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Courses You Will Take

PROGRAM CODE: 23040 // TOTAL CREDITS: 72

Full - Time Course Plan

General Education Core Requirements

General Education Core Requirements
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ENC 1101 English Composition 1 3 credits
PHI 2604 Critical Thinking & Ethics 3 credits
CLP 1006 The Psychology of Personal Effectiveness 3 credits
SPC 1017 Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3 credits
MAC 1105 College Algebra 3 credits

Major Course Requirements

First Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
OPT 1110 Physical and Geometric Optics 4 credits
OPT 1205 Ocular Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology 3 credits
OPT 1330 Clinical Data Collection 1 2 credits
Second Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
OPT 1150 Ophthalmic Lenses 2 credits
OPT 1331 Clinical Data Collection 2 2 credits
OPT 1331L Clinical Data Collection 2 Lab 1 credit
OPT 1450 Ophthalmic Dispensing Procedures 1 1 credit
OPT 1450L Ophthalmic Dispensing Procedures 1 Lab 1 credit
OPT 2505 Contact Lenses 1 3 credits
OPT 2070L Computers for Vision Care 1 credit
Third Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
OPT 2375 Refractometry 1 credit
OPT 2375L Refractometry Lab 1 credit
OPT 2420 Eyeware Fabrication 1 2 credits
OPT 2420L Eyeware Fabrication 1 Lab 1 credit
OPT 2451 Ophthalmic Dispensing Procedures 2 1 credit
OPT 2451L Ophthalmic Dispensing Procedures 2 Lab 1 credit
OPT 2506 Contact Lenses 2 2 credits
OPT 2506L Contact Lenses 2 Lab 1 credit
OPT 2800L Vision Care Clinic 1 2 credits
Fourth Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
OPT 2421C Eyewear Fabrication 2 3 credits
OPT 2801L Vision Care Clinic 2 4 credits
OPT 2830C Contact Lens Clinic 1 2 credits
OPT 2875L Ophthalmic Dispensing Practicum 1 2 credits
OPT 2376L Refractometry Lab II 1 credit
Fifth Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
OPT 2060 Ophthalmic Management Policy & Procedures 2 credits
OPT 2422C Eyewear Fabrication 3 3 credits
OPT 2802L Vision Care Clinic 3 4 credits
OPT 2831L Contact Lens Clinic 2 1 credit
OPT 2876L Ophthalmic Dispensing Practicum 2 2 credits
OPT 2377L Refractometry Lab III 1 credit

Courses You Will Take

PROGRAM CODE: 23040 // TOTAL CREDITS: 72

Part - Time Course Plan

Major Course Requirements

First Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
OPT 1110 Physical and Geometric Optics 4 credits
OPT 1205 Ocular Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology 3 credits
OPT 1330 Clinical Data Collection 1 2 credits
Second Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
OPT 1150 Ophthalmic Lenses 2 credits
OPT 1331 Clinical Data Collection 2 2 credits
OPT 1331L Clinical Data Collection 2 Lab 1 credit
OPT 1450 Ophthalmic Dispensing Procedures 1 1 credit
OPT 1450L Ophthalmic Dispensing Procedures 1 Lab 1 credit
OPT 2505 Contact Lens Lect. 3 credits
Third Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
OPT 2375 Refractometry 1 credit
OPT 2375L Refractometry Lab 1 credit
OPT 2451 Ophthalmic Dispensing Procedures 2 1 credit
OPT 2451L Ophthalmic Dispensing Procedures 2 Lab 1 credit
OPT 2506 Contact Lens 2 Lect. 2 credits
OPT 2506L Contact Lens 2 lab 1 credits
Fourth Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
OPT 2376L Refractometry Lab II 1 credit
OPT 2830C Contact Lens Clinic 2 credits
Fifth Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
OPT 2070L Computers for Vision Care 1 credit
OPT 2831L Contact Lens Clinic 2 1 credit
OPT 2377L Refractometry 3 Lab 1 credit
Sixth Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
OPT 2800L Vision Care Clinic 1 2 credits
OPT 2420 Eyewear Fabrication 2 credits
OPT 2420L Eyewear Fabrication 1 Lab 1 credit
Seventh Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
OPT 2801L Vision Care Clinic 2 4 credits
OPT 2875L Ophthalmic Dispensing Practicum 1 2 credits
OPT 2421C Eyewear Fabrication Lecture/Lab 3 credits
Eigth Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
OPT 2802L Vision Care Clinic 3 4 credits
OPT 2422C Fabrication 3 Lecture/Lab 3 credits
OPT 2060 Ophthalmic Management Policy and Procedure 2 credits
OPT 2876L Ophthalmic Dispensing Practicum 2 2 credits