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The following is a list of recommended courses at this institution that will fulfill the minimum prerequisites for Berkeley Optometry. Advanced upper-division courses in these subjects may be substituted for any of the lower division courses listed below. Courses have to be taken for a letter grade. Courses for which AP credit was received may be counted as long as they are listed on your college transcript. Our office has updated these courses to the best of our knowledge based upon the school catalog. Please contact us if you find discrepancies with our articulation; for instance, a change in the course number and title.

  • General Chemistry (Lecture and Lab): CHEM 105, 106, 107 or CHEM 111, 112
  • Organic Chemistry (Lecture and Lab): CHEM 351(M)
  • Biochemistry (Lecture only, Lab preferred): CHEM 481(M)
  • General Biology (Lecture and Lab): BIO 220, 230
  • General Physics (Lecture and Lab): PHSCS 105, 107, 106, 108
  • Anatomy (Lecture only, Lab strongly recommended): PDBIO 220
  • Human Physiology (Lecture and Lab): PDBIO 305, 363
  • Microbiology (Lecture only, Lab optional): MMBIO 151 or MMBIO 221
  • Calculus: MATH 112
  • Statistics: STAT 105 or STAT 121
  • Reading and Comp: ENGL 315, WRTG 150 or PHIL 150, WRTG 150 or Equivalent
  • Psychology: PSYCH 111