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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, 1B, 1M, 1C, 1N
  • Organic Chemistry (Lecture and Lab):┬áCHEM 8A, 8L
  • Biochemistry (Lecture only, Lab preferred): BMB 100A or CHEM 103
  • General Biology (Lecture and Lab): MCDB 20A**, EEB 20B, MCDB 20L, EEB 20C
  • General Physics (Lecture and Lab): PHYS 5A, 5L, 5B, 5M, 5C, 5N or PHYS 6A, 6L, 6B, 6M, 6C, 6N
  • Anatomy (Lecture only, Lab strongly recommended): METX135
  • Human Physiology (Lecture and Lab): MCDB 130, 130L
  • Microbiology (Lecture only, Lab optional): METX 119
  • Calculus: MATH 11A or MATH 22
  • Statistics AMS 5 or AMS 7
  • Reading and Comp: Any 3 courses from the Writing Program
  • Psychology: PSYC 1