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Chiropractic BS-DC - Requirements

Department of Biological and Allied Health Sciences

Under the provisions of the prechiropractic program on the Florham Campus, students matriculate in the Department of Biological and Allied Health Sciences, Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences, for a minimum of 97 credits of course work leading to the BS in Biology (preprofessional degree option), including the following courses:

Biology Requirements

Credits

BIOL 1201, BIOL 1203

Biological Diversity (Lecture and Laboratory)

4

BIOL 1202, BIOL 1204

Introduction to Molecules, Cells and Genes (Lecture and Laboratory)

4

BIOL 2003,  BIOL 2004

Cell Biology (Lecture and Laboratory)

4

BIOL 3253, BIOL 3254

Comparative Anatomy (Lecture and Laboratory)

4

BIOL 3256, BIOL 3257

Genetics (Lecture and Laboratory)

4

BIOL 3337, BIOL 3327

General Physiology (Lecture and Laboratory)

4

 

 

Cognate Requirements (Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics)

Credits

MATH 1107

Precalculus

4

MATH 1203

Calculus I

4

CHEM 1201, CHEM 1202

General Chemistry I, II

6

CHEM 1203, CHEM 1204

General Chemistry Laboratory I, II

2

CHEM 2261, CHEM 2262

Organic Chemistry I, II

6

CHEM 2263, CHEM 2264

Organic Chemistry Laboratory I, II

2

PHYS 1001,  PHYS 1011; PHYS 1002PHYS 1012

General Physics I and II (Lecture and Laboratory) or

PHYS 2003,  PHYS 2013; PHYS 2004PHYS 2014

Physics with Calculus I and II (Lecture and Laboratory)

8

 

 

Students must complete the General Education course plan as well, including these specific classes:

 

SPCH 1107 Fundamentals of Speech or COMM 2099 Professional Communication

 

PHIL3303 Bioethics

 

 

Course work to be completed at Becton College prior to entering chiropractic college: Subtotal 97
Credits to be transferred to FDU from chiropractic college: 31
Total Degree Requirements: 128

 

Contact:

Dr. Patricia Melloy
Department Chair
Tel: 973-443-8757
pmelloy@fdu.edu

Department of Biological & Allied Health Sciences
285 Madison Ave. - M-SB1-01
Madison, NJ 07940

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