Pre-Optometry Professional Society
The purpose of this organization to educate the members about the profession of
optometry and the requirements for admission to a professional program and thereby assist
members in becoming successful applicants to the optometry school/college of their choice.
POPS at HBU shall strive to promote fellowship, provide opportunities for leadership, and to
participate in community service.
The membership of this organization shall be solely open to students currently enrolled at Houston Baptist University. However, students enrolled in a university in the surrounding area of Houston will be allowed to participate in activities sponsored by POPS at HBU. Members are expected to be active in organizational functions and are required to pay dues either for the year or the quarter.
Membership is open to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, political persuasion,
sexual orientation, national origin, sex, age, handicap, or veteran status.
In POPS we participate in Prevent Blindness Texas, Lord of the Streets, The Lighthouse of Houston, and the American Council of the Blind.
Contact our President, Edward Joseph, for more information.