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Arizona College of Optometry

Glendale, AZ Campus

Curriculum

Arizona College of Optometry

The College reserves the right to alter the curriculum as it deems appropriate.

First Year

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:
Fall Quarter
BASI 1501 Basic Science Integrated Sequence I 4.5
BASI 1502 Basic Science Integrated Sequence II 4.5
BASI 1503 Basic Science Integrated Sequence III 4.5
CORE 1560 Interdisciplinary Healthcare 0.5
OPTO 1510 Clinical Services, Theory & Methods I 3
OPTO 1511 Contemporary Issues in Health Care and Ethics 0.5
OPTO 1522 Optometry Business Management I 2
Total
Winter Quarter
BASI 1504 Basic Science Integrated Sequence IV 3
BASI 1505 Basic Science Integrated Sequence V 5
BASI 1506 Basic Science Integrated Sequence VI 5
CORE 1570 Interdisciplinary Healthcare 0.5
OPTO 1520 Clinical Services, Theory & Methods II 3
OPTO  1540 Geometric and Physical Optics I 4
OPTO  1560 Ocular Anatomy 2
Total
Spring Quarter
BASI 1507 Basic Science Integrated Systems VII 4
BASI 1508 Basic Science Integrated Systems VIII 3
BASI 1509 Basic Science Integrated Systems IX 4.5
CORE 1580 Interdisciplinary Healthcare 0.5
OPTO 1530 Clinical Services, Theory & Methods III 3
OPTO  1550 Geometric and Physical Optics II 4
OPTO 1580 Ocular Physiology 2
Total

Second Year

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:
Fall Quarter
OPTO  1620 Visual Science: Monocular Sensory Processing 3
OPTO  1630 Ophthalmic Optics I 4
OPTO  1640 Ocular Disease I 3
OPTO 1650 Clinical Services, Theory & Methods IV 3
OPTO  1670 Research Design and Biostatistics 3
OPTO  1675 Visual Neurophysiology 2
PHAR 1601 General Pharmacology I 3
Total
Winter Quarter
OPTO  1622 Visual Science: Ocular Motility 2
OPTO  1632 Ophthalmic Optics II 4
OPTO  1642 Ocular Disease II 3
OPTO 1648 Contact Lens I 3
OPTO 1652 Clinical Services, Theory & Methods V 3
OPTO  1672 Capstone Project: Literature Search and Study Design 1
PHAR 1621 General Pharmacology II 4
Total
Spring Quarter
OPTO 1623 Optometry Business Management II 2
OPTO  1624 Visual Science: Binocular Vision 4
OPTO 1625 Visual Optics 2
OPTO  1644 Ocular Disease III 3
OPTO 1649 Contact Lens II 3
OPTO 1654 Clinical Services, Theory & Methods VI 3
OPTO 1691 Ocular Pharmacology 2
Total

Third Year

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:
Summer Quarter
OPTO 1700 Clinical Medicine/Physical Assessment Laboratory 3
OPTO 1720 Diagnosis and Management of Non-strabismic Disorders of Accommodation, Binocular Vision, and Eye Movements 4
OPTO 1740 Contact Lens III 2
OPTO  1760 Capstone Project: Data Collection and Analysis 1
OPTO 1770 Clinical Services VII 7.5
Total
Fall Quarter
OPTO 1722 Diagnosis and Management of Strabismus and Amblyopia I 4
OPTO 1771 Clinical Services VIII 7.5
OPTO 1785 Visual Rehabilitation 3
OPTO 1787 Neuro-ophthalmic Disease 2
OPTO  1790 Clinical Case Analysis I/Evidence Based Medicine 2
Total
Winter Quarter
OPTO 1723 Diagnosis and Management of Strabismus and Amblyopia II 3
OPTO 1725 Pediatric Optometry 1
OPTO  1745 Epidemiology, Public Health and the Optometric Profession 2
OPTO 1772 Clinical Services IX 7.5
OPTO 1780 Board Review: Applied Basic Science 3
OPTO  1792 Clinical Case Analysis II/Evidence Based Medicine 2
Total
Spring Quarter
OPTO 1724 Optometry Business Management III 2
OPTO 1726 Visual Information Processing, and Vision Related Learning Problems 3
OPTO 1761 Capstone Project Poster Session 3
OPTO 1773 Clinical Services X 7.5
Total

Fourth Year

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:
Summer Quarter
OPTO 1800 Clinical Services XI 18
OPTO 1801 Board Review II: Patient Assessment and Management (Online) 2
Total
Fall Quarter
OPTO 1810 Clinical Services XII 18
Total
Winter Quarter
OPTO 1820 Clinical Services XIII 18
Total
Spring Quarter
OPTO 1830 Clinical Services XIV 18
Total

Professional Electives
During their enrollment at AZCOPT, students may choose to take elective courses for enrichment. No minimum number of elective credits is required for graduation. Elective options may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Quarter Hours: -
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OPTO 1682 Selected Studies 1-3
OPTO 1751 Study Skills Enhancement 2
OPTO 1794 Third Year Clinical Skills Enhancement 1.0-7.5
OPTO 1795 Ocular Prosthetics & Contact Lens Special Topics Workshop 1
OPTO 1796 Spanish for Optometric Eye Exams 1.5
OPTO 1797 Sports Vision Workshop 1.5
OPTO 1895 Fourth Year Clinical Skills Enhancement 1-18
OPTO 1896 Advanced Specialized Test Interpretation 1
Total -