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 120A, 120B
  • Organic Chemistry: Chem 301A, 302A
  • Biochemistry: Chem 421 (preferred) or Chem 423A, (422 optional)
  • General Biology: Biol 172, 273
  • Calculus: Math 150A
  • General Physics: Phys 211, 211L, 212, 212L
  • Reading & Composition: Engl 101, 301 or equivalent
  • Microbiology: Biol 202 or Biol 302
  • Physiology: 1) Biol 310 and 310L OR 2) Biol 362 OR 3) Biol 191A and 191B
  • Anatomy: Biol 361 OR Biol 191A and 191B
  • Statistics: Math 338 (preferred) or 120
  • Psychology: Psyc 101 or equivalent
  • Immunology: Biol 424