What will I learn?

WKU COURSES FOR PRE-OPT EMPHASIS

  • BIOL 120/121Biological Concepts I (4)
  • BIOL 122/123Biological Concepts II (4)
  • BIOL 226/227 Microbial Biology & Diversity (4)
  • BIOL/CHEM 446/447 Biochemistry I (5)
  • CHEM 120/121 College Chemistry I (5)
  • CHEM 222/223 College Chemistry II (5)
  • CHEM 340/341 Organic Chemistry I (5)
  • PHYS 231/232 Physics & Biophysics I (4)
  • PHYS 322/233 Physics & Biophysics II (4)
  • PSYS 100 Introductory Psychology (3)
  • MATH 136 Calculus I (4)
  • MATH 183 Introductory Statistics (3) or
  • BIOL 382 Introductory Biostatistics (3)

Other courses strongly recommended or required by some schools include: Animal/Human Anatomy and Physiology. Courses that will assist in OAT preparation and your first 2 years in optometry school include: Cell/Molecular Biology, Genetics, Cell Biology, Histology, and Immunology.

Which department am I in?

Ogden College of Science and Engineering

Study options

Full Time (Variable)

Start date

18 January 2022

Venue

Ogden College of Science and Engineering

Ogden College Hall Suite 1017,

1906 College Heights Blvd. #11075,

BOWLING GREEN,

Kentucky,

42101, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a secondary school education and a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5.

For international students

Applicants are required to have successful completion of high school with 2.5 GPA

English proficiency requirements (one of the following):

TOEFL IBT – 71; IELTS – 6.0; ELS – Level 109 PTE Academic – 52

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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