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Curriculum


Curriculum requirements for University of Bridgeport's Acupuncture M.S. degree. 

Total: 2,648 hours / 118 credits

Semester 1


Course

 

Hours

Credits

ABS 511

Anatomy 1

72

4

ABS 515  

Physiology 1

36

2

ATD 511

TCM History/Philosophy

18

1

ATD 512

TCM Theory

36

2

ATD 513

TCM Diagnosis 1

36

2

APT 511

Point Location 1

45

2

APT 512  

Meridian Theory

36

2

AMR 511

Tai Ji Quan 1

27

1

ACS 511

Evidence Informed Practices

18

1

AWB 501

UBAI Clinical Safety Procedures

9

0.5

TOTAL

 

333

17.5

Semester 2


Course

 

Hours

Credits

ABS  522  

Anatomy 2

72

4

ABS  525   

Physiology 2

36

2

ATD 524  

TCM Diagnosis 2

36

2

ATD 526

Seminar 1

18

1

APT  523   

Point Location 2

45

2

AMR 522

Tai Ji Quan 2

27

1

ANT  521  

Western Nutrition   

36

2

AWB 521  

TCM Safe Practices 

45

1.5

AWB 523  

Pharmacology

18

1

TOTAL

 

333

16.5

Semester 3


Course

 

Hours

Credits

ACS  611   

Pathology 1

36

2

ACS  612  

Clinical Diagnosis 1

90

4

ACS  613    

Lab Diagnosis

36

2

APT  614   

Acupuncture Tech 1

72

3

AHM 521  

Botanical Medicine

36

2

AHM 612

Intro Chin Herbal Remedies

18

1

AHM 613

TCM Dietetics

36

2

AMR 613

Qi Gong 1

27

1

ATD 617

Seminar 2

18

1

ACS  711    

Preceptorship 1

75

2

TOTAL

 

444

20

Semester 4


Course

 

Hours

Credits

ACS  623  

Clinical Diagnosis 2

90

4

ACS  624  

Pathology 2

54

3

AWB 621

Medical Ethics

18

1

APS  621

Psych Assessment

36

2

APT  625  

Acupuncture Tech 2

72

3

ATD 727

Case Studies 1

18

1

APT  626  

Auricular Acupuncture

18

1

AMR 624  

Qi Gong 2

27

1

ACS  722

Preceptorship 2

75

2

TOTAL

 

408

18

Summer Session


Course

 

Hours

Credits

ACS 631  

Clinical Education 1

245

8

APT  637  

Japanese Acup Techniques

18

1

AMR 627

Tuina 1

54

2

ATD  711  

Differential Diagnosis & Pathomechanisms

36

2

TOTAL

 

353

13

Semester 5


Course

 

Hours

Credits

ATD 618

Seminar 3

18

1

ATD  715

TCM Internal Medicine

36

2

ATD  728

Case Study 2

18

1

ATD  729

Acupuncture Gynecology

18

1

AMR 715  

Tuina 2

54

2

ACS  712  

Clinical Education 2

215

8

TOTAL

 

359

15

Semester 6


Course

 

Hours

Credits

ATD  717

Advanced Pulse/Tongue Dx   

18

1

AMR 726

Tuina 3

54

2

APT   718

Pediatric Acupuncture   

18

1

AHM 713

Patent Remedies

36

2

APP  721  

Practice Management

36

2

ACS  724  

Public Health

36

2

ACS  723  

Clinical Education 3

220

8

TOTAL

 

418

18