Pre-Chiropractic Curriculum

Following is a recommended course of study for students planning to enter a chiropractic college.

A minimum of 90 credit hours is required of which the following preprofessional credits must be earned with a grade of “C” or above:

Degree Requirements

Biological Sciences (8 hours minimum)

BIOL 1450Biology I

5

BIOL 1750Biology II

5

And/Or

BIOL 2740Human Physiology and Anatomy I

4

BIOL 2840Human Physiology and Anatomy II

4

BIOL 2740: fall, summer

BIOL 2840: spring, summer

Chemistry (15 hours minimum)

CHEM 1180General Chemistry I

3 credits

CHEM 1184General Chemistry I Laboratory

1

CHEM 1190General Chemistry II

3

CHEM 1194General Chemistry II Laboratory

1

CHEM 2250Organic Chemistry I

3

CHEM 2260Organic Chemistry II

1

CHEM 2274Organic Chemistry Laboratory

1

Or

CHEM 1140Fundamentals of College Chemistry

4

CHEM 1144Fundamentals of College Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 2210Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry

4

CHEM 2214Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 3650Fundamentals of Biochemistry

3

CHEM 3654Fundamentals of Biochemistry Laboratory

1

MATH-1310 or placement beyond, and CHEM-1140 and CHEM-1144 or placement beyond via the Chemistry Diagnostic Test are prerequisites for CHEM-1180 and CHEM-1184.

Physics (10 hours minimum)

PHYS 1110General Physics I with Algebra

4

PHYS 1154General Physics Laboratory I

1

PHYS 1120General Physics

4

PHYS 1164General Physics Laboratory II

1

Or

PHYS 2110General Physics 1 - Calculus Level

4

PHYS 2120General Physics - Calculus Level

4

Mathematics (3 hours minimum)

MATH 1310Intermediate Algebra

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Math placement determined by examination.

English (6 hours minimum)

ENGL 1150English Composition I

3

ENGL 1160English Composition II

3

English placement determined by examination.

Psychology (3 hours minimum)

PSYC 1010Introduction to Psychology I

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Social Sciences and Humanities (18 hours minimum)

Recommended:

HIST 1000World Civilizations I

3

HIST 1010World Civilizations II

3

SPCH 1110Public Speaking Fundamentals

3