Pre-Optometry

Advisor: John Slovak, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, 903-886-5378

After completion of the suggested program outlined below, the student should apply to a school offering a degree in optometry. The student should consult the catalog of the optometry school of interest in order to insure that all admission requirements to that school have been met.

Required courses in the major, minor or specialization
BSC 1406US-Introductory Biology I4
BSC 1407US: Introductory Biology II4
BSC 2401US-Hum Anatomy/Physiology I4
BSC 2402US-Hum Anatmy/Physiology II4
BSC 254General Microbiology4
BSC 305General Physiology4
Required support courses
CHEM 1411General and Quantitative Chemistry I4
CHEM 1412General and Quantitative Chemistry II4
CHEM 2323Organic Chemistry I3
CHEM 2325Organic Chemistry II3
PHYS 1401College Physics I4
PHYS 1402College Physics II4
PSY 302Psychological Statistics: Descriptive and Inferential4
Total Hours50
The suggested pre-professional program is outlined below:
FreshmanHours
US PE Activity2
BSC 14114
BSC 14134
CHEM 14114
CHEM 14124
ENG 13013
ENG 13023
HIST 13013
HIST 13023
MATH 13143
MATH 1423
 36
SophomoreHours
CHEM 23233
CHEM 23253
PHYS 14014
PHYS 14024
BSC 24014
BSC 24024
BSC 2544
PSY 23013
PSY 3024
 33
JuniorHours
CHEM 3514
CHEM 4144
BSC 3054
MATH 24134
MATH 1924
ENG 23263
ENG 2023
PSCI 23013
PSCI 23023
 32
Total Hours: 101