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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 151, 152
  • Organic Chemistry (Lecture and Lab): CHEM 241A, 243A or CHEM 246A, 247A
  • Biochemistry (Lecture only, Lab preferred): BIOC 462A
  • General Biology (Lecture and Lab): MCB 181R, 181L, ECOL 182R, 182L
  • General Physics (Lecture and Lab): PHYS 102, 181, 103, 182
  • Anatomy (Lecture only, Lab strongly recommended): PSIO 201*, 202*
  • Human Physiology (Lecture and Lab): PSIO 201*, 202*
  • Microbiology (Lecture only, Lab optional): MIC 205A
  • Calculus: MATH 125
  • Statistics: MATH 163
  • Reading and Comp: ENGL 101, 102 or Equivalent
  • Psychology: PSY 101

*Note: PSIO 201 and PSIO 202 must both be completed in order to fulfill the Anatomy and Physiology requirements