2020 Summer Trimester

Doctor of Chiropractic

College of Chiropractic Course list

Curriculum

Trimester 1 – 15 weeks

11010BIOCHEMISTRY 1

5

23515MANAGING FINANCES

1

13010GROSS ANATOMY 1

5.5

15010HISTOLOGY 1

3.75

22710INFECTION CONTROL

0.2

33010METHODS 1: SKILLS ANALYSIS 1

1

31010PRINCIPLES AND PHILOSOPHY 1

1

20010SKELETAL RADIOLOGY 1

1.5

34010SPINE AND PELVIS

3

Total Credit Hours:21.95

Trimester 2 – 15 weeks

11330BIOCHEMISTRY 2

2

23525BECOMING A PROFESSIONAL

1.5

14220EMBRYOLOGY

2

13120GROSS ANATOMY 2

5.5

15120HISTOLOGY 2

3.5

33120METHODS 2: SKILLS ANALYSIS 2

2

12120NEUROSCIENCE 1: PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM (PNS)

4

11120PHYSIOLOGY 1

4.5

31120PRINCIPLES AND PHILOSOPHY 2

2

Total Credit Hours:27.0

Trimester 3 – 15 weeks

23535CULTURE AND CHIROPRACTIC

1

36001CLINICAL SKILLS 1 - PATIENT INTERVIEWING

1.5

32050FOUNDATIONS OF EVIDENCE-INFORMED PRACTICE

2

16140IMMUNOLOGY AND CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY

3.5

33230METHODS 3: CERVICAL AND THORACIC MANUAL THERAPIES

3.25

12230NEUROSCIENCE 2: CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM (CNS)

3

36030NEUROMUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM 1: PRINCIPLES AND OVERVIEW

3

11230PHYSIOLOGY 2

4.5

37030PRINCIPLES AND PHILOSOPHY 3

2

20130SKELETAL RADIOLOGY 2

2.5

Total Credit Hours:26.25

Trimester 4 – 15 weeks

BPF23545LEADERSHIP

2

46002CLINICAL SKILLS 2: PHYSICAL DIAGNOSIS

4

33340METHODS 4: LUMBOPELVIC MANUAL THERAPIES

3.25

36140NEUROMUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM 2: SPINAL DISORDERS

4.5

36141NEUROMUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM 3: EXTREMITY DISORDERS

3.63

17030PATHOLOGY 1

3

17140PATHOLOGY 2

3

22040PRINCIPLES AND PHILOSOPHY 4

2

20240SKELETAL RADIOLOGY 3

2.5

Total Credit Hours:27.88

Trimester 5 – 15 weeks

23555EMPLOYMENT LAW

1

36350CLINICAL NUTRITION 1

2

24050CLINICAL PATHOLOGY 1

2.75

21250EENT

2.5

25150INFECTIOUS DISEASES

2

41050INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL CHIROPRACTIC

1

34150METHODS 5

2

56003NEURODIAGNOSIS

2.75

35151PHYSIOLOGICAL THERAPEUTICS 1: MODALITIES

2.25

25250PUBLIC AND PREVENTIVE HEALTH

2

20350SKELETAL RADIOLOGY 4

2.5

Total Credit Hours:22.75

Trimester 6 – 15 weeks

23566COMPENSATION COMPLIANCE AND QUALITY

2

23365CARDIOPULMONARY SYSTEM

4

41060CLINICAL INTERNSHIP 1

3

36351CLINICAL NUTRITION 2

2

24160CLINICAL PATHOLOGY 2

4.25

23562GASTROINTESTINAL/GENITOURINARY AND MEN'S HEALTH

4

34260METHODS 6: PRACTICUM 2

2

33561PHYSIOLOGICAL THERAPEUTICS 2: SOFT TISSUE TECHNIQUES

2

24760PRINCIPLES AND PHILOSOPHY 5

1

20460RADIATION PHYSICS AND SAFETY

3

20661RADIOLOGY OF ABDOMEN AND CHEST

2.5

Total Credit Hours:29.75

Trimester 7 – 15 weeks

23578WORK/LIFE BALANCE

1

41170CLINICAL INTERNSHIP 2

3

36470CLINICAL NUTRITION 3

2

22571EMERGENCY CARE

1.5

23890DERMATOLOGY

1

23670ENDOCRINOLOGY

1.5

25380MATERNAL AND INFANT HEALTH

2

26170MENTAL HEALTH 1

2

25980PHARMACOLOGY

2

35170PHYSIOLOGICAL THERAPEUTICS 3: EXERCISE AND REHABILITATION

1.5

20570RADIOGRAPHIC TECHNOLOGY AND POSITIONING

1.5

23570WOMEN'S HEALTH

2.25

Total Credit Hours:21.25
 

Trimester 8 – 15 week academic term, 17 week clinical term

NoneNorthwestern Integrated Clinical Exam (NICE 3)

25490CHILDREN'S HEALTH

2

41280CLINICAL INTERNSHIP 3

9

42280CLINICAL CASE STUDIES 1

1

25690HEALTH AND THE OLDER PERSON

2

26280MENTAL HEALTH 2

1

Total Credit Hours:15

 

Trimester 9 – 15 week academic term, 17 week clinical term

41390CLINICAL INTERNSHIP 4

9

42390CLINICAL CASE STUDIES 2

1

20790CLINICAL IMAGING- A CASE STUDY APPROACH

2

47190LEGAL ASPECTS OF CHIROPRACTIC HEALTHCARE

2

Total Credit Hours:14
 

Selective and Elective Requirements

Health Promotions Selectives*

.75

Methods Enrichment Selectives**

1.5

Business and Professional Foundation (BPF) Selective***

2

Electives****

1.5

Total Credit Hours:5.75

Selective Requirements

  • Health Promotions Selectives* (E78xx level courses): 
    • Chiropractic students are required to complete one Health Promotions selective during the T7 - T9 terms.
  • Methods Enrichment Selectives** (E72xx level courses):  
    • Chiropractic students are required to complete two Methods Enrichment selectives during the T7 - T9 terms. 
  • BPF Selectives*** (E77xx level courses): 
    • Chiropractic students are required to complete a minimum of two credits from the BPF selective courses during the T8 or T9 terms. 

Once selective requirements above are met, students may use additional selective courses to meet the elective requirements below.

Elective**** Requirements

  • Chiropractic students are required to complete a minimum of 1.5 elective credits during the T7 - T9 terms.
 

Trimester 10 – 15 week clinical term

41400CLINICAL INTERNSHIP 5

10

or

41500CLINICAL INTERNSHIP 6

10

Total Credit Hours:10

Total Credit Hours: 221.58