Curriculum 2017-2018

The credit unit is equal to one semester hour.
 
First Year - Fall Semester
Number Course Title Semester Credits
PCO-OPT-7100-AA Molecular and Cellular Processes with Laboratory  4.50
PCO-OPT-7400-AA Head and Neck Anatomy with Laboratory  2.00
PCO-OPT-7530-AA Optical Principles and Ophthalmic Applications 1 with Laboratory  4.00
PCO-OPT-8630-AA Clinical Skills 1 with Laboratory  1.00
PCO-OPT-8640-AA Professional Practice 1
(includes Community Clerkship hours)
TEI Oak Lane-Suite 1
TEI Oak Lane-Suite 2
TEI Oak Lane-Suite 3
0.50
PCO-OPT-7730-AA Clinical Problem Solving 1A 1.00
PCO-OPT-7700-AA Doctor/Patient Relationship with Laboratory  0.50
PCO-OPT-7701-AA Evidence-Based Practice 1.00
PCO-OPT-7030-AA Personal and Career Planning 1 0.50
PCO-OPT-7000-AA Introduction to Optometry and the Health Care System 1.00
Total   16.00
First Year - Spring Semester
Number  Course Title                                          Semester Credits
PCO-OPT-7200-AA Integrated Organ Systems with Laboratory
*Transcript Note--Universal Precautions (2 lecture hours)
5.50
PCO-OPT-7401-AA Neurosciences with Laboratory 3.50
PCO-OPT-7531-AB OPOA 2 and Management of Vision Problems with Laboratory 4.50
PCO-OPT-8631-AA Clinical Skills 2 with Laboratory  2.50
PCO-OPT-8641-AA Professional Practice 2
TEI Oak Lane-Suite 1
TEI Oak Lane-Suite 2
TEI Oak Lane-Suite 3
1.00
PCO-OPT-7731-AA Clinical Problem Solving 1B 1.00
Total   18.00
First Year Total   34.00
     
Second Year - Summer Term
Number Course Title Semester Credits
PCO-
OPT-
7341-AA
Ocular Biology 1 With Laboratory 1.50
PCO-
OPT-
7430-AA
Psychophysics and Physiology of Monocular Vision 1 with Laboratory 1.00
PCO-
OPT-7500-AA
Optics of the Eye with Laboratory  2.00
PCO-
OPT-
8632-AA
Clinical Skills 3A with Laboratory 1.00
PCO-
OPT-
8642-AA
Professional Practice 3 2.50
Total   8.00
Second Year - Fall Semester
Number Course Title Semester Credits 
PCO-
OPT-
7331-AB
Ocular Biology 2 with Laboratory 4.00
PCO-
OPT-
7340-AA
Ocular Science and Anterior Segment Disease 1 1.50
PCO-
OPT-
7431-AA
Psychophysics and Physiology of Monocular Vision 2 with Laboratory  2.50
PCO-OPT-
8530-AA
Contact Lens 1 with Laboratory 1.00
 
PCO-OPT-
8633-AA
Clinical Skills 3B with Laboratory  2.00
PCO-
OPT-
8643-AA
Professional Practice 4
TEI Oak Lane-Suite 1
TEI Oak Lane-Suite 2
TEI Oak Lane-Suite 3
1.00
PCO-OPT-
7732-AA
Clinical Problem Solving 2A 1.00
PCO-OPT-7031-AA Personal and Career Planning 2 0.00
Total   13.00
Second Year - Spring Semester
Number  Course Title Semester Credits
PCO-OPT-
7341-AA
Ocular Science and Anterior Segment Disease 2 with Laboratory 4.50
PCO-OPT-
7300-AA
Management of the Glaucomas 1.00
PCO-OPT-7301-AA Ocular Emergencies  0.50
PCO-OPT-7350-AB Posterior Segment Disease 1 1.00
PCO-OPT-7402-AA Ocular Motility with Laboratory  2.00
PCO-OPT-7440-AA Normal and Abnormal Binocular Function 1 with Laboratory 1.50
PCO-OPT-8531-AA Contact Lens 2 with Laboratory 2.50
PCO-OPT-8644-AA Professional Practice 5
TEI Oak Lane-Suite 1
TEI Oak Lane-Suite 2
TEI Oak Lane-Suite 3
7.00
PCO-OPT-7733-AA Clinical Problem Solving 2B 1.00
Total   21.00
Second Year Total   42.00
Third Year - Summer Term
Number Course Title Semester Credits
PCO-OPT-
7230-AA
Clinical Medicine 1 with Laboratory
*Transcript Note--CPR (7 lab hours)
1.00
PCO-OPT-
7351-AA
 
