Curriculum

Doctor of Optometry (OD)

Year I - Fall

COURSE TITLE SEMESTER HOURS
OPT 610 Clinical Anatomy (with lab)  4
OPT 630 Geometrical and Physical Optics (with lab) 5
OPT 650 Optometry Theory and Methods I  2
OPT 650L Optometry Theory and Methods I Lab   1
OPT 655 Systemic Disease I                1
OPT 656 Histology and Embryology 3
OPT 721 Visual Development 2
TOTAL   18

Year I - Spring

COURSE TITLE SEMESTER HOURS
OPT 612 Ocular Biochemistry  2
OPT 613 Neuro Anatomy and Physiology   3
OPT 622
Visual Perception  3
OPT 631 Visual Optics (with lab)  4
OPT 652 Optometry Theory and Methods II 2
OPT 652L Optometry Theory and Methods II Lab   1
OPT 657 Microbiology 1
OPT 709 Systemic Pharmacology I  2
TOTAL   18

Year I - Summer

COURSE TITLE SEMESTER HOURS
OPT 632
Ophthalmic Optics I (w/lab)
 5
OPT 640
Systems Based Physiology
 3
OPT 653 Optometry Theory and Methods III 2
OPT 653L Optometry Theory and Methods III Lab 1
OPT 705
Visual Neurophysiology & Neuro-Diagnostics  1
OPT 710
Systemic Pharmacology II
 2
OPT 711 Immunology 1
OPT 722 Oculomotor Function 2
TOTAL   17

Year II - Fall

COURSE TITLE SEMESTER HOURS
OPT 712 Ocular Pharmacology 3
OPT 750 Anterior Segment Ocular Disease I     4
OPT 751 Optometry Theory and Methods IV 2
OPT 751L Optometry Theory and Methods IV Lab 1
OPT 756 Foundations of Binocular Vision  2
OPT 766
Pathophysiology
 3
OPT 770C Primary Care Clinic I 2
OPT 830 Professional Ethics  1
TOTAL   18

Year II - Spring

COURSE TITLE SEMESTER HOURS
OPT 745 Systemic Disease II 2
OPT 752 Contact Lenses I  3
OPT 752L Contact Lenses I Laboratory
1
OPT 753 Posterior Segment Ocular Disease I 4
OPT 757 Clinical Binocular Vision I
 4
OPT 771C Primary Care Clinic II 2
OPT 851 Glaucoma  2
TOTAL   18

Year II - Summer

COURSE TITLE SEMESTER HOURS
OPT 758 Neuro Optometry   2
OPT 759 Anterior Segment Ocular Disease II 1
OPT 768 Ocular Surface Disorders (with lab) 1
OPT 772C
Primary Care Clinic III
 2
OPT 810 Integrative Seminar 1
OPT 852 Clinical Binocular Vision II (with lab)
 3
OPT 854 Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease  2
OPT 855 Contact Lenses II  1
OPT 859 Glaucoma II 2
TOTAL   15

Year III - Fall

COURSE TITLE SEMESTER HOURS
OPT 691 Optometry and Public Health  1
OPT 754 Low Vision and Geriatrics (w/lab) 3
OPT 755
Pediatrics (with lab)
 3
OPT 820 Cataract and Refractive Surgery 1
OPT 857 Posterior Segment Ocular Disease II 1
OPT 870C Primary and Specialty Care Optometry I 3
TOTAL   12

Year III - Spring

COURSE TITLE SEMESTER HOURS
OPT 741 Practice and Business Management 2
OPT 840
Special Populations and Topics
 2
OPT 845
Applied Optometric Theory and Methods
 2
OPT 860 Research and Statistical Methods  1
OPT 879C
Primary and Specialty Care Optometry II
 3
TOTAL   10

Year III - Summer
Year IV - Spring/Fall

COURSE TITLE SEMESTER HOURS
OPT 951 Online Clinical Seminar 3
OPT 971 Externship Rotation I 16
OPT 972 Externship Rotation II 16
OPT 973 Externship Rotation III 16
 TOTAL    51

Total hours in program: 177