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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 2017 Summer Trimester and is an example of what students can expect as participants in the DC program at Texas Chiropractic 

Trimester-1

Course# Course Name Lec Lab Hrs CR
AN1330 Spinal Anatomy 3 0 45 3
AN1550 Histology 5 0 75 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 19 9 420 23.5

Trimester-1 (Split)

Course# Course Name Lec Lab Hrs CR
CP1110 Medical Terminology 3 0 45 3
AN1550 Histology 5 0 75 5
CM1330 Foundations of Biochemistry 3 0 45 3
AN1746 Gross Anatomy I 4 6 150 7
CH1213 Palpation I 1 3 60 2.5
AN1330 Spinal Anatomy 3 0 45 3
Total 19 9 420 23.5

Trimester-2

Course# Course Name Lec Lab Hrs CR
AN2746 Gross Anatomy & Embryology II 4 6 150 7
CH2110 Chiropractic Principle II 1 0 15 1
CH2213 Palpation II 1 3 60 2.5
CP2220 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 Name Lec Lab Hrs CR
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 Name Lec Lab Hrs CR
CH4110 Chiropractic Principles IV 1 0 15 1
CH4220 Upper Extremity Biomechanics 2 0 30 2
CH4314 Adjusting Procedures II 1 4 75 3
CH4110 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.IL Information Literacy in Health Sciences 1 0 15 1
PA4330 Systems Pathology II 3 0 45 3
Total 20 9 435 24.5

Trimester-5

Course# Course Name Lec Lab Hrs CR
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 Psychology 2 0 30 2
CP5220.TP Toxicology & Wellness 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
TOTAL 18 12 450 24.0

Trimester-6

Course# Course Name Lec Lab Hrs CR
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 Name Lec Lab Hrs CR
CH7220 Case Management 2 0 30 2
CH7110 Chiropractic Principles VII 1 0 15 1
CL7409 Clinic I 1 9 150 5.5
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 3 0 45 3
DI7322 Imaging Interpretation II 2 2 60 3
TOTAL 16 14 450 23.0

Trimester-8

Course# Course Name Lec Lab Hrs CR
CH8110 Health Care Ethics 1 0 15 1
CH8440 Differential Diagnosis and Management 4 0 60 4
CL814420 Clinic II (15 weeks) 4 20 360 14
CP8220 Emergency Procedures 2 0 30 2
EP8220 Principles of Evidence Based Practice (Resumes Fall 2016) 2 0 30 2
TOTAL 13 20 495 23.0

Trimester-9

Course# Course Name Lec Lab Hrs CR
CL914420 Clinic III (17 weeks) 4 20 408 14
TOTAL 4 20 408 14.0

Trimester-10

Course# Course Name Lec Lab Hrs CR
CL1012220 Clinic IV (17 weeks) 2 20 374 12
TOTAL 2 20 340 12