Course Schedule

Representative Schedule of Courses

Doctor of Chiropractic 10-termDoctor of Chiropractic 12-Term (Fall Start)Doctor of Chiropractic 12-Term (Spring Start)

Trimester I – Offered Fall & Spring

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CBS0106 History of Healthcare 15 0 15 1
CTAP103 Cell and Tissue Anatomy and Physiology 45 0 45 3
CBS0107 Medical Terminology 15 0 15 1
CBS0108 Introduction to Ethics and Professional Behavior 15 0 15 1
GA0102 General Anatomy I 45 30 75 4
FAB101 Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Human Spine 45 30 75 4
CP0103 Chiropractic Procedures I: Spinal Assessment and Associated Procedures (CP I) 15 60 75 3
DX110 Introduction to Physical Assessment I 0 30 30 1
CT0101 Chiropractic Theories and Principles 30 0 30 2
TOTAL 225 150 375 20

Trimester II – Offered Spring & Summer

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CBS0201 History Taking 30 0 30 2
CRE0201 Research and Evidence-Based Healthcare 30 0 30 2
GA0202 General Anatomy II 45 30 75 4
DX210 Introduction to Physical Assessment II 0 30 30 1
FAB201 Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Extremities 45 60 105 5
BN0213 Human Biochemistry (Lecture) 45 0 45 3
BN0213L Human Biochemistry (Lab) 0 30 30 1
CP0204 Chiropractic Procedures II: Extremity Assessment and Associated Procedures (CP II) 15 60 75 3
TOTAL 210 210 420 21

Trimester III – Offered Summer & Fall

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
PATH401 Pathology I 45 0 45 3
XR0305 X-Ray Physics and Protection 30 0 30 2
DX0310 Introductory Physical Examination Skills (IPES) 30 60 90 4
PH0312 Human Physiology 75 15 90 5.5
NS0313 Neuroscience Lecture 60 0 60 4
NS0312L Neuroscience Laboratory 0 30 30 1
CP0312 Chiropractic Procedures III: Soft Tissue and Mobilization Procedures (CP III) 15 75 90 3.5
Selectives * varies varies 15 1
TOTAL varies varies 450 24

Trimester IV – Offered Fall & Spring

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CPM0409 Public Health 45 0 45 3
PATH501 Pathology II 60 0 60 4
DX0407 Clinical Orthopedic and Neurologic Assessment I (CONA I) 30 30 60 3
II410 Immunity and Infection (Lecture) 60 0 60 4
II410L Immunity and Infection (Lab) 0 30 30 1
XR0515 Diagnostic Imaging Basics and Anatomy 30 30 60 3
BN0405 Biochemical Nutrition 45 0 45 3
CP0412 Chiropractic Procedures IV: Pelvis and Lumbar Procedures (CP IV) 15 75 90 3.5
ID0404 Integrative Competency Exam I (ICE I) 0 0 0 0
Selectives * varies varies 30 2
TOTAL varies varies 480 26.5

Trimester V – Offered Spring & Summer

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
DX0507 Clinical Orthopedic and Neurological Assessment II (CONA II) 30 30 60 3
XR0508 Image Interpretation I 30 30 60 3
BN0510 Clinical Nutrition 60 0 60 4
CP0510 Chiropractic Procedures V: Cervical and Thoracic Adjustive Procedures (CP V) 15 75 90 3.5
CL0523 Clinical Reasoning I 30 0 30 1
CP0515 Specialized Chiropractic Procedures 30 15 45 2.5
CN0500 Clinical Neurology 30 0 30 2
CP0717 Functional Rehabilitation Strategies 30 30 60 3
Selectives * varies varies 30 2
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners I (NBCE I) 0 0 0 0
TOTAL varies varies 465 24

