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 1A, 1AL, 1B, 1BL
  • Organic Chemistry: Chem 128A and 129A
  • Biochemistry: Chem 150
  • General Biology: Biol 1A, 1B, 1BL
  • Calculus: Math 70 or Math 75
  • General Physics: Physics 2A and 2B
  • Reading & Composition: Engl 5A and 5B or equivalent
  • Microbiology: Biol 120 (preferred) or Biol 20
  • Physiology: Biol 67A
  • Anatomy: Biol 67B
  • Statistics: Math 101
  • Psychology: Psych 10 or equivalent
  • Immunology: Biol 157