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  Nov 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook

Pre-Chiropractic


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Designed to prepare students for entrance to professional chiropractic schools where admission requirements are two years of college course work.

This program is designed for the student who does intend to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

Degree: Associate of Science

Emphasis: Pre-Chiropractic

Recommended Full-Time Schedule


The following Recommended Full-Time Schedule is not a substitute for academic advising. You must meet with an academic advisor each semester to be cleared for registration. Consult with your advisor about scheduling and degree requirements. Also, see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.ws.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked. Contact the academic division or department for current information.

Factors that affect your progression include required Learning Support courses, completion of computer competency and your choices regarding campus location, course delivery method, and the days and times selected to take classes.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .

2See senior institution for history requirements.

Notes:

• Walters State students are required to meet computer competency during the first 30 hours of coursework. Students must take INFS 1010, BUSN 1360 or AGRM 2630/2631 or successfully complete a Computer Competency Exam. The Computer Competency exam does not provide course credit. Consult your advisor. See www.ws.edu/academics/technical-ed/computer-competency/ for additional information.

•Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.

•Completion of the above courses satisfies requirements for the A.S. degree. PHYS 2020/2021 will be required prior to entry into chiropractic schools. Students should consider taking PHYS 2020/2021 at Walters State to assure transfer of the entire sequence to the senior institution.

First Year


Spring Term (17 semester credit hours)


Second Year


Fall Term (16 semester credit hours)


Spring Term (16 semester credit hours)


  • CHEM 2020♦ - Organic Chemistry II (3 hrs.)
  • CHEM 2021♦ - Organic Chemistry II Lab (1 hr.)
  • 1 History Elective (3 hrs.) (Recommend: HIST 1120 or 2020)1, 2

    1 ENGL Literature Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from Walters State approved general education list)1

    1 Humanities Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from Walters State approved general education list)1

    1 Behavioral/Social Science Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from Walters State approved general education list)1

     

Program Degree Requirements - A.S. Pre-Chiropractic


General Education Requirements (41 hours)


Humanities and/or Fine Arts (9 hours)


Approved Humanities General Education electives1 6 credits
Approved Literature elective1 3 credits

History (6 hours)


2See note above.

Approved History electives1 6 credits

Behavioral/Social Sciences (6 hours)


Total Credit Hours 60


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