VCT 101 Introduction to Ophthalmic Science

This introductory course in Ophthalmic Science will introduce students to the field of opticianry. Students will study the scope of practice for opticians, optical terminology, related careers in eye care and professional ethics. Students will discover how lenses correct vision, components of ophthalmic frames, history of eyewear, prescription analysis, and professionalism in the work place, career development, and state and national opticianry regulations.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Admission to the Vision Care Technology Program

Offered

F