Trimester VI – Offered Summer & Fall

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CBN0601 Pharmacology/ Toxicology 30 0 30 2
CDX0601 Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis 30 0 30 2
DX0613 Differential Diagnosis I 60 0 60 4
XR0620 Image Interpretation II 60 30 90 5
PP0610 Scientific Basis of Chiropractic 45 0 45 3
CL0610 Clinical Reasoning II 0 30 30 1
CP0610 Chiropractic Procedures VI: Extremity Procedures and Review (CP VI) 0 60 60 2
CP0612 Physiologic Therapeutic Modalities 30 30 60 3
CL0605 Introduction to Clinic 0 15 15 0.5
PP0712 Ethics in Healthcare 15 0 15 1
XR0711 Radiology Positioning and Technology 15 0 15 1
ID0200 Integrative Competency Exam II (ICE II) 0 0 0 0
Selectives * varies varies 30 2
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners I (NBCE I) 0 0 0 0
TOTAL varies varies 480 26.5

Trimester VII – Offered Fall & Spring

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CDX0708 Emergency Procedures 30 0 30 2
DX0708 Differential Diagnosis II 60 0 60 4
ID0716 DC Student Clerkship** 0 90 90 3
CL0703 Clinical Reasoning III 0 30 30 1
PP0702 Practice Management: Risk Management 15 0 15 1
CP0716 Chiropractic Procedures VII: Advanced Adjustive Procedures (CP VII) 0 60 60 2
DC1520 Chiropractic Jurisprudence 15 0 15 1
DX0801 Introduction to Special Populations 60 0 60 4
ID03PT Integrative Competency Exam III and Physiologic Therapeutics (ICE III & PHT) 0 0 0 0
Selectives * varies varies 60 4
TOTAL varies varies 420 22

Trimester VIII – Offered Spring & Summer

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
DX0807 Clinical Psychology 15 0 15 1
CL10T08 Chiropractic Clerkship I 0 360 360 12
CL0504 Clinical Reasoning IV 15 0 15 1
PP0801 Practice Management: Practice Development 30 0 30 2
CL0817 Practice Management: Coding and Billing 15 0 15 1
Selectives * varies varies 60 4
NBCE II, III, Physiotherapy 0 0 0 0
TOTAL varies varies 495 21

Trimester IX – Offered Summer & Fall

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CL10T09 Chiropractic Clerkship II 0 360 360 12
ID0909 Integrative Competency Exam IV (ICE IV) 0 0 0 0
Selectives * varies varies 105 7
NBCE II, III, Physiotherapy 0 0 0 0
NBCE IV 0 0 0 0
TOTAL varies varies 465 19

Trimester X – Offered Fall & Spring

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CL10T10 Chiropractic Clerkship III 0 360 360 12
Selectives * varies varies 105 7
TOTAL varies varies 465 19

Trimester I – Fall

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
GA0102 General Anatomy I 45 30 75 4
CTAP103 Cell and Tissue Anatomy and Physiology 45 0 45 3
FAB101 Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Human Spine 45 30 75 4
DX110 Introduction to Physical Assessment I 0 30 30 1
CP0103 Chiropractic Procedures I: Spinal Assessment and Associated Procedures (CP I) 15 60 75 3
TOTAL 150 150 300 15

Trimester II – Spring

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CBS0107 Medical Terminology 15 0 15 1
CBS0108 Introduction to Ethics and Professional Behavior 15 0 15 1
CT0101 Chiropractic Theories and Principles 30 0 30 2
FAB201 Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Extremities 45 60 105 5
CP0204 Chiropractic Procedures II: Extremity Assessment and Associated Procedures (CP II) 15 60 75 3
CBS0106 History of Healthcare 15 0 15 1
GA0202 General Anatomy II 45 30 75 4
DX210 Introduction to Physical Assessment II 0 30 30 1
TOTAL 180 180 360 18

