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: Chem 105, 106 and 107
  • Organic Chemistry: Chem 351 and Chem 353
  • Biochemistry: Chem 481 or 481M
  • General Biology: 1) Bio 100, Bio 130, and Bio 175 2) Bio 220 and Bio 230 or 3) Mmbio 240 and 241, and Pdbio 120 (recommended) or 4) Bio 220 and Pdbio 205 (preferred)
  • Calculus: Math 112
  • General Physics: Phscs 105, 106, 107, 108
  • Reading & Composition: Engl 315 and Phil 150 OR Wrtg 150 and Engl 115 (or equivalent)
  • Microbiology: Mmbio 151 or Mmbio 221
  • Anatomy: Pdbio 220
  • Physiology: Pdbio 305
  • Statistics: Stat 105 or Stat 121
  • Psychology: Psych 111
  • Immunology: Mmbio 261 or Mmbio 463