Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Science in Vision Science

Committee Chair

Dennis Smith


This thesis is the beginning of a study guide to be completed for Pacific University students that are intending on taking Part I - Basic Sciences for the National Board of Examiners in Optometry. The sections covered in this section include Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Physiology and Psychology. It presents up-to-date, consistently formatted information that was compiled for, and folIows directly along with, the required topics for Part X of the board exams and it provides an alternative resource to the Berkeley Guide. The subjects indicated for Part I but not covered within this thesis will be compiled by students in following years.

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Optometry Commons