Most Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) programs require 90 semester hours with a minimum of 24 semester hours in life and physical science courses. In addition, a student’s undergraduate preparation should include a well-rounded general education program in humanities and social sciences. The below classes may be used towards these credit hour requirements.

These are just common requirements/recommendations. Course requirements vary by program. It is your responsibility to check with each program that you plan to apply to in order to ensure you meet all course requirements. Also note this list does not incorporate prerequisite requirements. Make sure to check that you meet prerequisite requirements and consider this when course planning.

Recommended Courses

Anatomy and Physiology I and II with Lab

Exercise Physiology


Chemistry with Lab

Physics with Lab

You can choose the set of courses with lab above or this set of courses with lab.

Behavioral Sciences