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Pre-Chiropractic Program

The 3-year pre-chiropractic program satisfies the minimum requirements of most chiropractic institutions in the country. Students must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA for consideration by chiropractic schools. Internships are available with local chiropractors; for more information, see the course description for HLTHST 493 Internship and meet with an advisor. For additional information on chiropractic programs in the United States visit the American Chiropractic Association website.

AdvisorEmailPosition and DepartmentPhoneOffice
Glenda Hillghill@boisestate.eduDirector,
Pre-Professional Studies
208-426-3832NORCO 116
Erin Colburnerincolburn@boisestate.eduAcademic Advisor208-426-2454NORCO 116
Thomas Kimblethomaskimble@boisestate.eduAcademic Advisor208-426-3732NORCO 116

Pre-Chiropractic Course Work

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
ENGL 101 and 102English Composition6
PSYC 101General Psychology3
Course in social science (select with an advisor)3
Humanities or social science electives (select with an advisor)12
BIOL 227-228Human Anatomy and Physiology8
CHEM 111, 111L - 112,112L
CHEM 307, 308, 309, 310
College Chemistry I and II with Labs
Organic Chemistry and Lab
MATH 143-144
Precalculus OR
College Algebra & Analytical Trigonometry
PHYS 111 General Physics I4
Select one of the following:
KINES 370/371 OR
KINES 330/331
General Physics II OR
Biomechanics and Lab OR
Exercise Physiology with Lab
Additional course work to total 90 credits (see advisor)28
Suggested electives BIOL 205 Microbiology, CHEM 350 Fundamentals of Biochemistry, COMM 101 Fundamentals of Speech Communication, GENBUS 101 Introduction to Business, HLTHST 101 Medical Terminology, HLTHST 202 Health Delivery Systems, HLTHST 207 Nutrition, HLTHST 466 Complimentary Medicine, HLTHST 493 Pre-Professional Internship, ZOOL 301 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy, and ZOOL 403 Head and Neck Anatomy.