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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. Thursday and Friday classes also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday.

Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert.


WKU has a 3-year (90 semester hours) curriculum designed to prepare potential candidates for entry into a professional chiropractic college. Prior to application at a chiropractic college, candidates must have earned a minimum of 90 semester hours (including at least 48 semester hours in the courses listed below. The candidate is responsible for ensuring that he or she has met those specific and elective requirements of the school(s) to which they are applying.

1. Application six months in advance of the intended start date
2. Maintenance of a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Most chiropractic programs possess uniform pre-requisites that mirror these requirements. Completion of these pre-requisites will allow you to compete for available spaces in chiropractic programs, but will not guarantee admission into a professional chiropractic college:

  • ENG 100 (Introduction to College Writing)
  • ENG 300 (Introduction Literature)
  • BIOL 120/121 (Biological Concepts: Cells, Metabolism, and Genetics)
  • BIOL 122/123 (Biological Concepts: Evolution, Diversity, and Ecology)
  • CHEM 120/121 (College Chemistry I)
  • CHEM 222/223 (College Chemistry II)
  • CHEM 340/341 (Organic Chemistry I)
  • CHEM 342/343 (Organic Chemistry II)
  • MATH 116 (College Algebra)
  • MATH 117 (Trigonometry)
  • PSYS 100 (Introduction to Psychology)
  • PHYS 231/232 (Introduction to Physics and Biophysics I)
  • PHYS 332/233 (Introduction to Physics and Biophysics II)

Humanities and Social Sciences: 15 hours of electives selected from literature, sociology, psychology, art, theatre, etc..., in conjunction with your advisor.




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