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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): CH 301, 104M, 302, 104N
  • Organic Chemistry (Lecture and Lab): CH 320M, 110K or CH 328M, 128K
  • Biochemistry (Lecture only, Lab preferred): BCH 369 or BCH 339F*
  • General Biology (Lecture and Lab): BIO 311C, 206L, 311D, 208L
  • General Physics (Lecture and Lab): PHY 302K, 102M, 302L, 102N or PHY 317K, 117M, 317L, 117N or PHY 301, 101L, 316, 116L or PHY 303K, 103M, 303L, 103N
  • Anatomy (Lecture only, Lab strongly recommended): BIO 446L
  • Human Physiology (Lecture and Lab): BIO 365S, 165U
  • Microbiology (Lecture only, Lab optional): BIO 326R
  • Calculus: M 408C or M 408K or M 408N
  • Statistics: M 316L or SDS 328M or Equivalent
  • Reading & Comp: RHE 306, 309K or Equivalent
  • Psychology: PSY 301

*Note: For Biochemistry majors only