HEALTH SCIENCES A.S.
CONCENTRATIONS IN THE DISCIPLINE

CHIROPRACTIC MEDICINE

Doctors of Chiropractic Medicine are involved in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system and the effects these disorders have on general health. Chiropractors use manual manipulation of joints and soft tissues to improve patient function and overall health. This concentration is designed for transfer to the New York Chiropractic College. Admission to NYCC requires a total of 90 credits . The 90 credits must include the Core Course Entrance Requirement credits from the 64 credits listed below, the remaining 26 credits may be obtained at Cayuga or another academic institution. NYCC typically will accept the 26 remaining credits from a wide range of courses. The Doctor of Chiropractic degree at NYCC requires a minimum of ten 15-week trimesters of full-time resident study, including a clinical internship. Students are admitted to NYCC on a Fall rotation.

COURSES CREDIT HOURS
A. LIBERAL ARTS REQUIREMENTS
(for a Cayuga degree)
ENGL 101 Freshman English I 3
ENGL 102 Freshman English II 3
ENGL 270 Technical Writing
Other World Civilizations or The Arts
3
Elective (Gen. Ed. Category 6 or 8) 3
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
History Elective (HIST 101, 102, 103, 104 or 105) 3
MATH 104 College Algebra and Trigonometry 3
Math Elective (MATH 106, 108 or 214) 3
Physical Education Elective
PE 146 CPR Basic
2
Health Elective (Any HLTH designation) 1
Liberal Arts Electives 2
SUB-TOTAL 32
COURSES CREDIT HOURS
B. CORE COURSE ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
(NYCC)
Requires a total of 90 credits to enter the program at NYCC. The 90 credits must include the following courses. (Note: the other 26 credits may include any courses and may be obtained at CCC or another academic institution.)
BIOL 103 Biological Principles I 4
BIOL 104 Biological Principles II 4
CHEM 103 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 104 General Chemistry II 4
CHEM 207 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHEM 208 Organic Chemistry II 4
PHYS 103 General Physics I 4
PHYS 104 General Physics II 4
SUB-TOTAL 32