a major in biology.
The following courses are required for admission to most schools of optometry:
BIOL 1210, 1220 General Biology
BIOL 3120 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
BIOL 3210 Biology of Microorganisms
CHEM 1110, 1120 General Chemistry
CHEM 2010 Organic Chemistry I
ENGL 2000 Writing
MATH 1080 Statistical Analysis
PHYS 1110, 1120 Introductory Physics
PSYC 1001 General Psychology
PSYC 2025 Lifespan Developmental Psychology
Two additional biology courses
For further information, contact Dr. Cindy Norton of the Biology Department.
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