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Opticianry Plans of Study

2015 – 2016

Opticianry Associate Degree

Opticianry Associate Degree Internet Option

Optical Apprentice Certificate

Gainful Employment Information for the Optical Apprentice Certificate

2014 – 2015

Opticianry Associate Degree

Opticianry Associate Degree Internet Option

Optical Apprentice Certificate


Opticianry Associate Degree (A45560) – Printable Version (pdf)
Course Name and Number Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Credit Hours
FALL SEMESTER, 2015
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 0 2 0 1
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry* 3 0 0 3
MAT 121 Algebra and Trigonometry I** 2 2 0 3
OPH 131 Optical Dispensing I 3 0 0 3
OPH 141 Optical Theory I 3 0 0 3
SPRING SEMESTER, 2016
OPH 111 Ophthalmic Lab I 2 3 0 3
OPH 121 Anatomy & Physiology-Eye 3 0 0 3
OPH 132 Optical Dispensing II 3 2 0 4
OPH 142 Optical Theory II 3 0 0 3
Science Elective       3
SUMMER TERM, 2016
ACC 120 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
ENG 112 Writing/Research in Disciplines 3 0 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
FALL SEMESTER, 2016
OPH 112 Ophthalmic Lab II 2 3 0 3
OPH 222 Optical Business Management 3 0 0 3
OPH 233 Advanced Optical Procedures 3 2 0 4
OPH 251 Optical Internship I 0 0 3 1
OPH 261 Contact Lenses I 3 3 0 4
SPRING SEMESTER, 2017
OPH 215 Laboratory Proficiency 0 6 0 2
OPH 243 Technical Proficiency 3 0 0 3
OPH 262 Contact Lenses II 3 3 0 4
OPH 282 Optical Externship I 0 6 0 2
Humanities Elective       3
Total Semester Hours Required for AAS Degree 71

Opticianry Associate Degree (A45560N): Internet Option – Printable Version (pdf)
Course Name and Number Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Credit Hours
FALL SEMESTER, 2015
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 0 2 0 1
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry* 3 0 0 3
MAT 121 Algebra and Trigonometry I** 2 2 0 3
OPH 131 Optical Dispensing I 3 0 0 3
OPH 141 Optical Theory I 3 0 0 3
SPRING SEMESTER, 2016
OPH 111 Ophthalmic Lab I 2 3 0 3
OPH 121 Anatomy & Physiology-Eye 3 0 0 3
OPH 132 Optical Dispensing II 3 2 0 4
OPH 142 Optical Theory II 3 0 0 3
Science Elective       3
SUMMER TERM, 2016
ACC 120 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
ENG 112 Writing/Research in Disciplines 3 0 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
FALL SEMESTER, 2016
OPH 112 Ophthalmic Lab II 2 3 0 3
OPH 222 Optical Business Management 3 0 0 3
OPH 233 Advanced Optical Procedures 3 2 0 4
OPH 251 Optical Internship I 0 0 3 1
OPH 261 Contact Lenses I 3 3 0 4
SPRING SEMESTER, 2017
OPH 215 Laboratory Proficiency 0 6 0 2
OPH 243 Technical Proficiency 3 0 0 3
OPH 262 Contact Lenses II 3 3 0 4
OPH 282 Optical Externship I 0 6 0 2
Humanities Elective       3
Total Semester Hours Required for AAS Degree 71

Opticianry Optical Apprentice Certificate (C45520) – Printable Version (pdf)
Course Name and Number Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Credit Hours
OPH 101 Math for Opticians* 3 0 0 3
OPH 131 Optical Dispensing I 3 0 0 3
OPH 141 Optical Theory I 3 0 0 3
OPH 121 Anatomy & Physiology-Eye 3 0 0 3
OPH 102 Ophthalmic Lab Concepts 2 0 0 2
OPH 260 Basic Contact Lens Concepts 3 0 0 3
Total Semester Hours Required for Certificate 17

V.A. Students: An approval signature from the V.A. Office is required before registering. Some courses may not be certifiable.

* ENG 070, ENG 080, ENG 090, ENG 090A and RED 070, RED 080, RED 090 or DRE 096, 097, 098; MAT 050, MAT 060, MAT 070 or DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050 may be required based on placement test results.

Humanities Elective. Choose 3 hours from the following: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 117, DRA 111, DRA 122, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 251, ENG 252, ENG 261, ENG 262, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 121, HUM 122, HUM 150, HUM 160, MUS 110, MUS 113, PHI 215, PHI 240, REL 110, REL 211

Science Electives: BIO 111, BIO 161, BIO 163, CHM 151, PHS 121, PHY 110 and PHY 110A , PHY 131

The above plan of study is the standard curriculum for the above program. Any deviation from the prescribed curriculum must have approval in advance. All prerequisite course requirements must also be met. To graduate the student must successfully complete all the required courses, the required credit hours for electives, and have at least a 2.0 overall grade point average. This plan of study is subject to change when the college thinks such action is in the best interest of the student or the program. It is the responsibility of the student to meet requirements for graduation. If accepted students do not enroll for three successive semesters, they must contact Admissions and Enrollment Services to determine if readmission is necessary.