AS in Vision Care
Seats are still
available for August 2020 Fall term and application are still begin accepted
August 2020 Application Criteria:
Applicants must fulfill the Health Science Program admission requirements
Minimum overall GPA of 2.0.
Application Period: January 6th- 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.
Prior to admission, each student is required to successfully complete a drug screening. Please be advised that certain over-the-counter supplements and alternative medicinal products, including but not limited to CBD, THC, Cannabinoid, and Cannabinoid Oil may trigger a positive result, and consequently, the student will not be able to be admitted to the Health Science program. A second drug tested sample is not allowed per Broward College Admissions Procedure A6Hx2-5.01. The links are provided below.
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)
(The following points will be added for each course completed)
ENC 1101 3 2 1 points
PHI2010 or REL2000 3 2 1 points
or ARH2000 or Mul2010 (Humanities)
MGF1106 or MAC1105 3 2 1 points
BSC1005 3 2 1 points
CGS1060C 3 2 1 points
SPC1608 or SPC1024 3 2 1 points
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 2019 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.