Bachelor of Science in Biology (Pre-Chiropractic Track)
A chiropractor uses natural, hands-on health care practice without the use of drugs or surgery. Chiropractors treat musculoskeletal disorders that are thought to affect overall health through interactions with the nervous system. Our pre-chiropractic program is designed to help students succeed in gaining acceptance to a chiropractic college accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE).
The Evangel University Department of Science and Technology is dedicated to the spiritual, academic and social growth of every student. The department’s purpose is to provide an excellent scientific education that is thoroughly integrated with the University’s emphasis on the development of strong Christian character. Within this framework, students must contend with new scientific, social, ethical and technological challenges. Students learn to communicate technical concepts clearly and effectively and exhibit analytical thinking and problem solving skills.
Our Pre-Chiropractic curriculum is tailored to provide the knowledge that students need for chiropractic college. Most Pre-Chiropractic students choose a major in Biology. Students are provided with practical experiences through laboratory studies in biology courses. We also encourage our students to obtain volunteer hours to gain valuable insights into the benefits and challenges of a career in healthcare.
Program Plan (pdf)
|Want to see exactly what classes you will take? The Program Plan (sometimes called a degree sheet) includes all specific requirements - including University proficiencies, Frameworks courses and degree requirements.|
Each of Evangel's academic programs is made up of a set of core curriculum, program requirements and electives. The courses listed below are just a small sample of courses that might be taken as a part of this specific program.
|Microbiology||Study of microorganisms and their growth and control. Emphasis on prokaryotic cells, especially bacteria of medical, ecological, and industrial importance.|
|General Chemistry I||Fundamentals of chemistry.|
|Human Anatomy & Physiology I||Introduction to human anatomy and physiology with an emphasis on the roles of homeostasis and pathology and their interactions.|
|Human Anatomy & Physiology II||Second half of the introductory course in human anatomy and physiology with an emphasis on the roles of homeostasis and pathology and their interactions.|
|Biomechanics||The study of the structure and function of biological systems.|
Evangel University's world-class faculty is made up of caring, Christian professionals who are distinguished in their fields and dedicated to the development of tomorrow's Christian leaders.
No special requirements for this program.
General Undergraduate Requirements
The following are general requirements for all students beginning an undergraduate program at Evangel. For more information visit Undergraduate Admissions Requirements.
|Faith||As a boldly Christian university, all of our students have made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.|
|Diploma||Graduation from high school, or having the equivalent of a high school diploma such as the General Education Development (GED) examination.|
|Core Subjects||A minimum of a 2.0 GPA in core college prep classes (English, math, social sciences and science with a lab)|
|Grade Average||A "C" average. However, in some cases, a student with a weak academic record may be considered. To remain at Evangel, however, the student must meet scholastic requirements.|
|Standardized Tests||>Entering freshmen should take the ACT or SAT test. The codes for Evangel are as follows: SAT: 6198. ACT: 2296.|
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