Curriculum Summary

Curriculum Summary

Course Schedule

Trimester 1
Course # Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
History of Healthcare 15 0 15 1
Medical Terminology 15 0 15 1
Introduction to Ethics & Professional Behavior 15 0 15 1
Materia Medica I 45 0 45 3
OM Theories I 45 0 45 3
Tai  Ji / Qi Gong 0 30 30 1
Acupuncture Meridians and Points I 30 30 60 3
Trimester 2
Course # Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
History Taking 30 0 30 2
Research Methods 30 0 30 2
Materia Medica II 45 0 45 3
OM Diagnosis 30 30 60 3
Acup Meridians and Points II 45 0 45 3
Acup Techniques I 15 30 45 2
Western Nutrition 45 0 45 3
Anatomy/Physiology II 45 30 75 4
Trimester 3
Course # Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
General Pathology 45 0 45 3
Materia Medica III 45 0 45 3
OM Theories II 45 0 45 3
Intro to Clinical Clerkship 0 30 30 1
Acup Techniques II 15 30 45 2
Acup Meridian & Points III 45 0 45 3
Physical Examination 15 30 45 2
Anatomy/Physiology III 45 30 75 4
Trimester 4
Course # Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
Public Health I 15 0 15 1
Systemic Pathology 60 0 60 4
Public Health II 30 0 30 2
Materia Medica IV / Dui Yao 45 0 45 3
OM Critical Thinking I 45 0 45 3
ACE I 0 0 0 0
Clinical Observation – MAOM 0 120 120 4
NMS Examination 15 30 45 2
Trimester 5
Course Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
Formulas & Strategies I 45 0 45 3
Points Prescription I 45 0 45 3
Tui Na/Massage/Acupressure 15 30 45 2
Supervised Practice I – MAOM 0 150 150 5
Diagnostic Imaging Concepts 30 30 60 1
Trimester 6
Course Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
Pharmacology/Toxicology 30 0 30 2
Laboratory Diagnosis 30 0 30 2
Formulas & Strategies II 45 0 45 3
Practice Management 45 0 45 3
Points Prescription II 45 0 45 3
Ethics in OM 30 0 30 2
Supervised Practice II – MAOM 0 150 150 5
Trimester 7
Course Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
Emergency Procedures 15 30 45 2
Formulas & Strategies III 45 0 45 3
OM Critical Thinking II 45 0 45 3
OM Nutrition/Diet 45 0 45 3
Shang Han Lun 45 0 45 3
Supervised Practice III – MAOM 0 150 150 5
ACE II 0 0 0 0
Clinical Sciences & Medicine I 45 0 45 3
Trimester 8
Course Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
Internal Medicine I 45 0 45 3
Wen Bing / Jing Gui 45 0 45 3
OM Gynecology 45 0 45 3
Independent Practice I  – MAOM 0 210 210 7
Clinical Sciences & Medicine II 45 0 45 3
Trimester 9
Course Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
Internal Medicine II 45 0 45 3
OM Critical Thinking III 45 0 45 3
Independent Practice II – MAOM 0 210 210 7
ACE III 0 0 0 0
Clinical Sciences & Medicine III 45 0 45 3

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