Concurrent Bachelor of Science Degrees

General Program Information

The Bachelor of Science with a major in Anatomy or Health and Wellness is an optional academic program for matriculated students. Many states require a Bachelor’s degree for licensing. Students may maintain dual enrollment in the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Anatomy or Health and Wellness program and the Doctor of Chiropractic degree program. Students must meet the requirements for the general education and foundational courses. These may be taken at Parker University or transferred in from another institution according to the DCP admissions’ guidelines. The upper division courses must all be taken at Parker University in the Doctor of Chiropractic Program.

Students entering Parker with all required lower division courses may be eligible to receive the BS with a major in Anatomy or Health and Wellness as soon as all upper-division courses in the program are successfully completed. The Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Anatomy or Health and Wellness is a program designed for students who have completed lower-division coursework at a regionally accredited college or university.

Program Learning Outcomes for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Anatomy
  • Demonstrate a mastery of human anatomy by identifying anatomical structures.
  • Demonstrate a mastery of the anatomical landmarks and structural relationships of the human body.
  • Demonstrate and contrast the functional and structural divisions and organization of the nervous system.
  • Provide students a foundation for future studies in advanced health care related degrees.
  • The curriculum for the Bachelor of Science in Anatomy can be viewed here

    Program Learning Outcomes for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Health and Wellness
  • Demonstrate a mastery of wellness and health promotion education for engagement of the campus and local community.
  • Complete the coursework required to obtain certification as a wellness coach through the National Wellness Institute, Inc.
  • Evaluate the scientific literature and research in wellness, prevention, and complementary health care.
  • Provide students a foundation for future studies in advanced health care related degrees.
  • The curriculum for the Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness can be viewed here

    Application Procedures

    Students may apply for the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Anatomy or Health and Wellness once all required courses for the degree have been completed through the following procedures:

  • Obtain the transcript evaluation request in the Office of the Registrar. The Registrar will evaluate transcripts in terms of applicability of courses to the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Anatomy or Health and Wellness. The student will be sent an evaluation letter reflecting degree compliance and/or deficiencies.
  • Submit the application to the Registrar’s Office once the transcript evaluation is received and arrange payment for the application with the cashier’s office.
  • Questions regarding the Bachelor of Science degree should be directed to the Office of the Registrar.