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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

Optometry Schools in Texas

For additional information on Optometry schools, see the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry.