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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 111, 112, 113, 114
  • Organic Chemistry (Lecture and Lab): CHEM 230, 232
  • Biochemistry (Lecture only, Lab preferred): CHEM 356 or CHEM 350 (preferred)
  • General Biology (Lecture and Lab): BIOL 105, 105L, 106, 106L
  • General Physics (Lecture and Lab): PHYS 100, 100L, 101, 101L or PHYS 110, 110L, 210, 210L
  • Anatomy (Lecture only, Lab strongly recommended): BIOL 113, 114 or BIOL 365, 366
  • Human Physiology (Lecture and Lab): BIOL 115, 116 or BIOL 320, 321
  • Microbiology(Lecture only, Lab optional) : BIOL 134 or BIOL 341
  • Calculus: MATH 109 or Equivalent
  • Statistics: MATH 101 or MATH 102 (preferred)
  • Reading & Comp: RHET 110, 120 or Equivalent
  • Psychology: PSYC 101