College of Health and Science

Pre-Optometry

Students intending to apply for optometry school would be best prepared by completing a Biology B.S

These are the generally required courses for entrance into optometry school. 1
Biology with lab (1 year)
Biology I: The Unity of Life (4)
Biology II: The Diversity of Life (4)
General Chemistry with lab (1 year)
General Chemistry I (4)
General Chemistry II (4)
Organic Chemistry with lab
Organic Chemistry I (4)
Anatomy and Physiology with lab (1 year)
Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4)
Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4)
Physics with lab (1 year)
Introductory Physics for Biological and Health Sciences I (4)
General Physics I (Calc Based) (4)
Introductory Physics for Biological and Health Sciences II (4)
General Physics II (Calc Based) (4)
Other required courses
Microbiology (4)
Immunology (4)
Introduction to Biochemistry (4)
Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3)
Calculus I (4)
Introduction to Psychology (4)