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Course Schedule

Course TitleLecture Hours
Lab Hours
Total Hours
Units

Trimester I (offered Fall and Spring)

       

History of Healthcare

15

0

15

1

Medical Terminology

15

0

15

1

Introduction to Ethics & Professional Behavior
15
0
15
1

General Anatomy I

45

30

75

4

Human Histology

30

0

30

2

Spinal Anatomy

30

30

60

3

Spinal Biomechanics

15

0

15

1

Chiropractic Procedures I

15

60

75

3

Chiropractic Theories

30

0

30

2

Total 22 hours/week

210

120

330

18

         

Trimester II (offered Spring and Summer)

       

History Taking

30

0

30

2

Research Methods

30

0

30

2

General Anatomy II

45

30

75

4

Anatomy of the Extremities

30

60

90

4

Biomechanics of the Extremities

15

0

15

1

Cell Physiology

15

0

15

1

Human Biochemistry

45

30

75

4

Chiropractic Procedures II
15
60
75
3

Total 27 hours/week

225

180

405

21

         

Trimester III (offered Summer and Fall)

       

General & NMS Pathology

45

0

45

3

X-Ray Physics

30

0

30

2

Introductory Physical Examination Skills

15

30

45

2

GI, GU & Endocrine Physiology

45

0

45

3

Circulatory & Respiratory Physiology

30

30

60

3

Neuroscience

45

30

75

4

Chiropractic Procedures III

15

60

75

3

Scientific Basis of Chiropractic

60

0

60

4

Total 29 hours/week

285

150

435

24

         

Trimester IV (offered Fall and Spring)

       

Public Health I

15

0

15

1

Systemic Pathology

60

0

60

4

Clinical Orthopedic and Neurologic Examination I

30

30

60

3

Microbiology & Immunology

60

30

90

5

Normal Radiographic Anatomy

30

30

60

3

Biochemical Nutrition

45

0

45

3

Integrative Competency Exam l

0

0

0

0

Chiropractic Procedures IV

15
60
75
3

Selectives (7 1-hour courses)



105
7

Total 34 hours/week

255

150

510

29

         

Trimester V (offered Spring and Summer)

       
Clinical Orthopedic and Neurologic Examination II

30

30

60

3

Image Interpretation I

15

30

45

2

Clinical Nutrition

60

0

60

4

Chiropractic Procedures V

15

60

75

3

Clinical Reasoning I

0

60

60

2

Specialized Chiropractic Procedures

30

15

45

2.5

NBCE I

0

0

0

0

Selectives (7 1-hour courses)

 


105

10

Total 30 hours/week

150

195

450

26.5

         

Trimester VI (offered Summer and Fall)

       

Pharmacology / Toxicology

30

0

30

2

Clinical Lab Diagnosis

30

0

60

2

Differential Diagnosis I

60

0

60

4

Image Interpretation II

30

30

30

3

Advanced Physical Examination Skills

15

30

60

2

Clinical Reasoning II

0

30

90

1

NBCE I

0

0

0

0

Chiropractic Procedures VI

0

60

30

2

Physiologic Therapeutics I

30

30

30

3

DC Clinical Observation

0

15

75

0.5

Selectives (7 1-hour courses)

 


105

8

Total 33 hours/week

195

195

495

27.5

         

Trimester VII (offered Fall and Spring)

       

Emergency Procedures

15

30

45

2

Public Health II

30

0

30

2

Radiographic Positioning

15

0

15

1

Differential Diagnosis II

60

0

60

4

Ethics in CAM

15

0

15

1

DC Student Clinic

0

90

90

3

ICE II, II, Physiologic Therapeutics

0

0

0

0

Clinical Reasoning III

0

30

30

1

Chiropractic Procedures VII

0

60

60

2

Physiologic Therapeutics II

30

30

60

3

Practice Management I

30
0
30
2

Selectives (5 1-hour courses)



75
5

Total 34 hours/week

195

240

510

26

         

Trimester VIII (offered Spring and Summer)

       

Intro to Special Populations

30

0

30

2

Clinical Psychology

15

0

15

1

8th Term Clinic Internship

0

360

360

12

Clinical Reasoning IV

0

60

60

2

Practice Management II

30

0

30

2

Practice Management III

15

0

15

1

NBCE II, III, Physiologic Therapeutics

0

0

0

0

Selectives (1 1-hour course)

 

 

15

1

Total 35 hours/week

90

420

525

21

         

Trimester IX (offered Summer and Fall)

       

Integrative Competency Exam IV

0

0

0

0

9th Term Clinic Internship

0

360

360

12

NBCE II, III, Physiologic Therapeutics

0

0

0

0

NBCE IV

0
0
0
0

Selectives (10 1-hour courses)



150
11

Total 34 hours/week

0

360

510

23

         

Trimester X (offered Fall and Spring)

       

Integrative Competency Exam IV

0

0

0

0

10th Term Clinic Internship

0
360
360
12

NBCE IV

0
0
0
0

Selectives (10 1-hour courses)



150
11

Total 34 hours/week

0

360

510

23

         

Total Program Hours

1605

2370

4680

239