Education

The National College of Chiropractic
(now National University of Health Sciences)
Lombard, IllinoisFollowing is a detailed listing of the curriculum at the
National College of Chiropractic when Dr. Edward Olff attended.
First Trimester Lecture Lab Credits Hours
AT 3101 Human Embryology 3 0 3 45
AT 3102 Gross Anatomy 3 0 3 45
AT 3102L Gross Anatomy Lab 0 9 3 135
AT 4101 Human Histology 4 0 4 60
AT 4101L Human Histology lab 0 4 0 60
BT 3610 Chiropractic Awareness I 1 0 1 15
CM 3113 Biochemistry I 4 0 4 60
CM 3114 Biochemistry Lab 1 3 2 60
XR 3551 Normal Radiographic Anatomy I 1 0 1 15
17 16 23 495
Second Trimester Lecture Lab Credits Hours
AT 3103 Gross Anatomy 4 0 4 60
AT 3103L Gross Anatomy Lab 0 9 3 135
AT 4102 Human Neuroanatomy 6 1 6 105
BT 3611 Introduction to Chiropractic 2 2 3 60
CM 3115 Biochemistry II 3 0 3 45
PH 4141 Cells and Body Fluids 3 0 3 45
PH 4141L Cells and Body Fluids Lab 0 2 1 30
XR 3552 NormalRadiographic Anatomy II 1 0 1 15
19 14 24 495
Third Trimester Lecture Lab Credits Hours
AT 3106 Genetics 2 0 2 30
BT 3612 Introduction to Biomechanics 3 2 4 75
BT 4611 Palpation 0 1 1 15
DX 5521 Clinical Psychology 2 0 2 30
PT 6523 Emergency Care 2 0 2 30
PT 6523L Emergency Care Lab 0 1 1 15
CM 3116 Basic Nutrition 4 0 4 60
MI 5122 Public Health 3 0 3 45
PH 4143 Digestion, Metabolism, Endocrines 3 0 3 45
PH 4143L Digestion, Metabolism, Endocrines Lab 0 2 1 30
PH 5141 Neurophysiology, Special Senses and Muscles 3 0 3 45
PH 5141 Neurophysiology, Special Senses and Muscles Lab 0 2 1 30
22 8 27 450
Fourth Trimester Lecture Lab Credits Hours
BT 4612 General Chiropractic Technique 1 4 3 75
MI 5123 Clinical Microbiology 8 0 8 120
MI 5123L Clinical Microbiology Lab 0 2 1 30
PA 4131 Fundamentals of Pathology 5 0 5 75
PH 4142 Circulation and Respiration 3 0 3 45
PH 4142L Circulation and Respiration Lab 0 2 1 30
RE 3001 Research Analysis 2 0 2 30
XR 4551 X-Ray Physics and Radiation Protection 2 0 2 30
XR 4551L X-Ray Physics and Radiation Protection Lab 0 2 1 30
21 10 26 465
Fifth Trimester Lecture Lab Credits Hours
BT 4613 Chiropractic Awareness II and Specific Chiropractic Technique 3 4 5 105
BT 5611 Clinical Kinesiology 3 3 4 90
PA 5132 Systems Pathology I 6 2 7 120
PA 5133 Systems Pathology II 6 2 7 120
PH 5142 Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics and Toxicology 3 0 3 45
21 11 26 480
Sixth Trimester Lecture Lab Credits Hours
BT 5612 Chiropractic Extravertebral Orthopedics and Extremity Technique 2 2 3 60
BT 5614 Flexion/Distraction Technic 1 2 2 45
BT 6612 Chiropractic Orthopedics and the Axial Spine and Pelvis 4 2 5 90
DX 5531 Laboratory Diagnosis 3 0 3 45
DX 5532 Fundamentals of Physical Diagnosis 4 0 4 60
DX 5532L Fundamentals of Physical Diagnosis Lab 0 2 1 30
PT 5541 Principles of Physiological Therapeutics 3 1 3 60
XR 5552 Fundamentals of Radiology: General Skeletal 2 0 2 30
XR 5552L Fundamentals of Radiology: General Skeletal Lab 0 2 1 30
19 14 25 495
Seventh Trimester Lecture Lab Credits Hours
BT 6611 Chiropractic Therapeutics and Technique 1 0 1 15
DX 4521 Psychopathology 3 0 3 45
DX 6521 Clinical Neurology 3 0 3 45
DX 6531 Clinical Diagnosis: CV & Resp. 3 0 3 45
DX 6532 Clinical Diagnosis: GI, GU, Gyn. & Ob. 5 0 5 75
DX 6532 Clinical Diagnosis Lab 0 1 0 15
DX 6533 Clinical Diagnosis: Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat 3 0 3 45
DX 6536 Clinical Problem Solving 0 2 1 30
PT 6542 Correlated Physiological Therapeutics 3 0 3 45
PT 6542L Correlated Physiological Therapeutics Lab 0 2 1 30
XR 6553 Radiological Technology 2 2 3 60
23 7 26 450
Eighth Trimester Lecture Lab Credits Hours
BT 6610 Chiropractic Awareness III: Pragmatics of Doctor-Patient Interaction 1 0 1 15
BT 6613 Correlated Chiropractic Techniques / Pediatric & Geriatric Methods 3 3 4 90
BT 6522 Chiropractic Awareness IV: Jurisprudence, Ethics, Business and Office Mgt. 4 0 4 60
DX 6534 Clinical Diagnosis: Dermatology 1 0 1 15
DX 6535 Clinical Practicum 1 4 3 75
PT 6540 Rehabilitation 2 0 2 30
PT 6642 Clinical Nutrition 5 0 5 75
XR 6551 Fundamentals of Radiology: Chest, Sinuses & CNS 2 0 2 30
XR 6551L Fundamentals of Radiology: Chest, Sinuses & CNS Lab 0 1 0 15
XR 6552 Fundamentals of Radiology: Arthritis & Trauma 2 0 2 30
XR 6552L Fundamentals of Radiology: Arthritis & Trauma Lab 0 2 1 30
XR 6554 Radiology Management 1 0 1 15
22 10 26 480
Ninth Trimester Lecture Lab Credits Hours
Internship I 0 0 18 488
0 0 18 488
Tenth Trimester Lecture Lab Credits Hours
Internship II 0 0 18 488
0 0 18 488