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 111, 112, 113, 114
  • Organic Chemistry: CHEM 230-231 and 232, 233 or 234
  • Biochemistry: CHEM 356 or CHEM 350 (preferred)
  • General Biology: BIOL 105, 106
  • Calculus: MATH 109 (or equivalent)
  • General Physics: PHYS 100-101, 100L-101L or PHYS 110, 210, 110L, 210L
  • Reading & Comp: RHET 110, 120 (or equivalent)
  • Microbiology: BIOL 134 or 341 or 346 (optional labs: 135 or 342)
  • Immunology: BIOL 443
  • Physiology: BIOL 115, 116 or BIOL 320, 321
  • Anatomy: BIOL 113, 114 or BIOL 365, 366
  • Statistics: MATH 101 or 102 (preferred)
  • Psychology: PSYC 101