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OD/MS in Vision Science: Year 1

Number Course Title Instructor Lecture Hours Lab Hours Patient Care Hours Seminar Hours Credits Grade Type
Fall Term
BSD10320 Anatomy/Physiology I Rucker 42.00 16.00 0.00 0.00 3.25 letter
BSD10300 Cell Biology, Histology, and Ocular Anatomy Nickla 56.00 4.00 0.00 0.00 3.75 letter
PC12115 Screening and Observation A Weissberg 0.00 0.00 20.00 0.00 0.75 pass/fail
PC12401 Vision Health Care Ia Chu 10.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.75 letter
PC12005 Principles and Practice of Optometry Ia Carlson 36.00 22.00 0.00 0.00 3.25 letter
PC12041 Clinical Reasoning Ia Denial 0.00 0.00 0.00 10.00 0.75 pass/fail
VS11001 Optics I Coletta 54.00 12.00 0.00 0.00 4.00 letter
VS11201 Theory and Methods of Vision Testing Comerford 55.00 6.00 0.00 0.00 3.75 letter
GRS97001 Laboratory Research Survey Gwiazda 0.00 0.00 0.00 20.00 1.25 pass/fail
      253.00 60.00 20.00 30.00 21.50  
Spring Term
BSD10009 Neuroanatomy Farkash 40.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.75 letter
BSD10321 Anatomy/Physiology II Koevary 50.00 6.00 0.00 0.00 3.50 letter
BSD10204 The Etiology of Diabetes and Glaucoma Mertz 66.00 10.00 0.00 0.00 4.75 letter
PC12006 Principles and Practice of Optometry Ib Carlson 53.00 34.00 0.00 0.00 4.75 letter
PC12116 Screening and Observation B Weissberg 0.00 0.00 20.00 0.00 0.75 pass/fail
PC12402 Vision Health Care Ib Chu 10.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.75 pass/fail
VS11002 Optics II Choi 51.00 34.00 0.00 0.00 4.50 letter
GRS97040 Laboratory Research I Coletta 0.00 48.00 0.00 0.00 2.00 pass/fail
      270.00 132.00 20.00 0.00 23.75  
                 
First Year Totals:   523.00 192.00 40.00 30.00 45.25  
*Note: Credits in red means that the course is using the new credit system.

OD/MS in Vision Science: Year 2

Number Course Title Instructor Lecture Hours Lab Hours Patient Care Hours Seminar Hours Self Study Credits Grade Type
Fall Term
BSD20401 Immunology Koevary 30.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.00 letter
BSD20805 General Pharmacology Zimmerman 30.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.00 letter
PC22007 Principles and Practice of Optometry IIa Patel, Hanley 70.00 30.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 5.75 letter
PC22115 Clinical Clerkship A Weissberg 0.00 0.00 50.00 0.00 0.00 1.75 pass/fail
VS21003 Optics III Loewenstein, Coletta 34.00 8.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.50 letter
VS21203 Binocular Vision and Ocular Motility McCormack 65.00 8.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.50 letter
GRS97020 Graduate Research Seminar I or IV Koevary/Coletta 0.00 0.00 0.00 24.00 0.00 1.50 letter
GRS97010 Research Lecture Series McCormack 8.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.50 pass/fail
GRS97003 Biostatistics I Deng 33.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.25 letter
GRS97030 Thesis Proposal Development Coletta 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 16.00 1.00 pass/fail
      270.00 46.00 50.00 24.00 16.00 23.75  
Spring Term
BSD30901 Clinical Medicine Shein 60.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.00 letter
PC22116 Clinical Clerkship B Weissberg 0.00 0.00 60.00 0.00 0.00 2.00 pass/fail
PC22008 Principles and Practice of Optometry IIb Patel, Hanley 60.00 40.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 5.25 letter
PC22701 Ophthalmic Business and Management Policy I Mills 16 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.0 letter
VS21402 Environmental Optometry and Visual Assessment Comerford 36 4.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.75 letter
VS21207 Neural Basis of Vision Thorn 41.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.75 letter
SAC33405 Binocular and Accommodative Anomalies Kran, Lyons, McCormack 51.00 14.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.75 letter
SAC23001 Contact Lenses Watanabe 51.00 48.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 5.00 letter
GRS97021 Graduate Research Seminar II or III Coletta/Nickla 0.00 0.00 0.00 24.00 0.00 1.50 letter
GRS97011 Research Lecture Series McCormack 8.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.50 pass/fail
GRS97041 Laboratory Research II Coletta 0.00 48.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.00 pass/fail
GRS97031 Thesis Proposal Coletta 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 24.00 1.50 pass/fail
      323 154.00 60.00 24.00 24.00 32.00  
                   
Second Year Totals:   593 200.00 110.00 48.00 40.00 55.75  
*Note: Credits in red means that the course is using the new credit system.

