Pre-Optometry (the University of Alabama at Birmingham Only), A.S.
This plan of study is suggested for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to complete requirements for consideration for admission to the School of Optometry at The University of Alabama in Birmingham. Students should identify an intended transfer institution and meet with their assigned advisor to plan an individualized program of study. Some courses in this program are not available at all College locations. Upon completion of courses listed below, the transcript will reflect either an AA or AS degree without reference to the specific program of study.
* Must complete a 6-semester-hour sequence in Literature or History.
* For Fine Arts, Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences and Program-Related Electives: Some 4-year institutions may require a specific course or courses in the indicated areas according to the major field of study. It is strongly recommended that you refer to the STARS Articulation Guide for major-specific information. Transfer credits may not exceed 50% of those required for the 4-year degree.
* ORI 101 or 105, CIS 146: Courses are not included in the STARS Articulation Guide but are applicable toward the associate degree.