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Doctor of Chiropractic

Prerequisite requirements for the Doctor of Chiropractic program can be found here.

The following schedule is the course list for the 2014 Fall Trimester and is an example of what students can expect as participants in the DC program at Texas Chiropractic College:

 

 Trimester-1

Course#
Course Name
Lec
Lab
HRS
CR
AN1330 Spinal Anatomy 3 0 45 3
AN1441 Histology 4 1 75 4.5
AN1746 Gross Anatomy & Embryology I 4 6 150 7
CH1110 Chiropractic Principles I 1 0 15 1
CH1213 Palpation I 1 3 60 2.5
CM1550 Human Biochemistry 5 0 75

5

Total 18 10 420 23.0

 

Trimester-2

Course#Course NameLecLabHRSCR
AN2746 Gross Anatomy & Embryology II 4 6 150 7
CH2110 Chiropractic Principles II 1 0 15 1
CH2213 Palpation II 1 3 60 2.5
CH2220 Spinal Biomechanics 2 0 30 2
CP2220 Basic Communication & History Taking 2 0 30 2
MB2330 General Microbiology 3 0 45 3
PA2330 General Pathology 3 0 45 3
PH2762 Cellular, Muscle, Cardiovascular & Respiratory Physiology 6 2 120 7
Total 22 11 495 27.5

 

Trimester-3

Course#Course NameLecLabHRSCR
AN3441 Human Neuroanatomy 4 1 75 4.5
CH3110 Chiropractic Principles III 1 0 15 1
CH3213 Adjusting Procedures I 1 3 60 2.5
CH3220 Lower Extremity Biomechanics 2 0 30 2
CP3220 Fundamentals of Clinical Reasoning 2 0 30 2
DI3220 Physics Principles of Diagnostic Imaging 2 0 30 2
MB3440 Pathogenic Microbiology 4 0 60 4
PA3330 Systems Pathology I 3 0 45 3
PH3762 Genitourinary, Gastroenteric, Endocrine & Neurophysiology 6 2 120 7
Total 25 6 465 28.0

 

Trimester-4

Course#Course NameLecLabHRSCR
CH4110 Chiropractic Principles IV 1 0 15 1
CH4220 Upper Extremity Biomechanics 2 0 30 2
CH4314 Adjusting Procedures II 1 4 75 3
CP4110 Dermatology 1 0 15 1
CP4220 Advanced Communication & History Taking Skills 2 0 30 2
CP4330 Nutrition I 3 0 45 3
CP4543 Physical Examination & Diagnosis 4 3 105 5.5
DI4322 Introduction to Imaging Interpretation 2 2 60 3
EP4110

Information Literacy in Health Sciences
(Course resumes in Summer 2015)

1 0 15 1
PA4330 Systems Pathology II 3 0 45 3
Total 20 9 435 24.5

 

Trimester-5

Course#Course NameLecLabHRSCR
CH5110 Chiropractic Principles V 1 0 15 1
CH5314 Adjusting Procedures III 1 4 75 3
CH5433 Orthopedics I 3 3 90 4.5
CP5220.CP Clinical Psychopathology 2 0 30 2
CP5220.TP Toxicology & Pharmacology 2 0 30 2
CP5221 Senior Adult Health & Wellness 2 1 45 2.5
CP5441 Women's & Children's Health 4 1 75 4.5
DI5433 Imaging Interpretation I 3 3 90 4.5
EP5220 Principles of Evidence Based Practice 2 0 30 2
Total 20 12 480 26.0

 

Trimester-6

Course#Course NameLecLabHRSCR
CH6102 Soft Tissue Mobilization 0 2 30 1
CH6213 Adjusting Procedures IV 1 3 60 2.5
CH6220 Chiropractic Principles VI 2 0 30 2
CH6322 Orthopedics II 2 2 60 3
CP6212 Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 1 2 45 2
CP6220 Applied Clinical Reasoning 2 0 30 2
CP6330.ID Internal Diagnosis I 3 0 45 3
CP6330.NT Nutrition II 3 0 45 3
CP6542 Clinical Neurology 4 2 90 5
DI6103 X-Ray Positioning 0 3 45 1.5
Total 18 14 480 25.0

 

Trimester-7

Course#Course NameLecLabHRSCR
CH7220 Case Management 2 0 30 2
CH7220.PR Chiropractic Principles VII 2 0 30 2
CL7409 Clinic I 0 9 135 4.5
CP7220 Health Promotion 2 0 30 2
CP7330 Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis 3 0 45 3
CP7323 Rehabilitation & Active Care 2 3 75 3.5
CP7330.ID Internal Diagnosis II 4 0 60 4
DI7322 Imaging Interpretation II 2 2 60 3
Total 17 14 465 25

 

Trimester-8

Course#Course NameLecLabHRSCR
CH8110 Health Care Ethics 1 0 15 1
CH8110CAM     Intro to Complimentary & Alternative Medicine 1 0 15 1
CH8440 Differential Diagnosis and Management 4 0 60 4
CL812020 Clinic II (15 weeks) 0 20 300 12
CP8220 Emergency Procedures 2 0 30 2
EP8110 Applied Research Methods 1 0 15 1
Total 9 20 435 21

 

Trimester-9

Course#Course NameLecLabHRSCR
CL912020 Clinic III (17 weeks) 0 20 340 12
Total 0 20 340 12

 

Trimester-10

Course#Course NameLecLabHRSCR
CL1012020 Clinic IV (17 weeks) 0 20 340 12
Total 0 20 340 12