Admission requirements for optometry programs vary from program to program and students should check individual graduate schools for specific information about their program pre-requisites.
About the Program
Students must review these pre-requisites to ensure they are taking the necessary courses that can be completed as part of their academic program at Carroll.
Pre-Optometry at Carroll College
Admission requirements for doctor of optometry programs vary from program to program and students should check individual web sites for specific information. General requirements include calculus, statistics, organic chemistry, anatomy, physiology, microbiology and psychology.
Carroll students often major in either biology or chemistry since many of the course requirements coincide with these majors; however, a science degree is not required.
WHERE ARE RECENT CARROLL GRADS ATTENDING OPTOMETRY PROGRAMS?
- Indiana University
- Pacific University
- Southern California College of Optometry
SAMPLE COURSES »
The following sample of required undergraduate courses comes from the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry and is only meant to be used as a guide.
You'll need to check specific schools for their requirements.
Freshman Year (Total Hours: 30)
- General Chemistry with labs
- College Algebra
- General Biology with labs
- Organic Chemistry
- Microbiology or Bacteriology with lab
- Social Science
- Other humanities