AS in Vision Care
August 2018 Application Criteria:
Applicants must fulfill the Health Science Program admission requirements
Minimum overall GPA of 2.0.
Application Period: January 8th- June 29th
Admission Selection Criteria:
Selected candidates must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.0
Selection for admission is based on a Point system. Students with the highest points will be admitted first until all seats are filled. If a tiebreaker is needed, admission will be based on highest GPA.
Overall GPA (Max 4) Points given
4.00 to 3.50- 4 points
3.49 to 3.00- 3 points
2.99 to 2.50- 2 points
2.49 to 2.00- 1 points
Grades Earned in Prerequisite Courses(Maximum 21)
A B C (The following points will be added for each course completed)
ENC 1101 3 2 1
PHI2010 or REL2000
or ARH2000 or Mul2010
MGF1106 or MAC1105
SPC1608 or SPC1024
Prior Educational Experience (Maximum points)
MA/MS Degree - 3 points
BA/BS Degree - 2 points
AA/AS Degree- 1points
Military Service (Maximum 5)
(5 points will be awarded to US Armed Forces active duty and honorably discharged veterans.)
Max Points awarded for program admissions (33).
In the event of a point tie, overall GPA will be used as the tiebreaker.
*Recommended Humanities and Social/Behavioral Science Electives. If student completes different humanities and soc/behavioral science elective, points will also be awarded.
3 Points: Graduated with Bachelor or Associate degree
10 Points: Complete all co-requisite General Education course work
3 Points: Completed MAC 1105 OR MGF 1106
2 Points: BCS 1005
For the August 2016 Vision Care program, students who were admitted earned between 2 and 15 points and had GPAs of 2.0 to 4.0.
Additional programmatic admissions criteria can be reviewed at Health Science Admissions site.