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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 105aLg, 105bL or CHEM 115aLg, 115bL
  • Organic Chemistry (Lecture and Lab): CHEM 322aL or CHEM 325abL
  • Biochemistry (Lecture only, Lab preferred): BISC 330L or CHEM 521
  • General Biology (Lecture and Lab): BISC 120Lg, 220Lg or BISC 121Lg, 221 Lg
  • General Physics (Lecture and Lab): PHYS 135ag, 135bL or PHYS 161L, 162L
  • Anatomy (Lecture only, Lab strongly recommended): HBIO 301L
  • Human Physiology (Lecture and Lab): BISC 307L
  • Microbiology (Lecture only, Lab optional): BISC 300L
  • Calculus: MATH 125g or Equivalent
  • Statistics: BISC 305g or MATH 208x
  • Reading and Comp: WRIT 120, 150 or Equivalent
  • Psychology: PSYC 100Lg or Equivalent