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naturopathic herbs

​Trimester-by-Trimester Curriculum

Learn more about our innovative curriculum by viewing the course schedule.

Total Program Credits: 251

This is a 4-term Phase I schedule. This phase may also be completed in 5 or 6 terms. Your advisor will work with you to determine whether you should follow this 4-term track or choose the 5-term or 6-term track.

Flexible Track Options: View comparison of 4-term, 5-term, and 6-term tracks

Phase I: Term One (24.0 Total Credits)

Course #Course TitleCredits
AN5101NSpine and Extremities Anatomy5.0
AN5102NSpine and Extremities Anatomy Lab3.5
AN5107NHistology and Embryology I2.5
BC5104NHuman Biochemistry5.0
FH5106Nundamentals of Natural Medicine & Historical Perspectives 1.0
MM5120Introduction to Palpation Skills & Landmark Identification1.0
NT5110NFoundations of Naturopathic Medicine I2.0
PH5013NCellular Physiology & Hematology4.0

Phase I: Term Two (28.0 Total Credits)

Course #Course TitleCredits
AN5201NHead and Neck Anatomy3.0
AN5202NHead and Neck Anatomy Lab2.0
AN5203NNeuroanatomy5.5
EM5207NEvaluation & Management of the Chest & Thoracic Spine3.0
MI5215Fundamentals of Microbiology2.0
MM5220NManipulation of the Thoracic Spine1.0
NT5210NFoundations of Naturopathic Medicine II1.0
NT5211NBasic Science Applications: Determinants of Health1.5
NN5212NHomeopathy I1.0
PA5204NFundamentals of Pathology3.0
PH5208NNeurophysiology3.5
RA5206NNormal Radiographic Anatomy & Variants1.5

Phase I: Term Three (26.5 Total Credits)

Course #Course TitleCredits
AN5304NThorax, Abdomen and Pelvis Anatomy2.0
AN5305NThorax, Abdomen and Pelvis Anatomy Lab2.0
AN5307NHistology and Embryology II2.5
BC5308NNutritional Biochemistry I2.0
EM5309NEvaluation & Management of the Abdomen, Pelvis and Lumbar Spine3.0
MI5303NMedical Microbiology I4.5
MM5320NManipulation of the Pelvis, Lumbar Spine & T/L Junction1.0
NP5312NIntroduction to Naturopathic Counseling1.5
PA5302NSystems Pathology I4.0
PH5306NNueroendocrinology, GI and Reproductive Physiology4.0

Phase I: Term Four (27.0 Total Credits)

Course #Course TitleCredits
BC5409NNutritional Biochemistry II1.0
DH5411NPublic Health2.0
EM5408NEvaluation & Management of the Head, Neck and Cervical Spine3.0
MI5403NMedical Microbiology II5.0
MM5420NManipulation of the Cervical Spine, CT Junction and First Rib1.0
NN5406NScience of Diet and Nutrition3.0
PA5402NSystems Pathology II6.0
PH5405NCardiovascular, Respiratory and Renal Physiology5.0
RE5410NEvidence-Based Practice: Critical Appraisal of the Biomedical Literature1.0

This is a 4-term Phase II schedule. This phase may also be completed in 5 or 6 terms. Your advisor will work with you to determine whether you should follow this 4-term track or choose the 5-term or 6-term track.

Flexible Track Options: View comparison of 4-term, 5-term, and 6-term tracks

Phase II: Term One (30.5 Total Credits)

Course #Course TitleCredits
EM6103NEvaluation & Management of the Gi/GU & Reproductive Systems4.0
EM6104NEvaluation & Management of the Cardiovascular & Respiratory Systems3.0
EM6106NEvaluation & Management of the Neurological System3.0
EM6120NEvaluation & Management of the Extremities4.0
NN6107NPharmacology I3.0
NN6108NBotanical Medicine I3.0
NN6112NHomeopathy II4.0
NP6109NIntroduction to Naturopathic Primary Care3.5
NT6110NAdvanced Naturopathic Clinical Theory1.0
NT6111NIntroduction to Traditional World Medicines2.0

Phase II: Term Two (26.5 Total Credits)

Course #Course TitleCredits
BU6221Patient Communication and Marketing2.0
EM6202N Physical and Laboratory Diagnosis4.5
EM6203NClinical Laboratory Diagnosis3.0
EM6213NPhlebotomy & Specimen Collection0.5
HY5409NHydrotherapy & Traditional Naturopathy2.0
MM6220NAdvanced Manual Therapy Techniques I1.5
ND6317NClinic Observation2.0
NN6206NPharmacology II3.0
NN6212NHomeopathy III4.0
NY6210NApplied Naturopathic Clinical Theory2.0
RA6207NImaging Diagnosis2.0

Phase II: Term Three (27.0Total Credits)

Course #Course TitleCredits
BU6309Starting a Practice2.0
EM6304NAdvanced Diagnosis & Problem Solving2.0
EM6305NPsychopathology & Health Psychology3.0
FR6307NPhysiological Therapeutics: Modalities4.5
ND6315NHydrotherapy Clinical Rotation1.0
NN6301NClinical Nutrition4.0
NN6308NBotanical Medicine II4.0
NN6312NHomeopathy IV4.0
NX6215NClinical Endocrinology2.0
NX6216NFunctional Laboratory & Point of Care Testing0.5

Phase II: Term Four (24.5 Total Credits)

Course #Course TitleCredits
EM6405NDoctor-Patient Relationship2.0
EM6406NDermatology1.5
ND6410NInternship I9.0
NN6401NPharmacotherapeutics (Online)0.5
NN6402NIntravenous Therapeutics1.0
NN6412NBotanical Medicine III: Advanced Naturopathic Botanical Prescribing2.0
NN6416NAdvanced Nutrition: Functional Medicine2.0
NP6415NAdvanced Topics in Women’s Health1.0
NP6417NInternal Medicine/Emergency Medicine4.5
NP6418NNaturopathic Management of Special Populations1.0

This is a 2-term Phase III schedule.

Phase III: Term One (23.5 Total Credits)

Course #Course TitleCredits
NB6413NND Practice Management: Jurisprudence2.0
ND7111NInternship II – A9.5
ND7112NInternship II – B6.5
NN7109NBotanical Medicine IV: Advanced Materia Medica1.0
NP6419NEnvironmental Medicine / Toxicology / Detoxification1.0
NP7419NPediatrics2.0
ST7107NMinor Surgery1.5

Phase III: Term Two (14.0 Total Credits)

Course #Course TitleCredits
ND7211NInternship III – A8.5
ND7212NInternship III – B5.5