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Optometry

 Common minimum prerequisite coursework includes:
  • English 1101, 1102
  • Psychology 1100 (a 200-level psychology course may be acceptable)
  • Biology 1151, 1152
  • Chemistry 1551 (Math 1431 or equivalent needs to have been taken or be taken at the same time a student enrolls in Chemistry 1551) and 1552 (inorganic); Chemistry 2551 and 2552 (organic)
  • Math 1635 (Statistics) as well as Integral and differential calculus: Math 2231, 2232 and possibly 2233. The sequence to Math 2231 is Math 1431 > Math 1432 > Math 2231 > Math 2231.
  • Physics 1201, 1202
  • Microbiology 1420
  • Social Science: 3 semester credits (an additional psychology course, Economics 2201 or 2202, or political science)
  • Additional recommended elective coursework includes Anatomy and Physiology 1151 and 1152 or 1571 and 1572; Biology 1120; computer science; business; economics; sociology; speech courses in public speaking; and additional psychology courses.

Please check with the individual optometry school for course requirements.

Optometry Schools in the United States

 

Contact Information

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Division
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2E06, (630) 942-3210