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Overview

Prepare for a successful medical career with a focus on optometry.

This program will challenge you to:

  • Learn the internal and external structure of the eyes to diagnose eye disease.
  • Prepare for medical school with an optometry focus.
  • Get ready for successful entry into a variety of health professions graduate programs.
Humanities & Fine Arts Social Sciences & History Natural Sciences & Mathematics Professional Studies & Enhancements
Minor
Health Professions Studies Minor-Pre-Optometry Track

Peaks this program fulfills

  • Professional Studies & Enhancements

Courses and Requirements

View this degree in the course catalog

48-51 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Minor Requirements

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
BIO-201 Biology I: Molecules to Cells 3 credits
BIO-201L Molecules to Cells Lab 1 credits
  or  
BIO-210L Molecules to Cells Research-Based Lab 1 credits
     
BIO-202 Organismal Biology 3 credits
BIO-202L Organismal Biology 1 credits
BIO-224 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 3 credits
BIO-224L Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 1 credits
BIO-225 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 3 credits
BIO-225L Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 1 credits
BIO-360 Microbiology 3 credits
BIO-360L Microbiology Lab 1 credits
CHE-141 General Chemistry I 4 credits
CHE-142 General Chemistry II 4 credits
CHE-301 Organic Chemistry I 3 credits
CHE-301L Organic Chemistry I Lab 1 credits
     
CHE-302 Organic Chemistry II 3 credits
CHE-302L Organic Chemistry II Lab 1 credits
  or  
CHE-412 Biochemistry 3 credits
     
MAT-150 Applied Calculus: a Modeling Approach 4 credits
PHY-231 General Physics I 3 credits
PHY-231L General Physics I Lab 1 credits
  or  
PHY-271 Analytical Physics I 4 credits
PHY-271L Analytical Physics I Lab 1 credits
     
PHY-232 General Physics II 3 credits
PHY-232L General Physics II Lab 1 credits
  or  
PHY-272 Analytical Physics II 4 credits
PHY-272L Analytical Physics II Lab 1 credits
     
HHP/BIO- Research or Internship