Academic Prerequisites for Optometry School
There is only one college of optometry in the State of Texas, the University of Houston College of Optometry located in the city of Houston. For admission into the program, a baccalaureate degree is required.
The prerequisite academic courses are listed below.
|Biological Sciences||8 hours General Biology
4 hours Microbiology
8 hours Human Anatomy and Physiology
3 hours Biochemistry
|Chemistry||8 hours General Chemistry
4 hours Organic Chemistry
|Mathematics||3 hours College Math
3 hours Calculus
3 hours Statistics & Research Design
|Physics||8 hours College Physics|
|English||6 hours English Composition
6 hours English Literature
|Psychology||3 hours General Psychology|