Trimester III – Summer

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CP0312 Chiropractic Procedures III: Soft Tissue and Mobilization Procedures (CP III) 15 75 90 3.5
DX0310 Introductory Physical Examination Skills (IPES) 30 60 90 4
NS0313 Neuroscience Lecture 60 0 60 4
NS0312L Neuroscience Laboratory 0 30 30 1
CBS0201 History Taking 30 0 30 2
BN0213 Human Biochemistry (Lecture) 45 0 45 3
BN0213L Human Biochemistry (Lab) 0 30 30 1
CRE0201 Research and Evidence-Based Healthcare 30 0 30 2
Selectives * varies varies 15 1
TOTAL varies varies 420 21.5

Trimester IV – Fall

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
PH0312 Human Physiology 75 15 90 5.5
XR0305 X-Ray Physics and Protection 30 0 30 2
PATH401 Pathology I 45 0 45 3
CP0412 Chiropractic Procedures IV: Pelvis and Lumbar Procedures (CP IV) 15 75 90 3.5
BN0405 Biochemical Nutrition 45 0 45 3
Selectives * varies varies 15 1
TOTAL varies varies 315 18

Trimester V – Spring

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
DX0507 Clinical Orthopedic and Neurological Assessment I (CONA I) 30 30 60 3
II410 Immunity and Infection (Lecture) 60 0 60 4
II410L Immunity and Infection (Lab) 0 30 30 1
CPM0409 Public Health 45 0 45 3
XR0515 Diagnostic Imaging Basics and Anatomy 30 30 60 3
PATH501 Pathology II 60 0 60 4
ID0404 Integrative Competency Exam I (ICE I) 0 0 0 0
Selectives * varies varies 15 1
TOTAL varies varies 330 19

Trimester VI –Summer

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CP0510 Chiropractic Procedures V: Cervical and Thoracic Adjustive Procedures (CP V) 15 75 90 3.5
DX0507 Clinical Orthopedic and Neurological Assessment II (CONA II) 30 30 60 3
CL0523 Clinical Reasoning I 30 0 30 1
CP0515 Specialized Chiropractic Procedures 30 15 45 2.5
CN0500 Clinical Neurology 30 0 30 2
BN0510 Clinical Nutrition 60 0 60 4
XR0508 Image Interpretation I 30 30 60 3
CP0717 Functional Rehabilitation Strategies 30 30 60 3
Selectives * varies varies 15 1
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners I (NBCE I) 0 0 0 0
TOTAL varies varies 450 23

Trimester VII – Fall

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CP0610 Chiropractic Procedures VI: Extremity Procedures and Review (CP VI) 0 60 60 2
XR0711 Radiology Positioning and Technology 15 0 15 1
PP0712 Ethics in Healthcare 15 0 15 1
CDX0601 Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis 30 0 30 2
CL0610 Clinical Reasoning II 0 30 30 1
CL0605 Introduction to Clinic 15 0 15 0.5
DX0613 Differential Diagnosis I 60 0 60 4
XR0620 Image Interpretation II 60 30 90 5
CBN0601 Pharmacology/ Toxicology 30 0 30 2
CP0611 Physiologic Therapeutic Modalities 30 30 60 3
PP0610 Scientific Basis of Chiropractic 45 0 45 3
ID0200 Integrative Competency Exam II (ICE II) 0 0 0 0
Selectives * varies varies 15 1
TOTAL varies varies 465 25.5

Trimester VIII – Spring

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CP0716 Chiropractic Procedures VII: Advanced Adjustive Procedures (CP VII) 0 60 60 2
DX0801 Introduction to Special Populations 60 0 60 4
CL0703 Clinical Reasoning III 0 30 30 1
DX0708 Differential Diagnosis II 60 0 60 4
CDX0708 Emergency Procedures 30 0 30 2
PP0702 Practice Management: Risk Management 15 0 15 1
DC1520 Chiropractic Jurisprudence 15 0 15 1
ID03PT Integrative Competency Exam III and Physiologic Therapeutics (ICE III & PHT) 0 0 0 0
Selectives * varies varies 30 2
TOTAL varies varies 300 17

