Tyler Junior College

Vision Care Technology

Vision Care Technology (AAS)

Enrollment is limited and application must be made directly to the director of the program. All required OPTS courses of the vision care technology curriculum must be completed with a "C" or better in any prerequisite course, and the student may not progress until the deficiency has been removed.

First Year - Semester I First Year - Semester II
OPTS 1311 - The Visual System
OPTS 2341 - Ophthalmic Techniques
OPTS 1501 - Ophthalmic Dispensing
OPTS 1309 - Ophthalmic Laboratory I
OPTS 1315 - Basic Contact Lenses
OPTS 1305 - Geometric Optics
OPTS 2345 - Advanced Ophthalmic Techniques
OPTS 2531 - Advanced Ophthalmic Dispensing
OPTS 1349 - Ophthalmic Laboratory II
OPTS 2335 - Advanced Contact Lenses
OPTS 2166 - Ophthalmic Practicum I
OPTS 1319 - Vision Care Office Procedures
First Year - Summer Session
OPTS 2266 - Ophthalmic Practicum II (Capstone)
Second Year - Semester III Second Year - Semester IV
ACNT 1303 - Introduction to Accounting I
ENGL 1301 - Composition I
HITT 1305 - Medical Terminology I
POFM 1317 - Medical Administrative Support
____ - Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3 hours)
POFM 1327 - Medical Insurance
POFT 1313 - Professional Workforce
____ - Computer Science Elective
____ - College-Level Math Elective (3 hours)
____ - Humanities/Fine Arts Elective (3 hours)
Total Semester Hours: 70

Courses in bold type represent general education courses and may be taken prior to acceptance into the Vision Care Technology program.

Vision Care Contact Information

Steve Robbins
Department Chair
Office: RTDC 118B

Email: srob@tjc.edu

Telephone: 903-510-2961

Advising contact: 903-510-2662