Traditional Chinese Medicine Diploma

Double Major – Curriculum

Curriculum

Program Length: Four-Years

Our award-winning Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine Curriculum is scientifically designed for sequential learning in helping students become leading practitioners in the field.

First-Year Curriculum

Fall Semester

CodeCourse Name / SubjectsHrs Per WeekNo. of WeeksTotal Hours
101Fundamental Theories of TCM51890
102Human Anatomy51890
103Human Physiology51890
T104Biochemistry51890
T105Microbiology51890
T106Standard Chinese I21836
T107Clinical Observation I21836
Total29522

Spring Semester

CodeCourse Name / SubjectsHrs Per WeekNo. of WeeksTotal Hours
108Diagnostics of TCM51890
T109Pathology51890
T110Pharmacology51890
111Acupuncture and Moxibustion I – Meridian Systems and Points51890
112Herbology I – Materia Medica51890
T113Standard Chinese II21836
T114Clinical Observation II21836
Total29522

Second-Year Curriculum

Fall Semester

CodeCourse Name / SubjectsHrs Per WeekNo. of WeeksTotal Hours
201Tui Na51890
T202Acupuncture and Moxibustion II – Treatment Strategy51890
203Herbology II – Formulas, Prescription Combination51890
204Internal TCM I51890
T205External TCM51890
T206Standard Chinese III31854
T207Clinical Observation III31854
Total31558

Spring Semester

CodeCourse Name / SubjectsHrs Per WeekNo. of WeeksTotal Hours
T208Acupuncture and Moxibustion III2.51845
209Herbology III51890
210Internal TCM II51890
T211TCM Dermatology2.51845
T212Ancient Medical Literature 2.51845
T213Medicinal Dietary Therapy2.51845
T214Standard Chinese IV31854
T215Clinical Observation IV51890
Total28504

Third-Year Curriculum

Fall Semester

CodeCourse Name / SubjectsHrs Per WeekNo. of WeeksTotal Hours
T301Western Medical Terminology2.51845
T302Western Medical Diagnostics718120
T303Acupuncture and Moxibustion IV51890
T304TCM Gynecology and Pediatrics51890
T305Huang Di Nei Jing2.51845
T306Jin Gui Yao Lue2.51845
T307Qi Gong and Tai Qi2.51845
T308Clinical Mgmt and Communication Skills2.51845
T309Clinical Observation51890
Total34.5615

Spring Semester

CodeCourse Name / SubjectsHrs Per WeekNo. of WeeksTotal Hours
T310Laboratory Medicine and Medical Imaging51890
T311Acupuncture and Moxibustion V2.51845
T312TCM EENT Specialty2.51845
T313Shang Han Lun2.51845
T314Wen Bing Xue2.51845
T315Special Clinical Case Studies51890
T316First Aid and CPR2.51845
T317Integration of TCM and Western Medicine2.51845
T318Clinical Observation51890
Total30540

Fourth Year Curriculum

CodeCourse Name / SubjectsHrs Per WeekNo. of WeeksTotal Hours
T401Clinical Observation336104
T402Final Practicum28361000
T403Preparation for Licensing ExaminationsOptional
Total311104
  • Total program hours: 4365 hrs
  • Total clinical hours: 1500 hrs

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