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 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
AE0201 Anatomy of the Extremities 30 60 90 4
EB0201 Biomechanics of the Extremities 15 0 15 1
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 210 180 390 20

Trimester III – Offered Summer & Fall

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CPM0302 General and NMS Pathology 45 0 45 3
XR0305 X-Ray Physics and Protection 30 0 30 2
DX0310 Introductory Physical Examination Skills (IPES) 30 60 90 4
PH0302 Gastrointestinal, Genito-Urinary, and Endocrine Physiology (GIGU) 45 0 45 3
PH0311 Circulatory and Respiratory Physiology 30 15 45 2.5
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
TOTAL 255 180 435 23

Trimester IV – Offered Fall & Spring

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CPM0409 Public Health 45 0 45 3
CPM0406 Systemic Pathology 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
TOTAL 285 165 450 24.5

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
Selectives * 30 2
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners I (NBCE I) 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 405 21

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
CP0611 Physiological Therapeutics I 30 30 60 3
CL0605 Introduction to Clinic 15 0 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 * 60 4
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners I (NBCE I) 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 510 28.5

Trimester VII – Offered Fall & Spring

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CDX0707 Emergency Procedures 15 30 45 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
CP0707 Physiological Therapeutics II 30 30 60 3
DX0801 Introduction to Special Populations 60 0 60 4
ID03PT Integrative Competency Exam III and Physiologic Therapeutics (ICE III & PT) 0 0 0 0
Selectives * 60 4
TOTAL 495 25

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 Internship 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 * 60 4
NBCE II, III, Physiotherapy 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 495 21

Trimester IX – Offered Summer & Fall

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CL10T09 Chiropractic Internship II 0 360 360 12
ID0909 Integrative Competency Exam IV (ICE IV) 0 0 0 0
Selectives * 120 8
NBCE II, III, Physiotherapy 0 0 0 0
NBCE IV 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 480 20

Trimester X – Offered Fall & Spring

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CL10T10 Chiropractic Internship III 0 360 360 12
Selectives * 105 7
TOTAL 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 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
AE0201 Anatomy of the Extremities 30 60 90 4
EB0201 Biomechanics of the Extremities 15 0 15 1
CP0204 Chiropractic Procedures II: Extremity Assessment and Associated Procedures (CP II) 15 60 75 3
CBS0106 History of Healthcare 15 0 15 1
TOTAL 135 120 255 13

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 * 15 1
TOTAL 420 21.5

Trimester IV – Fall

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
PH0302 Gastrointestinal, Genito-Urinary, and Endocrine Physiology (GIGU) 45 0 45 3
PH0311 Circulatory and Respiratory Physiology 30 15 45 2.5
XR0305 X-Ray Physics and Protection 30 0 30 2
CPM0302 General and NMS Pathology 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 * 15 1
TOTAL 315 18

Trimester V – Spring

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
DX0507 Clinical Orthopedic and Neurological Assessment II (CONA II) 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
CPM0406 Systemic Pathology 60 0 60 4
ID0404 Integrative Competency Exam I (ICE I) 0 0 0 0
Selectives * 15 1
TOTAL 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
Selectives * 15 1
TOTAL 390 20

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 Physiological Therapeutics I 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 * 15 1
TOTAL 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
CDX0707 Emergency Procedures 15 30 45 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 & PT) 0 0 0 0
Selectives * 30 2
TOTAL 315 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 * 75 5
TOTAL 240 13

Trimester X – Fall

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

Trimester XI – Spring

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

Trimester XII – Summer

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CL10T10 Chiropractic Internship III 0 360 360 12
Selectives * 90 6
TOTAL 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 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
AE0201 Anatomy of the Extremities 30 60 90 4
EB0201 Biomechanics of the Extremities 15 0 15 1
CP0204 Chiropractic Procedures II: Extremity Assessment and Associated Procedures (CP II) 15 60 75 3
GA0202 General Anatomy II 45 30 75 4
TOTAL 315 16

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 * 15 1
TOTAL 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
BN0405 Biochemical Nutrition 45 0 45 3
Selectives * 15 1
TOTAL 255 13.5

Trimester V – Summer

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours Units
CBS0106 History of Healthcare 15 0 15 1
CRE0201 Research and Evidence-Based Healthcare 30 0 30 2
PH0302 Gastrointestinal, Genito-Urinary, and Endocrine Physiology (GIGU) 45 0 45 3
PH0311 Circulatory and Respiratory Physiology 30 15 45 2.5
XR0305 X-Ray Physics and Protection 30 0 30 2
CPM0302 General and NMS Pathology 45 0 45 3
Selectives * 15 1
TOTAL 225 14.5

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
CPM0406 Systemic Pathology 60 0 60 4
ID0404 Integrative Competency Exam I (ICE I) 0 0 0 0
Selectives * 15 1
TOTAL 330 19

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
CP0610 Chiropractic Procedures VI: Extremity Procedures and Review (CP VI) 0 60 60 2
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
Selectives * 15 1
TOTAL 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
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 Physiological Therapeutics I 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 * 30 2
TOTAL 465 25.5

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
CDX0707 Emergency Procedures 15 30 45 2
ID0716 DC Student Clerkship** 0 90 90 3
ID03PT Integrative Competency Exam III and Physiologic Therapeutics (ICE III & PT) 0 0 0 0
Selectives * 75 5
TOTAL 450 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 Internship I 0 360 360 12
Selectives * 75 5
TOTAL 510 22

Trimester XI – Summer

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

Trimester XII – Fall

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

* Selective course offerings vary 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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