Pre-optometry is not a degree-granting program. Individual advising is strongly recommended.
In order to apply for admission to a school of optometry, students are expected to complete successfully at least three years of college work including a set of specified science and mathematics courses and to present acceptable scores on the Optometry Admission Test (OAT). Students must earn a bachelor’s degree before the optometry degree will be granted.
The following courses satisfy the admission requirements at most optometry schools: