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  • Course Code Keys
Four Year OD: Year 1
Number Course Title Instructor Lecture Hours Lab Hours Patient Care Hours Seminar Hours New Credits Grade Type
Fall Term
BSD10300 Cell Biology, Histology, and Ocular Anatomy Nickla 56 4 0 0 3.75 letter
BSD10320 Anatomy/Physiology I Rucker 42 16 0 0 3.25 letter
PC12005 Principles and Practice of Optometry Ia Carlson 36 22 0 0 3.25 letter
PC12041 Clinical Reasoning IA Denial 0 0 0 10 0.75 letter in spring
PC12125 Patient Care Ia Harper 0 0 20 0 0.75 pass/fail
PC12401 Vision Health Care Ia Chu 10 0 0 0 0.75 letter
VS11001 Optics I Coletta 66 14 0 0 4.75 letter
BSD10340 Ocular Biochemistry and Genetics Mertz 30 0 0 0 2.00 letter
      240 56 20 10 19.25  
Spring Term
BSD10009 Neuroanatomy Farkash 40 0 0 0 2.75 letter
BSD10204 The Etiology of Diabetes and Glaucoma Hanley 41 10 0 0 3.00 letter
BSD10321 Anatomy/Physiology II Koevary 50 6 0 0 3.50 letter
PC12006 Principles and Practice of Optometry Ib Carlson 53 34 0 0 4.75 letter
PC12042 Clinical Reasoning IB Denial 0 0 0 18 1.25 letter
PC12126 Patient Care Ib Harper 0 0 20 0 0.75 pass/fail
PC12402 Vision Health Care Ib Chu 10 0 0 0 0.75 pass/fail
VS11002 Optics II Coletta 39 32 0 0 3.75 letter
VS11210 Theory and Methods of Vision Testing Panorgias 51 6 0 0 3.50 letter
      284 88 20 18 24.00  
                 
First Year Totals:   524 144 40 28 43.25  
Four Year OD: Year 2
Number Course Title Instructor Lecture Hours Lab Hours Patient Care Hours Seminar Hours New Credits Grade Type
Fall Term
BSD20401 Immunology Koevary 30 0 0 0 2.00 letter
BSD20805 General Pharmacology Zimmerman 30 0 0 0 2.00 letter
PC22007 Principles and Practice of Optometry IIa Hanley, Patel 70 30 0 0 5.75 letter
PC22125 Patient Care IIa Harper 0 0 50 0 1.75 pass/fail
VS21003 Optics III Loewenstein, Coletta 40 10 0 0 3.00 letter
VS21203 Binocular Vision and Ocular Motility McCormack 65 8 0 0 4.50 letter
      235 48 50 0 19.00  
Spring Term
BSD30901 Clinical Medicine Shein 60 0 0 0 4.00 letter
PC22008 Principles and Practice of Optometry IIb Hanley, Patel 48 40 0 0 4.50 letter
PC22126 Patient Care IIb Harper 0 0 60 0 2.00 pass/fail
PC22701 Ophthalmic Business and Management Policy I Mills 16 0 0 0 1.00 letter
SAC23001 Contact Lenses Watanabe 51 48 0 0 5.00 letter
SAC33405 Binocular and Accommodative Anomalies Kran, Lyons, McCormack 51 14 0 0 3.75 letter
VS21207 Neural Basis of Vision Thorn 37 0 0 0 2.50 letter
BSD20350 Clinical Neuro-opthalmic Topics Cestari 14 0 0 0 1.00 Pass/fail
      277 102 60 0 23.75  
                 
Second Year Totals:   512 150 110 0 42.75  
Four Year OD: Year 3
Number Course Title Instructor Lecture Hours Lab Hours Patient Care Hours Seminar Hours/Online Lecture  New Credits Grade Type
Summer Term
BSD20811 Ocular Pharmacology I Sleight 5 0 0 18 1.00 letter in Fall
PC22041 Clinical Reasoning 2 Denial 0 0 0 10 0.75 pass/fail
PC32002 Advanced Diagnostic Techniques I Biffi 0 6 0 0 0.25 pass/fail
PC32125 Patient Care IIIa Harper 0 0 120 0 4.00 pass/fail
Electives  2.75 credits by end of year   0 0 0 0 0.00  
      5 6 120 28 6.00  
Fall Term
BSD30701 Advanced Ocular Disease I Sleight 44 0 0 0 3.00 letter
BSD30711 Special Topics I: Ocul. Dis. and Adv. Clinical Care Cavallerano 20 0 0 0 1.25 pass/fail
BSD20812 Ocular Pharmacology II Sleight 4 0 0 10 1.00 letter
PC32126 Patient Care IIIb Harper 0 0 100 0 3.25 pass/fail
SAC33203 Low Vision Rehab Throughout the Life Span Jamara 42 8 0 0 3.00 letter
SAC33402 Development, Strabismus and Amblyopia Weissberg 62 6 0 0 4.25 letter
Electives 1 elective course required; 2.75 credits by end of year   0 0 0 0 at least 0.25 credits required
      172 14 100 10 15.75  
Spring Term
BSD30702 Advanced Ocular Disease II Sleight 56 0 0 0 3.75 letter
BSD30712 Special Topics II: Ocul. Dis. and Adv. Clinical Care Cavallerano 20 0 0 0 1.25 pass/fail
PC32003 Advanced Diagnostic Techniques II Biffi 0 7 0 0 0.25 pass/fail
PC32041 Clinical Reasoning 3 Denial 0 0 0 16 1.00 pass/fail
PC32127 Patient Care IIIc Harper 0 0 140 0 4.75 pass/fail
PC32702 Ophthalmic Business and Management Policy II Mills 25 0 0 0 1.75 letter
SAC33605 Pediatric Optometry Quinn 36 8 0 0 2.75 letter
VS31006 Solving Complex Refractive Issues Wong 20 0 0 0 1.25 pass/fail
Electives  2.75 credits by end of year   0 0 0 0    
      157 15 140 16 16.75  
                 
  Third Year Totals:   334 35 360 54 38.50  
  Elective Minimum Requirement Totals:           2.75  
  Second Year Totals:   520 150 110 0 43.00  
  First Year Totals:   539 146 40 28 44.25  
Years 1 through 3 of Four Year OD Program Totals:   1393 331 510 82 128.50  
Four Year OD: Year 4
Number Course Title Instructor Patient Care Hours Old Credits Grade Type
Four Full-Time Clinical Rotations
ECP4916 Primary Care Rotation (offered Summer Term) Harper Minimum of 400 20.00 pass/fail
ECP4917 Primary Care Rotation (offered Fall Term) Harper Minimum of 400 20.00 pass/fail
ECP4918 Primary Care Rotation (offered Winter Term) Harper Minimum of 400 20.00 pass/fail
ECP4919 Primary Care Rotation (offered Spring Term) Harper Minimum of 400 20.00 pass/fail
ECP4921 Advanced Care Rotation (offered Summer Term) Harper Minimum of 400 20.00 pass/fail
ECP4922 Advanced Care Rotation (offered Fall Term) Harper Minimum of 400 20.00 pass/fail
ECP4923 Advanced Care Rotation (offered Winter Term) Harper Minimum of 400 20.00 pass/fail
ECP4924 Advanced Care Rotation (offered Spring Term) Harper Minimum of 400 20.00 pass/fail
ACC4961 Specialty Care Rotation (offered Summer Term) Harper Minimum of 400 20.00 pass/fail
ACC4962 Specialty Care Rotation (offered Fall Term) Harper Minimum of 400 20.00 pass/fail
ACC4963 Specialty Care Rotation (offered Winter Term) Harper Minimum of 400 20.00 pass/fail
ACC4964 Specialty Care Rotation (offered Spring Term) Harper Minimum of 400 20.00 pass/fail
           
Each student completes 80 credit hours during the final year.  Contact Lenses Clinical Care is included in the rotations.  
 Note:  The OD2014 class is the last class under old credits.
Accelerated Optometric Degree Program
Number Course Title Instructor Lecture Hours Lab Hours Patient Care Hours Seminar Hours New Credits Grade Type
March Term
PC12081-A Principles and Practice of Optometry A Carlson 99 55 0 0 8.50 letter
PC12120-A Patient Care I Harper 0 0 20 0 0.75 pass/fail
VS11081-A Optics A Wang 85 20 0 0 6.25 letter
VS11202-A Theory and Methods of Vision Testing TBA 51 0 0 0 3.50 letter
      235 75 20 0 19.00  
                 
Summer Term
BSD10011-A Neuroanatomy Farkash 35 0 0 0 2.25 letter
BSD10012-A Human and Ocular Anatomy Rucker 32 2 0 0 2.25 letter
BSD10204-A The Etiology of Diabetes and Glaucoma Hanley 66 8 0 0 4.75 letter
BSD10286-A Systems Physiology Koevary 40 0 0 0 2.75 letter
BSD10288-A Ocular Physiology Rucker 20 0 0 0 1.25 letter
BSD10305-A Cell Biology, Histology, and Ocular Anatomy Nickla 26 6 0 0 2.00 letter
PC22082-A Principles and Practice of Optometry B Carlson 55 55 0 0 5.50 letter
PC22120-A Patient Care II Harper 0 0 40 0 1.25 pass/fail
VS21082-A Optics B Wong 45 20 0 0 3.75 letter
      319 91 40 0 25.75  
                 
Fall Term
BSD20401 Immunology** Koevary 30 0 0 0 2.00 letter
BSD20881-A General and Ocular Pharmacology Mertz 44 0 0 0 3.00 letter
BSD30701 Advanced Ocular Disease I*** Sleight 44 0 0 0 3.00 letter
BSD30711 Special Topics I: Ocul. Dis. & Adv. Clinical Care*** Cavallerano 20 0 0 0 1.25 pass/fail
PC22083-A Principles and Practice of Optometry C Patel 53 32.5 0 0 4.50 letter
PC32126 Patient Care IIIb Harper 0 0 100 0 3.25 pass/fail
SAC33203 Low Vision Rehab Throughout the Life Span*** Jamara 42 8 0 0 3.00 letter
VS21203 Binocular Vision and Ocular Motilty** McCormack 65 8 0 0 4.50 letter
VS21291-A Neural Basis of Vision Thorn 35 0 0 0 2.25 letter
VS11211 Color Vision and Lighting Measurement Coletta 11 4 0 0 0.75 pass/fail
VS21292-A Visual Development Thorn 21 0 0 0 1.50 letter
      365 52.5 100 0 29.00  
                 
Spring Term
BSD30702 Advanced Ocular Disease II*** Sleight 56 0 0 0 3.75 letter
BSD30712 Special Topics II: Ocul. Dis. & Adv. Clinical Care*** Cavallerano 20 0 0 0 1.25 pass/fail
BSD30901 Clinical Medicine** Shein 60 0 0 0 4.00 letter
PC32001 Advanced Diagnostic Techniques TBA 0 13 0 0 0.50 pass/fail
PC32127 Patient Care IIIc Harper 0 0 140 0 4.75 pass/fail
SAC23001 Contact Lenses** Watanabe 51 48 0 0 5.00 letter
SAC33405 Binocular and Accommodative Anomalies** Kran,Lyons, McCormack 51 14 0 0 3.75 letter
SAC33483-A Strabismus and Amblyopia Weissberg 40 0 0 0 2.75 letter
SAC33605 Pediatric Optometry*** Quinn 36 8 0 0 2.75 letter
      314 83 140 0 28.50  
                 
AODP Totals:   1233 301.5 300 0 102.75  
*indicates taken with 1st year students in the 4 year program   ***indicates taken with 3rd year students in the four year program
**indicates taken with 2nd year students in the 4 year program
Accelerated Optometric Degree Program: Final Year
Number Course Title Instructor Patient Care Hours New Credits Grade Type
Four Full-Time Clinical Rotations
ECP4916 Primary Care Rotation (offered Summer Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
ECP4917 Primary Care Rotation (offered Fall Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
ECP4918 Primary Care Rotation (offered Winter Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
ECP4919 Primary Care Rotation (offered Spring Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
ECP4921 Advanced Care Rotation (offered Summer Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
ECP4922 Advanced Care Rotation (offered Fall Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
ECP4923 Advanced Care Rotation (offered Winter Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
ECP4924 Advanced Care Rotation (offered Spring Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
ACC4961 Specialty Care Rotation (offered Summer Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
ACC4962 Specialty Care Rotation (offered Fall Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
ACC4963 Specialty Care Rotation (offered Winter Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
ACC4964 Specialty Care Rotation (offered Spring Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
           
Each student completes 53 credit hours during the final year.  Contact Lenses Clinical Care is included in the rotations.
Advanced Standing International Program
Number Course Title Instructor Lecture Hours Lab Hours Patient Care Hours Seminar Hours New Credits Grade Type
Summer Term
BSD10011-A Neuroanatomy Farkash 35 0 0 0 2.25 letter
BSD10012-A Human and Ocular Anatomy Rucker 32 2 0 0 2.25 letter
BSD10204-A The Etiology of Diabetes and Glaucoma Hanley 66 8 0 0 4.75 letter
BSD10288-A Ocular Physiology Rucker 20 0 0 0 1.25 letter
BSD10286-A Systems Physiology Koevary 40 0 0 0 2.75 letter
BSD10305-A Cell Biology, Histology, and Ocular Anatomy Nickla 26 6 0 0 2.00 letter
PC22080-A Introduction to Clinical Care Patel 15 15 0 0 1.50 letter
      234 31 0 0 16.75  
                 
Fall Term
BSD20401 Immunology** Koevary 30 0 0 0 2.00 letter
BSD20881-A General and Ocular Pharmacology Mertz 44 0 0 0 3.50 letter
BSD30701 Advanced Ocular Disease I*** Sleight 44 0 0 0 3.00 letter
BSD30711 Special Topics I: Ocul. Dis. and Adv. Clinical Care*** Cavallerano 20 0 0 0 1.25 pass/fail
PC22083-A Principles and Practice of Optometry C Patel 53 32.5 0 0 4.50 letter
PC32126 Patient Care IIIb Harper 0 0 100 0 3.25 pass/fail
SAC33203 Low Vision Rehab Throughout the Life Span*** Jamara 42 8 0 0 3.00 letter
VS21218-A Lectures in Ocular Motilty McCormack 37 0 0 0 2.50 letter
VS21217-A Lectures in Binocular Vision McCormack 28 0 0 0 1.75 letter
VS21291-A Neural Basis of Vision Thorn 35 0 0 0 2.25 letter
VS21292-A Visual Development Thorn 21 0 0 0 1.50 letter
VS11211 Color Vision and Lighting Measurement Coletta 11 4 0 0 0.75 letter
      354 40.5 100 0 28.75  
                 
Spring Term
BSD30702 Advanced Ocular Disease II*** Sleight 56 0 0 0 3.75 letter
BSD30712 Special Topics II: Ocul. Dis. and Adv. Clinical Care*** Cavallerano 20 0 0 0 1.25 pass/fail
BSD30901 Clinical Medicine** Shein 60 0 0 0 4.00 letter
PC32001 Advanced Diagnostic Techniques Yoshiyama 0 13 0 0 0.50 pass/fail
PC32127 Patient Care IIIc Harper 0 0 140 0 4.75 pass/fail
SAC23005-A Advanced Contact Lenses (Modified SAC23001**) Watanabe 30 0 0 0 2.00 letter
SAC33405 Binocular and Accommodative Anomalies** Kran,Lyons, McCormack 51 14 0 0 3.75 letter
SAC33483-A Strabismus and Amblyopia Weissberg 40 0 0 0 2.75 letter
SAC33605 Pediatric Optometry*** Quinn 36 8 0 0 2.75 letter
      293 35 140 0 25.50  
                 
ASIP Totals:   881 106.50 240 0 71.00  
  *indicates taken with 1st year students in the 4 year program        
  **indicates taken with 2nd year students in the 4 year program        
  ***indicates taken with 3rd year students in the 4 year program        
Advanced Standing Internationl Program: Final Year
Number Course Title Instructor Patient Care Hours New Credits Grade Type
Four Full-Time Clinical Rotations
ECP4916 Primary Care Rotation (offered Summer Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
ECP4917 Primary Care Rotation (offered Fall Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
ECP4918 Primary Care Rotation (offered Winter Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
ECP4919 Primary Care Rotation (offered Spring Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
ECP4921 Advanced Care Rotation (offered Summer Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
ECP4922 Advanced Care Rotation (offered Fall Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
ECP4923 Advanced Care Rotation (offered Winter Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
ECP4924 Advanced Care Rotation (offered Spring Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
ACC4961 Specialty Care Rotation (offered Summer Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
ACC4962 Specialty Care Rotation (offered Fall Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
ACC4963 Specialty Care Rotation (offered Winter Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
ACC4964 Specialty Care Rotation (offered Spring Term) Harper Minimum of 400 13.25 pass/fail
           
Each student completes 53 credit hours during the final year.  Contact Lenses Clinical Care is included in the rotations.
MS/OD China Program
Number Course Title Instructor Lecture Hours Lab Hours Patient Care Hours Seminar Hours New Credits Grade Type
China M.D. Equivalents
BSD10012-A Human and Ocular Anatomy   32 2 0 0 2.25 letter
BSD10288-A Ocular Physiology   20 0 0 0 1.25 letter
BSD10286-A Systems Physiology   40 0 0 0 2.75 letter
BSD10305-A Cell Biology, Histology, and Ocular Anatomy   26 6 0 0 2.00 letter
BSD20401 Immunology   30 0 0 0 2.00 letter
BSD20805 General Pharmacology   30 0 0 0 2.00 letter
BSD30701 Advanced Ocular Disease I   44 0 0 0 3.00 letter
BSD30702 Advanced Ocular Disease II   56 0 0 0 3.75 letter
BSD30711 Special Topics I: Ocul. Dis. & Adv. Clinical Care   20 0 0 0 1.25 pass/fail
BSD30901 Clinical Medicine   60 0 0 0 4.00 letter
PC12081-A Principles and Practice of Optometry A   99 55 0 0 8.50 letter
PC12120-A Patient Care I   0 0 20 0 0.75 pass/fail
PC22082-A Principles and Practice of Optometry B   55 55 0 0 5.50 letter
PC22120-A Patient Care II   0 0 40 0 1.25 pass/fail
PC32011 Advanced Diagnostic Techniques   0 13 0 0 0.50 pass/fail
PC32126-A Patient Care IIIb   0 0 100 0 3.25 pass/fail
SAC33203 Low Vision Rehab Throughout the Life Span   42 8 0 0 3.00 letter
VS11202-A Theory and Methods of Vision Testing   51 0 0 0 3.50 letter
VS21203 Binocular Vision and Ocular Motility**   65 8 0 0 4.50 letter
VS21292-A Visual Development   21 0 0 0 1.50 letter
      691 147 160 0 56.50  
Spring Term
BSD30712 Sp. Topics II: Ocul. Dis. & Adv. Cl. Care*** (audit) Cavallerano 20 0 0 0 1.25 audit (pass/fail)
SAC23001 Contact Lenses** (audit) Watanabe 51 48 0 0 5.00 audit (letter)
                 
PC22010 Principles and Practice of Optometry   Hanley  40 40 0 0 5.25 letter
SAC33405 Binocular and Accommodative Anomalies** Kran, Lyons, McCormack 51 14 0 0 3.75 letter
SAC33483-A Strabismus and Amblyopia^ Weissberg 40 0 0 0 2.75 letter
SAC33605 Pediatric Optometry*** Quinn 36 8 0 0 2.75 letter
VS11081-A Optics A^ Wang 77 18 0 0 5.75 letter
VS21207 Neural Basis of Vision** Thorn 47 0 0 0 3.00 letter
BSD20350 Clinical Neuro-ophthalmic Topics Cestari 14 0 0 0 1.00 letter
      305 80 0 0 24.25  
                 
Summer Term
BSD10204-A The Etiology of Diabetes and Glaucoma^ Hanley 66 8 0 0 4.75 letter
BSD10011-A Neuroanatomy^ Farkash 35 0 0 0 2.25 letter
ELC67008-01 Uveitis Sleight 0   0 30-50 2.00 pass/fail
PC32124-A Patient Care  Harper 0 0 80 0 2.75 pass/fail
VS21082-A Optics B^ Wong 45 20 0 0 3.75 letter
BSD20811 Ocular Pharmacology I*** Sleight 6 0 0 15 1.00 letter
      152 28 80 30-50 16.50  
Fall Term (NECO course taken via computer while students in China)
BSD20812 Ocular Pharmacology II Sleight 15 0 0 0 1.00 letter
      15 0 0 0 1.00  
               
Audit - not counted in totals   71 48 0 0 6.25  
China Equivalents   685 126 160 0 56.25  
Credits Taken at NECO   515 110 80 30-50 41.50  
MS/OD China Year Totals:   1200 236 240 30-50 97.75  
^indicates taken with students in the AODP program starting in March
*indicates takend with 1st year students in the 4 Year program
**indicates taken with 2nd year students in the 4 year program
***indicates taken with 3rd year students in the 4 year program      
MS/OD China Program: Final Year
Number Course Title Instructor Patient Care Hours Lecture Hours New Credits Grade Type
Four Full-Time Clinical Rotations
ECP4916 Primary Care Rotation (offered Summer Term) Harper Minimum of 400   13.25 pass/fail
ECP4917 Primary Care Rotation (offered Fall Term) Harper Minimum of 400   13.25 pass/fail
ECP4918 Primary Care Rotation (offered Winter Term) Harper Minimum of 400   13.25 pass/fail
ECP4919 Primary Care Rotation (offered Spring Term) Harper Minimum of 400   13.25 pass/fail
ECP4921 Advanced Care Rotation (offered Summer Term) Harper Minimum of 400   13.25 pass/fail
ECP4922 Advanced Care Rotation (offered Fall Term) Harper Minimum of 400   13.25 pass/fail
ECP4923 Advanced Care Rotation (offered Winter Term) Harper Minimum of 400   13.25 pass/fail
ECP4924 Advanced Care Rotation (offered Spring Term) Harper Minimum of 400   13.25 pass/fail
ACC4961 Specialty Care Rotation (offered Summer Term) Harper Minimum of 400   13.25 pass/fail
ACC4962 Specialty Care Rotation (offered Fall Term) Harper Minimum of 400   13.25 pass/fail
ACC4963 Specialty Care Rotation (offered Winter Term) Harper Minimum of 400   13.25 pass/fail
ACC4964 Specialty Care Rotation (offered Spring Term) Harper Minimum of 400   13.25 pass/fail
BSD20812 Ocular Pharmacology II (offered Fall Term) Sleight 0   1.00 letter
NECO course Ocular Pharmacology II given as an online course during the fall term rotation in China
Each student in the MS/OD China Program completes 26.5 credit hours during the final year.  Contact Lenses Clinical Care is included in the rotations.
Course Code Keys
Course Prefix Department or other Designations
ACC Advanced Clinical Care
BSD Biomedical Sciences and Disease Department
ECP External Clinical Practice
ELC Elective Courses (various and/or combined departments)
GRS Graduate Research Studies Department
PC Primary Care Department
SAC Specialty and Advanced Care Department
VS Vision Science Department

 

 

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