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Admissions Criteria 2020

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


Additional Information:​

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.

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