Posterior Segment Disease 2 1.00
PCO-OPT-
7403-AA
Human Development 0.50
PCO-OPT-
7541-AA
Normal and Abnormal Binocular Function 2 with Laboratory 1.50
PCO-OPT-
8500-AA
Pediatrics and Infant Vision with Laboratory  2.00
PCO-OPT-8635-AA Clinical Skills 4 with Laboratory 0.50
PCO-OPT-8645-AA Professional Practice 6
TEI Oak Lane-Suite 1
TEI Oak Lane-Suite 2
TEI Oak Lane-Suite 3
4.50
PCO-OPT-7734-AA Clinical Problem Solving 3A .50
Total   11.50
     
Third Year - Fall Semester
Number Course Title Semester Credits
PCO-OPT-
7231-AA
Clinical Medicine 2
*Transcript Note--First Aid (2 lab hours)
1.50
PCO-OPT-7352-AA Posterior Segment Disease 3 0.50
PCO-OPT-7404-AA Neuro Ophthalmic Disease with Laboratory  2.00
PCO-OPT-7542-AA Normal and Abnormal Binocular Function 3 with Laboratory  2.50
PCO-OPT-7501-AA Ophthalmic Lasers with Laboratory 1.00
PCO-OPT-8501-AA Vision Rehabilitation with Laboratory  1.50
PCO-OPT-8646-AA Professional Practice 7
TEI Oak Lane-Suite 1
TEI Oak Lane-Suite 2
TEI Oak Lane-Suite 3
5.50
PCO-OPT-7735-AA Clinical Problem Solving 3B 1.00
Total   15.50
     
Third Semester Spring Semester
Number Course Title Semester Credits
PCO-OPT-
7502-AA
Special Topics in Environmental Optometry 0.50
PCO-OPT-8800-AA Clinical Externship-Primary Care 9.50
PCO-OPT-7001-AA Health Care Systems/Practice Management 1.00
Total   11.00
Third Year Total   38.00
Fourth Year
Number  Course Title Semester Credits
PCO-OPT-
7002-AA
Health Care Systems/Practice Management (Students registered in same term as TEI rotation) 0.50
  Students rotate through Clinical Externships  
PCO-OPT-8801-AA Pediatrics/Binocular Vision-TEI or 9.50
PCO-OPT-8802-AA Vision Rehabilitation/Primary Care-TEI or 9.50
PCO-OPT-8803-AA Primary Care-TEI or 9.50
PCO-OPT-8805-AA Neuro-Ophthalmic/Primary Care-TEI or 9.50
PCO-OPT-8804-AA Clinical Externship (TEI Alternate) 9.50
PCO-OPT-8808-AA Clinical Externship-Ocular Disease 9.50
PCO-OPT-8806-AA Clinical Externship-Interprofessional/Collaborative Care 9.50
PCO-OPT-8807-AA Clinical Externship-Contact Lens/Specialties/Primary Care 9.50
Fourth Year Totals   38.50
Electives
Minimum total 20 hours Semester Credits  
Elective 1 0.50  
Elective 2 0.50  
Elective Totals 1.00  
Core Program Totals 153.50