Pre-Optometry

Curriculum in Pre-Optometry (POPT)

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
BIOL 1020 Principles of Biology3BIOL 1030 Organismal Biology3
BIOL 1021 Principles of Biology Laboratory1BIOL 1031 Organismal Biology Laboratory1
ENGL 1100 English Composition I3CHEM 1040 Fundamental Chemistry II3
MATH 1610 Calculus I4CHEM 1041 Fundamental Chemistry II Laboratory1
SCMH 1890 Pre-Health Professions Orientation1ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
CHEM 1030 Fundamentals Chemistry I3Core History I3
CHEM 1031 Fundamental Chemistry I Laboratory1 
 16 14
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
PHYS 1500 General Physics I4PHYS 1510 General Physics II4
CHEM 2070 Organic Chemistry I3COMM 1000 Public Speaking3
CHEM 2071 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory1BIOL 3000 Genetics4
Core History II3CHEM 2080 Organic Chemistry II3
Core Literature3CHEM 2081 Organic Chemistry II Laboratory1
 14 15
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
PSYC 2010 Introduction to Psychology3Core Social Science3
STAT 2510 Statistics for Biological and Health Sciences3PHIL 1030 Ethics and the Health Sciences3
Core Fine Arts3BIOL 4100 Cell Biology3
BIOL 3200 General Microbiology4BIOL 4101 Cell Biology Laboratory2
BCHE 5180 Biochemistry I3BCHE 5190 Biochemistry II3
 16 14
Total Hours: 89

The student should declare a major when they have completed 60 hours.

1

The Chemistry CHEM 1110/CHEM 1111- CHEM 1120/CHEM 1121 sequence can substitute for CHEM 1030/CHEM 1031- CHEM 1040/CHEM 1041. See advisor for details.

2

Students who complete a HIST sequence other than HIST 1010 and HIST 1020 should see an advisor for CORE SOC SCI choices.