Department of Biological and Allied Health Sciences
Under the provisions of the prechiropractic program on the College at Florham, students matriculate in the department of biological and allied health sciences, Maxwell Becton College of Arts and Sciences, for a minimum of 97 credits of course work leading to the BS in biology (preprofessional degree option), including the following courses:
Course work to be completed at Becton College prior to entering chiropractic college: Subtotal 97
Credits to be transferred to FDU from chiropractic college: 31
Total Degree Requirements: 128
This accelerated, combined degree program enables students to earn both baccalaureate and Doctor of Chiropractic degrees in just six years and four months - a full year less than the normal study time of seven years and four months. Students can choose to attend undergraduate classes on either the Metropolitan Campus or College at Florham.
The bachelor's degree is awarded by Fairleigh Dickinson University and the Doctor of Chiropractic degree is awarded by a participating Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE)-accredited College of Chiropractic. To date, the University has affiliations with:
Students are admitted into FDU's combined degree program as incoming freshmen or qualified transfer students. The B.S. degree is awarded after the students completes six semesters (three years) at FDU (including the courses listed below or their approved equivalent), completes the first two trimesters of study at a participating chiropractic college with grades of C or better and is accepted into the third trimester. Up to 32 credits accepted in transfer toward completion of B.S. degree requirements will be selected from appropriate graduate-level courses offered by a participating chiropractic college.