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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 X19A, X19.1A, X19B, X19.1B
  • Organic Chemistry (Lecture and Lab): CHEM X36A, X36.1A
  • Biochemistry (Lecture only, Lab preferred): MCELLBI X115A
  • General Biology (Lecture and Lab): MCELLBI X15A, X15.1A, INTEGBI X15B, X15.1B
  • General Physics (Lecture and Lab): PHYSICS X3A, X3.1A, X3B, X3.1B
  • Anatomy (Lecture only, Lab strongly recommended): INTEGBI X104
  • Human Physiology (Lecture and Lab): INTEGBI X109, MCELLBI X406.1 or MCELLBI XBW32,¬†MCELLBI X406.1 or MCELLBI XB32,¬†MCELLBI X406.1
  • Microbiology (Lecture only, Lab optional): MCELLBI X134
  • Calculus: MATH X11 or MATH XB16A
  • Statistics: STAT X10 or MCELLBI X471
  • Reading and Comp: Any two writing-intensive courses
  • Psychology: PSYCH XBW1