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Optical Apprentice Certificate (printable copy)
Effective Fall Semester 2012 - 20131
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CLASS

LAB

CREDIT

OPH 101

Math for Opticians*

3

0

3

OPH 131

Optical Dispensing I

3

0

3

OPH 141

Optical Theory I

3

0

3

OPH 121 Anatomy & Physiology-Eye
3
0
3

OPH 102

Ophthalmic Lab Concepts

2

0

2

OPH 260

Basic Contact Lens Concepts

3

0

3

Total Semester Hours Required for Certificate  
17

*EFL 050, EFL 055, ENG 070, ENG 080, ENG 090, ENG 090A, ENG 095, MAT 050, MAT 060, MAT 070, MAT 080, RED 070, RED 080, or RED 090 may be required based on placement tests

1The following plan of study is the standard curriculum for the above program. Any deviation from the prescribed curriculum musthave approval in advance. All prerequisite course requirements must also be met. To graduate the student must successfully complete all the required courses, the required credit hours for electives, and have at least a 2.0 overall grade point average. Thisplan of study is subject to change when the college thinks such action is in the best interest of the student or the program. It is theresponsibility of the student to meet requirements for graduation. If accepted students do not enroll for three successive semesters,they must contact the Admissions office to determine if readmission is necessary.

V.A. Students: An approval signature from the V.A. Office is required before registering. Some courses may not be certifiable

Gainful Employment: Optical Apprentice Certificate

 

 

 

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How long will it take me to complete this program?
At current costs for this program, estimated costs are:

Students enrolled full time (12 credit hours per semester) can complete this program in 3 semesters.

There were fewer than 10 graduates from this program last year, therefore, graduation rates are not disclosed to protect confidentiality.
  In state Out of state  
Tuition and fees: $1,222.50 $4,486.50  
Books and Supplies $1,088.00 $1,088.00  
On-campus room and board: Not offered  


What type(s) of job can I get after I graduate from this program and where can I find out more about these jobs?

29-2081 Opticians, Dispensing
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-2081.00

   
 
 

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How did students who graduated from this program pay for it?  

In addition to any grant and scholarship aid they may have received, 0 2010-2011 graduates of this program used loans to pay for their program.

The median amount of debt that these students had at the time they graduated from the program was:

 
What are my chances of getting a job after I finish the program?
Currently there is no requirement by the State or an accreditor to calculate a placement rate for either the institution as a whole or for this specific program.
Federal Loans: $0    
Private Educational Loans $0      
Institutional Financing Plan $0    

Please note that you need Adobe® Acrobat® Reader to view and print the old plans of study. Go to the Adobe Web site to download your free copy if you do not already have it installed.


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