Doctor of Chiropractic Curriculum

Trimester 1

Course Number
Course
Credit Hours
BASC 5101
Biology of Cells and Tissues
4
BASC 5104
Developmental and Applied Anatomy
5
BASC 5105
Biochemistry I
3
CHSC 5103
Foundations of Chiropractic
4
CHSC 5104
Introduction to Clinical Reasoning
2
CLSC 5201
Clinical Psychology
3
CLSC 5102
Fundamentals of Diagnostic Imaging
2.5
Total Credit Hours
23.5

Trimester 2

Course Number
Course
Credit Hours
CHSC 5105
Chiropractic Methods
2
BASC 5202
Gross Anatomy I
5.5
BASC 5204
Physiology I
5
BASC 5205
Microbiology/Immunology
6
BASC 5206
Biochemistry II
3
CHSC 5203
Clinical Biomechanics/Motion Palpation
4
CLSC 5202
Clinical Imaging I
2
Total Credit Hours
51

Trimester 3

Course Number
Course
Credit Hours
BASC 5301
Gross Anatomy II
5
BASC 5303
Physiology II
5
BASC 5304
Public Health
2
BASC 5306
General Pathology
3
CHSC 5301
Chiropractic Principles/Philosophy
2
CHSC 5306
Analysis & Adjusting Technique I
3
CHSC 5307
Extra Spinal Analysis & Technique
2
CLSC 5302
Clinical Imaging II
3
Total Credit Hours
76

Trimester 4

Course Number
Course
Credit Hours
BASC 6105
Neuroscience
5
BASC 6106
Systems Pathology
5
CHSC 6106
Analysis and Adjusting Technique II
2
CHSC 6107
Extra Spinal Analysis/Tech Lower Ex
2
CLSC 6103
Physical Diagnosis
4
CLSC 6106
Clinical Imaging III
3
CLSC 6105
Clinical Nutrition
4
Total Credit Hours
101

Trimester 5

Course Number
Course
Credit Hours
BASC 6202
Pharmacology/Toxicology
2
CHSC 6204
OB/GYN/Pediatrics
4
CHSC 7400
Technique Elective #1
2
CHSC 6206
Analysis and Adjusting Technique III
2
CLSC 6206
Clinical Imaging IV
3
CHSC 6207
Physiotherapy I
3
CHSC 6208
Full Spine Adjusting I
1
CLSC 6201
Clinical Orthopedics
3
CLSC 6204
Lab Diagnosis
4
CLSC 6205
Clinical Neurology
5
Total Credit Hours
130

Trimester 6

Course Number
Course
Credit Hours
CHSC 6305
Physiotherapy II
4
CHSC 6307
Science and Philosophy of the Vertebral Subluxation Complex
4
CHSC 6308
Full Spine Adjusting II
1
CHSC 6310
The Business of Chiropractic
3
CHSC 7400
Technique Elective #2
2
CLSC 6303
Functional Assessment Protocols
2
CLSC 6305
Differential Diagnosis
5
CLSC 6306
Diagnostic Imaging III
4
Total Credit Hours
155

Trimester 7

Course Number
Course
Credit Hours
CHSC 7103
Geriatrics
2
CHSC 7104
Documentation for the Chiropractic Practice
4
CHSC 7107
Communications
3
CHSC 7108
Full Spine Adjusting III
1
CHSC 7400
Technique Elective #3
2
CLSC 7104
Emergency Care
4
CLSC 7105
Wellness Concepts
3
CLSC 7106
Patient Management
5
CLSC 7107
Radiographic Examination
2
Total Credit Hours
181

Trimester 8

Course Number
Course
Credit Hours
CLIN 7203
Internship Practicum I (IP I)
16
Total Credit Hours
197

Trimester 9

Course Number
Course
Credit Hours
CLIN 7303
Internship Practicum II (IP II)
16
Total Credit Hours
213

Trimester 10

Course Number
Course
Credit Hours
CLIN 8103
Internship Practicum III (IP III)
16
Total Credit Hours
229