Trimester IX – Summer

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
PP0801 Practice Management: Practice Development 30 0 30 2
CL0817 Practice Management: Coding and Billing 15 0 15 1
DX0807 Clinical Psychology 15 0 15 1
CL0504 Clinical Reasoning IV 15 0 15 1
ID0716 DC Student Clerkship** 0 90 90 3
Selectives * varies varies 75 5
NBCE II, III, Physiotherapy 0 0 0 0
TOTAL varies varies 240 13

Trimester X – Fall

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CL10T08 Chiropractic Clerkship I 0 360 360 12
Selectives * varies varies 75 5
TOTAL varies varies 435 17

Trimester XI – Spring

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CL10T09 Chiropractic Clerkship II 0 360 360 12
ID0909 Integrative Competency Exam IV (ICE IV) 0 0 0 0
Selectives * varies varies 90 6
TOTAL varies varies 450 18

Trimester XII – Summer

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CL10T10 Chiropractic Clerkship III 0 360 360 12
Selectives * varies varies 90 6
NBCE IV 0 0 0 0
TOTAL varies varies 450 18

Trimester I – Spring

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
GA0102 General Anatomy I 45 30 75 4
CTAP103 Cell and Tissue Anatomy and Physiology 45 0 45 3
FAB101 Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Human Spine 45 30 75 4
DX110 Introduction to Physical Assessment I 0 30 30 1
CP0103 Chiropractic Procedures I: Spinal Assessment and Associated Procedures (CP I) 15 60 75 3
TOTAL 150 150 300 15

Trimester II – Summer

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CBS0107 Medical Terminology 15 0 15 1
CBS0108 Introduction to Ethics and Professional Behavior 15 0 15 1
CT0101 Chiropractic Theories and Principles 30 0 30 2
FAB0201 Functional Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Extremities 45 60 105 5
CP0204 Chiropractic Procedures II: Extremity Assessment and Associated Procedures (CP II) 15 60 75 3
GA0202 General Anatomy II 45 30 75 4
DX210 Introduction to Physical Assessment II 0 30 30 1
TOTAL 165 180 345 17

Trimester III – Fall

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CP0312 Chiropractic Procedures III: Soft Tissue and Mobilization Procedures (CP III) 15 75 90 3.5
DX0310 Introductory Physical Examination Skills (IPES) 30 60 90 4
NS0313 Neuroscience Lecture 60 0 60 4
NS0312L Neuroscience Laboratory 0 30 30 1
Selectives * varies varies 15 1
TOTAL varies varies 285 13.5

Trimester IV – Spring

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CBS0201 History Taking 30 0 30 2
BN0213 Human Biochemistry (Lecture) 45 0 45 3
BN0213L Human Biochemistry (Lab) 0 30 30 1
CP0412 Chiropractic Procedures IV: Pelvis and Lumbar Procedures (CP IV) 15 75 90 3.5
CRE0201 Research and Evidence-Based Healthcare 30 0 30 2
Selectives * varies varies 15 1
TOTAL varies varies 240 12.5

Trimester V – Summer

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CBS0106 History of Healthcare 15 0 15 1
PH0312 Human Physiology 75 15 90 5.5
XR0305 X-Ray Physics and Protection 30 0 30 2
PATH401 Pathology I 45 0 45 3
Selectives * varies varies 15 1
TOTAL varies varies 195 12.5

Trimester VI – Fall

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
DX0407 Clinical Orthopedic and Neurologic Assessment I (CONA I) 30 30 60 3
II410 Immunity and Infection (Lecture) 60 0 60 4
II410L Immunity and Infection (Lab) 0 30 30 1
CPM0409 Public Health 45 0 45 3
XR0515 Diagnostic Imaging Basics and Anatomy 30 30 60 3
PATH501 Pathology II 60 0 60 4
ID0404 Integrative Competency Exam I (ICE I) 0 0 0 0
BN0405 Biochemical Nutrition 45 0 45 3
Selectives * varies varies 15 1
TOTAL varies varies 375 22

