Optometry Schedule

Sample Schedule*

* Schedule of major and general education courses can vary depending upon selected major. Also, many upper-level science courses are offered on an every-other-year basis.

 

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

First Year

 
General Chemistry I (5 hrs.)
Calculus I or Precalculus (5 hrs.)
Biology I (4 hrs.)
Composition I (3 hrs.)
Gen. Ed./Major/Electives (0 - 1 hrs.)
General Chemistry II (5 hrs.)
Calculus II (4 hrs.) or Calculus I (5 hrs.)
Biology II (4 hrs.)
Composition II (3 hrs.)
Gen. Ed./Major/Electives (1 - 2 hrs.)
 
 

Second Year

 
Organic Chemistry Theory I (3 hrs.)
Organic Chemistry Laboratory I (2 hrs.)
General Physics I with Algebra (5 hrs.)
Human Anatomy and Phys. I (4 hrs.)
Fund. Speech Communications (3 hrs.)
Gen. Ed./Major/Electives (0 - 1 hrs.)
Organic Chemistry Theory II (3 hrs.)
Organic Chemistry Laboratory II (2 hrs.)
General Physics II with Algebra (5 hrs.)
Human Anatomy and Phys. II (4 hrs.)
Calculus II, if necessary (4 hrs.)
Gen. Ed./Major/Electives (0 - 4 hrs.)
 
 

Third Year

 
Introduction to Biochemistry (4 hrs.)
Intro. Probability and Statistics (4 hrs.)
Gen. Ed./Major/Electives (8 - 10 hrs.)
Advanced Biochemistry (3 hrs.)
Microbiology (4 hrs.)
Gen. Ed./Major/Electives (9 - 11 hrs.)
 
 

Fourth Year

 
Gen. Ed./Major/Electives (16 - 18 hrs.)
General Psychology (3 hrs.)
Gen. Ed./Major/Electives (13 - 15 hrs.)