Courses

Here is a guide of recommended courses to take in preparation for an optometry program. This is not an exhaustive list. While these are commonly required courses, you are responsible to check with the schools you wish to apply for specific requirements.

Recommended Courses

Biology—1 year

Chemistry with Lab — 1 year

Both courses and labs are required.

Organic Chemistry with Lab — 1 year

Both courses and labs are required.

Physics with Lab — 1 year

Both courses and labs are required.

You can choose the set of courses with lab above or this set of courses with lab.

English — 1 year

UN 1015 is required. You may choose between HU 2503 or HU 3015

Mathematics — 1 semester

You may take MA 1135 or MA 1160 and MA 1161

Biochemistry — 1 semester

You can choose either course to fulfill requirement.

Anatomy and Physiology I and II with Lab

Both courses and labs are required.

Microbiology