Doctor of Chiropractic Program
Curriculum

 

Program Schematic

Curricular Scheme

Credit Distribution by Academic Year

 

Academic Year Credits
First Year 52
Second Year 57
Third Year 48
Fourth Year 52
TOTAL 209

 


 

Academic Year 1

Course ID Code Credits
HMX Foundations of Sciences HMX101 4
Human Gross and Developmental Anatomy ANAT101 10
Biochemistry and Cell Biology BCB101 10
Principles of Chiropractic I CHX101 2
Principles of Chiropractic II CHX102 1
Principles of Chiropractic III CHX103 2
Diagnostic Imaging I DIM101 1
Bioethics and Humanities in Healthcare I ETH101 1
Histology HIS101 4
Introduction to Clinical Skills ICS101 2
Neurosciences NEU101 5
Problem Based Learning I PBL101 1
Public Health & Wellness PHW101 2
Physiology PHY101 5
Introduction to Research RES101 1
Translational Research RES102 1
Total Credits Year 1 52

 



Academic Year 2

Course ID Code Credits
Advanced Anatomy ANAT202 10
Behavioral Medicine BEM201 2
Chiropractic Preceptorship 1 CCA 201 1
Chiropractic Preceptorship 2 CCA 202 1
Clinical Diagnosis CDI201 3
Principles of Chiropractic IV CHX204 3
Principles of Chiropractic V CHX205 2
Principles of Chiropractic VI CHX206 2
Diagnostic Imaging II DIM202 1
Bioethics and Humanities in Healthcare II ETH202 1
Microbiology and Immunology MIM201 9
Problem Based Learning II PBL202 1
Pharmacology PHA201 6
Lifestyle Diseases and Risk Reduction PHW202 1
Pathology and Mechanism of Disease PMD201 13
Research in Complementary/ Alternative Healthcare RES203 1
Total Credits Year 2 57

 


 

Academic Year 3

Course ID Code Credits
Chiropractic Clinic CCA 303 2
Principles of Chiropractic VII CHX307 5
Pediatrics/OBGYN CCA304 4
Family Medicine CCA305 4
Neurology CCA306 4
PMR CCA307 4
Spine Surgery CCA308 4
Clinical Diagnosis II CDI302 5
Principles of Chiropractic VIII CHX308 2
Diagnostic Imaging III DIM303 3
Diagnostic Imaging IV DIM304 3
Evidence Based Chiropractic Care 1 EBC301 1
Evidence Based Chiropractic Care 2 EBC302 1
Functional Approach to Basic Nutrition FUM301 3
Functional Medicine and Nutritional Therapy – Rx FUM302 2
Wellness in the Community PHW303 1
Total Credits Year 3 48

 


 

Academic Year 4

Course ID Code Credits
Mastering Your Business BUS401 4
Patient Safety and CQI CCA409 4
Integrative Approach to Pain Management CCA410 4
Clinical Rotation I CCC401 9
Clinical Rotations II CCC402 14
Electives CCC403 4
Principles of Chiropractic IX CHX409 4
Functional Chiropractic Neurorehabilitation CHX410 3
Evidence Based Chiropractic Care 3 EBC403 1
Clinical Nutrition: A Functional Approach FUM403 2
Chiropractic Sports Medicine, and Fitness Counseling SME 401 3
Total Credits Year 4 52

 


 

 

Curricular Axis AY1 AY2 AY3 AY4 Sub-total by Axis
Basic Sciences 38 40 0 0 78
Clinical Skills 3 3 10 2 18
Research and long life learning practices 2 1 2 1 6
Chiropractic Sciences 5 10 30 41 86
Wellbeing 2 1 6 2 11
Ethics/Professional Behavior 1 1 0 2 4
Business and Professional Foundations 0 0 0 4 4
Interprofessional Experiences 1 1 0 0 2
Total 52 57 48 52 209