Opticianry AS Curriculum

Degree > Opticianry AS

This curriculum is from the current college catalog and is meant to provide prospective students an example of courses taken in this degree/certificate.  It is not intended to be used for graduation requirements.  Students should consult an advisor for graduation information.

AS.OPT (72 Credit Hours)

Program Required Courses

YEAR I – First Semester

†OPT 1000 Ophthalmic Orientation 1 cr.
†OPT 1155 Ophthalmic Lens I - 3 cr.
†OPT 1460 Ophthalmic Dispensing I - 3 cr.
*†OPT 1460L Ophthalmic Dispensing I Laboratory - 3 cr.
†OPT 2204 Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye - 3 cr.

YEAR I – Second Semester

†OPT 1156 Ophthalmic Lens II - 3 cr.
*†OPT 1400L Ophthalmic Laboratory I - 3 cr.
†OPT 2500 Contact Lens Theory I - 2 cr.
*†OPT 2500L Contact Lens Theory I Laboratory - 3 cr.
*†OPT 2800L Vision Care Clinical I - 2 cr.
Mathematics General Education - 3 cr.

YEAR I – Third Semester

†OPT 2461 Ophthalmic Dispensing II - 3 cr.
*†OPT 2801L Vision Care Clinical II - 2 cr.
Humanities General Education - 3 cr.

YEAR II – First Semester

†ENC 1101 English Composition I - 3 cr.
*†OPT 1430L Ophthalmic Laboratory II - 3 cr.
†OPT 2375 Refractometry - 2 cr.
*†OPT 2461L Ophthalmic Dispensing Laboratory II - 3 cr.
†OPT 2501 Contact Lens Theory II - 2 cr.
*†OPT 2802L Vision Care Clinical III - 2 cr.

YEAR II – Second Semester

*†OPT 2375L Refractometry Laboratory - 2 cr.
*†OPT 2463L Ophthalmic Skills Laboratory I - 2 cr.
*†OPT 2501L Contact Lens II Laboratory - 2 cr.
*†OPT 2803L Vision Care Clinical IV - 2 cr.
OPT 2910 Directed Research - 3 cr.
Social Science General Education - 3 cr.

YEAR II – Third Semester

†OPT 2030 Ophthalmic Board Review - 1 cr.
*†OPT 2376L Refractometry II Laboratory - 1 cr.
*†OPT 2502L Contact Lens III Laboratory - 1 cr.
Social Science General Education - 3 cr.

†Courses symbolized by a dagger (†) are offered online in addition to the traditional delivery method. Online availability may vary by academic term. *Courses symbolized by a (*) are laboratory or clinic classes. There courses may be taken on campus or online.  If taken online, students will have a licensed Optician or Optometrist as a mentor.

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