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Admissions Criteria

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                                             
BSC1005                                                                  
CGS1060C                                                               
PSY2012                                                                        
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

 

Additional Information:​

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.

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