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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 1A, 1AL, 1B, 1BL
  • Organic Chemistry (Lecture and Lab): CHEM 128A, 129A
  • Biochemistry (Lecture only, Lab preferred): CHEM 150
  • General Biology (Lecture and Lab): BIOL 1A, 1B, 1BL
  • General Physics (Lecture and Lab): PHYS 2A, 2B
  • Anatomy (Lecture only, Lab strongly recommended): BIOL 67A*, 67B*
  • Human Physiology (Lecture and Lab): BIOL 67A*, 67B*
  • Microbiology (Lecture only, Lab optional): BIOL 120 (preferred) or BIOL 20
  • Calculus: Math 70 or MATH 75
  • Statistics: MATH 101
  • Reading & Comp: ENGL 5A, 5B or Equivalent
  • Psychology: PSYCH 10 or Equivalent

*Note: BIOL 67A and BIOL 67B must both be completed in order to fulfill the Anatomy and Physiology requirements