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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, 151L, 152, 152L
  • Organic Chemistry (Lecture and Lab): CHEM 301, 301L
  • Biochemistry (Lecture only, Lab preferred): CHEM 331
  • General Biology (Lecture and Lab): BIOL 221, 221L, 225, 225L
  • General Physics (Lecture and Lab): PHYS 136, 136L, 137, 137L
  • Anatomy (Lecture only, Lab strongly recommended): BIOL 212*, 213*
  • Human Physiology (Lecture and Lab): BIOL 212*, 213*
  • Microbiology (Lecture only, Lab optional): BIOL 342
  • Calculus: MATH 150
  • Statistics: MATH 120 or MATH 315 (preferred)
  • Reading and Comp: ENGL 115, 121 or Equivalent
  • Psychology: PSYC 101 or Equivalent

*Note: BIOL 212 and BIOL 213 must both be completed in order to fulfill the Anatomy and Physiology requirements