OD/MS in Vision Science: Year 3

Number Course Title Instructor Lecture Hours Lab Hours Patient Care Hours Seminar Hours Credits Grade Type
Summer Term
BSD20806 Ocular Pharmacology Adamczyk 30.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.00 letter
PC32115 Patient Care A Weissberg 0.00 0.00 120.00 0.00 6.00 pass/fail
PC22009 Principles and Practice of Optometry IIc Patel, Hanley 20.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.00 letter
PC32002 Advanced Diagnostic Techniques I Yoshiyama 0.00 6.00 0.00 0.00 0.25 pass/fail
      50.00 6.00 120.00 0.00 11.25  
Fall Term
BSD30701 Advanced Ocular Disease I Sleight 44.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.50 letter
BSD30711 Special Topics I: Ocul. Dis. and Adv. Clinical Care Cavallerano 20.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.00 pass/fail
PC32116 Patient Care B Weissberg 0.00 0.00 100.00 0.00 5.00 pass/fail
SAC33402 Development, Strabismus and Amblyopia Weissberg 62.00 6.00 0.00 0.00 6.50 letter
SAC33203 Low Vision Rehab Throughout the Life Span Jamara 42.00 8.00 0.00 0.00 4.50 letter
GRS97022 Graduate Research Seminar I or IV Koevary/Coletta 0.00 0.00 0.00 24.00 3.00 letter
GRS97012 Research Lecture Series McCormack 8.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.00 pass/fail
GRS97042 Laboratory Research III Coletta 0.00 48.00 0.00 0.00 2.00 pass/fail
GRS97004 Biostatistics II Deng 15.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.50 letter
      191.00 62.00 100.00 24.00 30.00  
Spring Term
BSD30702 Advanced Ocular Disease II Sleight 56.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 5.50 letter
BSD30712 Special Topics II: Ocul. Dis. and Adv. Clinical Care Cavallerano 20.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.00 pass/fail
PC32702 Ophthalmic Business and Management Policy II Mills 25.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.50 letter
PC32117 Patient Care C Weissberg 0.00 0.00 140.00 0.00 7.00 pass/fail
SAC33605 Pediatric Optometry Quinn 36.00 8.00 0.00 0.00 4.00 letter
PC32003 Advanced Diagnostic Techniques II Yoshiyama 0.00 7.00 0.00 0.00 0.25 pass/fail
VS31005 Eyewear/ Eye Care Wong 20.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.00 pass/fail
GRS97021 Graduate Research Seminar II or III Coletta/Nickla 0.00 0.00 0.00 24.00 3.00 letter
GRS97011 Research Lecture Series McCormack 8.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.00 pass/fail
GRS97041 Laboratory Research IV Coletta 0.00 48.00 0.00 0.00 2.00 pass/fail
      165.00 63.00 140.00 24.00 29.25  
                 
Third Year Totals:   406.00 125.00 360.00 48.00 70.50  

OD/MS in Vision Science: Year 4

Number Course Title Instructor Patient Care Hours Self Study Hours Old Credits Grade Type
Four Full-Time Clinical Rotations
ECP4916 Primary Care Rotation (offered Summer Term) Weissberg Minimum of 400 0 20.00 pass/fail
ECP4917 Primary Care Rotation (offered Fall Term) Weissberg Minimum of 400 0 20.00 pass/fail
ECP4918 Primary Care Rotation (offered Winter Term) Weissberg Minimum of 400 0 20.00 pass/fail
ECP4919 Primary Care Rotation (offered Spring Term) Weissberg Minimum of 400 0 20.00 pass/fail
ECP4921 Advanced Care Rotation (offered Summer Term) Weissberg Minimum of 400 0 20.00 pass/fail
ECP4922 Advanced Care Rotation (offered Fall Term) Weissberg Minimum of 400 0 20.00 pass/fail
ECP4923 Advanced Care Rotation (offered Winter Term) Weissberg Minimum of 400 0 20.00 pass/fail
ECP4924 Advanced Care Rotation (offered Spring Term) Weissberg Minimum of 400 0 20.00 pass/fail
ACC4961 Specialty Care Rotation (offered Summer Term) Weissberg Minimum of 400 0 20.00 pass/fail
ACC4962 Specialty Care Rotation (offered Fall Term) Weissberg Minimum of 400 0 20.00 pass/fail
ACC4963 Specialty Care Rotation (offered Winter Term) Weissberg Minimum of 400 0 20.00 pass/fail
ACC4964 Specialty Care Rotation (offered Spring Term) Weissberg Minimum of 400 0 20.00 pass/fail
             