Trimester VII – Spring

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CP0510 Chiropractic Procedures V: Cervical and Thoracic Adjustive Procedures (CP V) 15 75 90 3.5
DX0507 Clinical Orthopedic and Neurological Assessment II (CONA II) 30 30 60 3
CL0523 Clinical Reasoning I 30 0 30 1
CP0515 Specialized Chiropractic Procedures 30 15 45 2.5
CN0500 Clinical Neurology 30 0 30 2
BN0510 Clinical Nutrition 60 0 60 4
CP0717 Functional Rehabilitation Strategies 30 30 60 3
XR0508 Image Interpretation I 30 30 60 3
Selectives * varies varies 15 1
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners I (NBCE I) 0 0 0 0
TOTAL varies varies 450 23

Trimester VIII – Summer

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CP0610 Chiropractic Procedures VI: Extremity Procedures and Review (CP VI) 0 60 60 2
XR0711 Radiology Positioning and Technology 15 0 15 1
PP0712 Ethics in Healthcare 15 0 15 1
CDX0601 Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis 30 0 30 2
CL0610 Clinical Reasoning II 0 30 30 1
CL0605 Introduction to Clinic 15 0 15 0.5
DX0613 Differential Diagnosis I 60 0 60 4
XR0620 Image Interpretation II 60 30 90 5
CBN0601 Pharmacology/ Toxicology 30 0 30 2
CP0611 Physiologic Therapeutic Modalities 30 30 60 3
PP0610 Scientific Basis of Chiropractic 45 0 45 3
ID0200 Integrative Competency Exam II (ICE II) 0 0 0 0
Selectives * varies varies 30 2
TOTAL varies varies 480 26.5

Trimester IX – Fall

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
DX0801 Introduction to Special Populations 60 0 60 4
CL0703 Clinical Reasoning III 0 30 30 1
DX0708 Differential Diagnosis II 60 0 60 4
PP0702 Practice Management: Risk Management 15 0 15 1
DC1520 Chiropractic Jurisprudence 15 0 15 1
CP0716 Chiropractic Procedures VII: Advanced Adjustive Procedures (CP VII) 0 60 60 2
CDX0708 Emergency Procedures 30 0 30 2
ID0716 DC Student Clerkship** 0 90 90 3
ID03PT Integrative Competency Exam III and Physiologic Therapeutics (ICE III & PHT) 0 0 0 0
Selectives * varies varies 75 5
TOTAL varies varies 435 23

Trimester X – Spring

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
PP0801 Practice Management: Practice Development 30 0 30 2
CL0817 Practice Management: Coding and Billing 15 0 15 1
DX0807 Clinical Psychology 15 0 15 1
CL0504 Clinical Reasoning IV 15 0 15 1
CL10T08 Chiropractic Clerkship I 0 360 360 12
Selectives * varies varies 75 5
NBCE II, III, Physiotherapy 0 0 0 0
TOTAL varies varies 510 22

Trimester XI – Summer

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CL10T09 Chiropractic Clerkship II 0 360 360 12
ID0909 Integrative Competency Exam IV (ICE IV) 0 0 0 0
Selectives * varies varies 90 6
TOTAL varies varies 450 18

Trimester XII – Fall

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CL10T10 Chiropractic Clerkship III 0 360 360 12
Selectives * varies varies 90 6
NBCE IV 0 0 0 0
TOTAL varies varies 450 18

* Selective course offerings varies by trimester

** It is a common practice in medical education to refer students in clinical training as being in clinical “clerkship.” The intent of clinical clerkship is to teach students the fundamentals of clinical examination, evaluation, and care provision. It encompasses a period of medical education in which students interact with real patients under the supervision of licensed health specialists. The terms “intern” and “internship” are currently used in association to our clinical students and training programs. An “intern” typically refers to a person already graduated in a professional field. In order to provide our clinical students and faculty with the most accurate representation of their roles, changes to terminology used in our clinical programs are being phased in over time.

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