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Palmer College of Chiropractic Pre-Chiropractic

Prerequisite Coursework

Listed below is the recommended course of study to meet the prerequisite requirements needed to enter Palmer College of Chiropractic. Overall, 90 semester hours are required. All prerequisite courses listed below must be completed with a grade "C" or better The minimum prerequisite and cumulative grade point average for entrance to Palmer College of Chiropractic is 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.

Other course selections may be acceptable; however, please check with the admissions office before registering for classes other than those listed.


  • BIO112 General Biology I
  • BIO113 General Biology II
  • BIO168 Human Anatomy & Physiology I w/ Lab
  • BIO173 Human Anatomy & Physiology II w/ Lab

Inorganic Chemistry

  • CHM165 General Chemistry I w/ Lab
  • CHM175 General Chemistry II w/ Lab

Organic Chemistry

  • CHM132 Intro to Organic and Biochemistry


  • PHY162 General Physics I w/ Lab -AND-
  • PHY172 General Physics II w/ Lab

Additional Recommended Science Courses

  • HSC113 Medical Terminology
  • BIO151 Nutrition
  • BIO154 Human Biology
  • BIO185 Microbiology

Palmer College of Chiropractic Transfer Advisor

Kelley VanKeulen
Admissions Office, Palmer College of Chiropractic
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