Each student completes 80 credit hours during the final year.  Contact Lenses Clinical Care is included.
             
GRS97050 Thesis Preparation I Coletta 0.00 30.00 1.00 pass/fail
GRS97051 Thesis Preparation II Coletta 0.00 30.00 1.00 pass/fail

MS in Vision Science: Year 1

Number Course Title Instructor Lecture Hours Lab Hours Patient Care Hours Seminar Hours Self Study Credits Grade Type
Fall Term
BSD10300 Cell Biology, Histology, and Ocular Anatomy Nickla 56.00 4.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.75 letter
  OR                
VS11001 Optics I Coletta 54.00 12.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.00 letter
                   
GRS97001 Laboratory Research Survey Gwiazda 0.00 0.00 0.00 20.00 0.00 1.25 pass/fail
GRS97020 Graduate Research Seminar I or IV Koevary/Coletta 0.00 0.00 0.00 24.00 0.00 1.50 letter
GRS97010 Research Lecture Series McCormack 8.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.50 pass/fail
GRS97003 Biostatistics and Research Design I Deng 0.00 0.00 0.00 33.00 0.00 2.25 letter
GRS97040 Laboratory Research I Coletta 0.00 48.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.00 pass/fail
GRS97030 Thesis Proposal Development Coletta 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 16.00 1.00 pass/fail
      118.00 64.00 0.00 77.00 16.00 12.50  
Spring Term
VS11202-A Theory and Methods of Vision Testing Comerford 55.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.75 letter
GRS97021 Graduate Research Seminar II or III Coletta/Nickla 0.00 0.00 0.00 24.00 0.00 1.50 letter
GRS97011 Research Lecture Series McCormack 8.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.50 pass/fail
GRS 97041 Laboratory Research II Coletta 0.00 48.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.00 pass/fail
GRS 97031 Thesis Proposal Coletta 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 24.00 1.50 pass/fail
      63.00 48.00 0.00 24.00 24.00 9.25  
                   
Second Year Totals:   181.00 112.00 0.00 101.00 40.00 21.75  
*Note: Credits in red means that the course is using the new credit system.

MS in Vision Science: Year 2

Number Course Title Instructor Lecture Hours Lab Hours Patient Care Hours Seminar Hours Self Study Credits Grade Type
Fall Term
GRS97022 Graduate Research Seminar I or IV Koevary/Coletta 0.00 0.00 0.00 24.00 0.00 1.50 letter
GRS97012 Research Lecture Series McCormack 8.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.50 pass/fail
GRS97042 Laboratory Research III Coletta 0.00 48.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.00 pass/fail
GRS97050 Thesis Preparation I Coletta 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 30.00 1.00 pass/fail
GRS97004 Biostatistics and Research Design II Deng 15.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.75 letter
BSD10300 Cell Biology, Histology, and Ocular Anatomy Nickla 56.00 4.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.75 letter
  OR                
VS11001 Optics I Coletta 54.00 12.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.00 letter
      133.00 64.00 0.00 24.00 30.00 9.50  
Spring Term
GRS97023 Graduate Research Seminar II or III Coletta/Nickla 0.00 0.00 0.00 24.00 0.00 1.50 letter
GRS97013 Research Lecture Series McCormack 8.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.50 pass/fail
GRS97051 Thesis Preparation II Coletta 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 30.00 1.00 pass/fail
GRS 97043 Laboratory Research IV Coletta 0.00 48.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.00 pass/fail
      8.00 48.00 0.00 24.00 30.00 5.00  
                   
Second Year Totals:   141.00 112.00 0.00 48.00 60.00 14.50  
*Note: Credits in red means that the course is using the new credit system.
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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