College of Health and Science


Students intending to apply for admission to a graduate program in optometry 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)
General Biology I (4)
General Biology II (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)
Biochemistry I (4)
Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3)
Calculus I (4)
Introduction to Psychology (3)

 Students should look into specific requirements for each school they plan to apply to.