Full Course Listing

Full Course Listing

Course Title Lecture 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

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