Pre-Optometry | 云顶集团手机版, Columbus Ohio -云顶集团手机版



  • An optometrist earns a doctor of optometry degree and studies the human eye and its function. Optometry school is four years. Optometrists are employed by private industry, as well as by hospitals and clinics. They also may be self-employed.


    Most graduate health professions schools require the same basic preparation as medical schools. That is, they require the fundamentals of science (biology, chemistry and physics) within a context of a well-rounded education. The common core of required and elective courses for most pre-health professional students includes:

    • Foundations of Biology I and II
    • Principals of Chemistry I and II
    • 普通物理学I和II
    • Calculus I
    • Genetics
    • Microbiology
    • 有机化学I和II
    • 心理学概论
    • 解剖学与生理学
    • Biochemistry
    • 医学术语
    • Statistics

    Required or recommended courses

    Capital offers the following course for Pre-Optometry:

    • Histology
    • Optics
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      Pre-DentistryPre-Law •  法律系的加速Pre-Medicine •职业前治疗 Pre-Optometry •  Pre-PharmacyPre-Physicians助理 • Pre-Physical 治疗•足病前期 Pre-Public健康  • Pre-SeminaryPre-Veterinary医学     

      What does pre-professional mean? 

      Pre-professional means that you would like to prepare for a specific career. It's a set of courses that you should take if you plan on taking the exam and entering Law school, 或者医学院, 毕业后.

      It is important to note that a pre-professional plan (e.g. -法学预科)不是专业. You could major in Instrumental Performance and be Pre-law at the same time if you wanted. However, most students attempt to major in an area that will complement their career choice.


      • A Pre-law student might major in Government or Economics.
      • A Pre-veterinary student might major in Biology or Biochemistry.
      • A Pre-seminary student might major in Literature or History.  

      Why is Capital a good fit for my pre-professional plan?

      Choosing a pre-professional program and completing your plan does not guarantee admission into a professional program. We know that navigating through the first four years is challenging enough, so thinking about your post-degree plans can be mind-boggling. 

      At Capital, our professors are also your academic advisors. They are your mentors and biggest advocates.

      With a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio, Capital can enrich your studies with personal connections between you and our faculty, and we have several programs in place to ensure student success – from academic advising and career development to our peer-to-peer compass leaders who help you align your vocation with your career.



      Because Capital is located next to Columbus, this offers chemistry and biochemistry students an extensive number of research and development opportunities. The professors work diligently to find internship opportunities and share them with eligible students and many of the professors work as advisors to students for on-campus research. Columbus is a unique community in which we are appreciated for our differences and the opportunities for professional growth are endless.