Curriculum

Master of Acupuncture (MAC)
COURSETITLESEMESTER HOURS

Year I - Fall

SAPRD 510Introduction to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Acupuncture1
SASCI 511Anatomy & Physiology I3
SASCI 517Integrated Anatomy I2
SACAS 510History of Chinese Medicine1
SACAS 511Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory I4
SACAS 512Point Location I2.5
SACAS 513Materials & Methods of TCM I2
SACAS 519Self Care I 1
SACLC 511Clinical Assistantship I 1
Total17.5

Year I - Spring

SASCI 522Anatomy & Physiology II3
SASCI 511LAnatomy & Physiology Lab 
SASCI 527Integrated Anatomy II  2
SACAS 524Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory II4
SACAS 525Point Location II 2.5
SACAS 526Materials & Methods of TCM  II 2
SACHM 100Introduction to Chinese Herbal Medicine2
SAJAS 521Japanese Acupuncture I 2
SACLC 522Clinical Assistantship II1
Total19.5

Year I - Summer

SASCI 530General Biology3
SASCI 537Acupuncture Integrative Pain Management I 2
SACAS 537Actions and Effects of Points and Channels3
SACAS 538
Acupuncture Channel Theory2
SACAS 539 Clinical Skills of TCM2
SACAS 530Bodywork1
SACAS 535Self Care II1
SAEXM 530
First Comprehensive Examination0
SACLC 533Clinical Assistantship III 1
Total15

Year II - Fall

SASCI 617Acupuncture Integrated Pain Management II2
SASCI 619Western Pathophysiology and Pharmacology I 3
SACAS 611TCM Etiology and Pathology of Disease I 3
SACAS 612Introduction to Clinical Internship I 2.5
SACLC 614Clinical Assistantship IV1
Total
11.5

Year II - Spring

SASCI 620Psychology 3
SASCI 627Acupuncture Integrated Pain Management III2
SASCI 629Western Pathophysiology and Pharmacology II3
SACAS 626TCM Etiology and Pathology of Disease II3
SACAS 624Introduction to Clinical Internship II2.5
SAEXM 620
Second Year Comprehensive Exam 0
SACLC 625Clinical Assistantship V1
Total
14.5

Year II - Summer

SASCI 639Western Pathophysiology and Pharmacology III3
SASCI 737Physiology of Acupuncture2
SAPRD 635Patient Provider Relationship 3
SACAS 636Microsystems of Acupuncture Treatment 1
SACLC 636A-CClinical Internship I, II, III 6
Total
15

Year III - Fall

SAPRD 710Research Design and Evaluation3
SASCI 730Microbiology 3
SAPRD 711Practice Management: Marketing and Business Skills 2
SACAS 717Clinical Case Management 1
SACLC 717A-CClinical Internship IV-VI & VI6
Total
15

Year III - Spring

SASCI 720 Western Nutrition 1
SASCI 729Patient Assessment2
SASCI 710Introduction to Public Health 2
SACAS 718Chinese Nutrition 1
SAPRD 722Practice Management: Acupuncture Professional Issues 1
SACAS 729Survey Classic Chinese Medical Texts1
SACLC 728A-CClinical Internship VII-IX 6
Total
14
Total credits to complete degree requirement:
122
COURSETITLESEMESTER HOURS

Year I – Fall

SASCI 511Anatomy & Physiology I3
SACAS 511Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory I4
SACAS 510History of Chinese Medicine1
Total8

Year I – Spring

SASCI 522Anatomy & Physiology II3
SASCI 511LAnatomy & Physiology Lab1
SACAS 524Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory II4
SACHM 520Introduction to Chinese Herbal Medicine2
Total10

Year I – Summer

SASCI 530General Biology3
SASCI 537Acupuncture Integrated Pain Management I2
Total5

Year II – Fall

SAPRD 510Introduction to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Acupuncture1
SASCI 517Integrated Anatomy I2
SACAS 513Materials & Methods I2
SACAS 512Point Location I2.5
SACAS 519Self-Care I1
SACLC 511Clinical Assistantship I1
Total9.5

Year II – Spring

SASCI 527Integrated Anatomy II2
SACAS 526Materials & Methods II2
SACAS 525Point Location II2.5
SAJAS 521Japanese Acupuncture I2
SACLC 522Clinical Assistantship II1
Total9.5

Year II – Summer

SACAS 537Actions and Effects of Points3
SACAS 538Acupuncture Channel Theory2
SACAS 539Clinical Skills of TCM2
SACAS 530Bodywork1
SACAS 535Self-Care II1
SAEXM 530First Year Comprehensive Exam0
SACLC 533Clinical Assistantship III1
Total10

Year III – Fall

SASCI 617Acupuncture Integrated Pain Management II2
SASCI 619Western Medical Pathology & Pharmacology I3
SACAS 611Etiology & Pathology of Disease I3
SACAS 612Intro to Clinical Internship I2.5
SACLC 614Clinical Assistantship IV1
Total11.5

Year III – Spring

SASCI 620Psychology3
SASCI 627Acupuncture Integrated Pain Management III2
SASCI 629Western Medical Pathology & Pharmacology II3
SACAS 626TCM Etiology & Pathology of Disease II3
SACAS 624Intro to Clinical Internship II2.5
SAEXM 620Second Year Comprehensive Exam0
SACLC 625Clinical Assistantship V1
Total14.5

Year III – Summer

SAPRD 635Patient Provider Relationship3
SASCI 639Western Medical Pathology & Pharmacology III3
SASCI 737Physiology of Acupuncture2
SACAS 636Microsystems of Acupuncture1
SACLC 636 A-CClinical Internship I-III6
Total15

Year IV – Fall

SAPRD 710Research Design & Evaluation3
SASCI 730Microbiology3
SAPRD 711Practice Management: Marketing & Business2
SACAS 717Clinical Case Management1
SACLC 717 A-CClinical Internship IV-VI6
Total15

Year IV – Spring

SASCI 710Introduction to Public Health2
SASCI 729Patient Assessment2
SASCI 720Western Nutrition1
SACAS 718Chinese Nutrition1
SAPRD 722Practice Management: Acupuncture Professional Issues1
SACAS 729Survey of Classical Texts1
SACLC 728 A-CClinical Internship VII-IX6
Total14
Total credits to complete degree requirement:122
COURSETITLESEMESTER HOURS

Year I – Fall

SASCI 511Anatomy & Physiology I3
SACAS 511Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory I4
SACAS 510History of Chinese Medicine1
Total8

Year I – Spring

SASCI 522Anatomy & Physiology II3
SASCI 511LAnatomy & Physiology Lab1
SACAS 524Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory II4
SACHM 520Introduction to Chinese Herbal Medicine2
Total10

Year I – Summer

SASCI 530General Biology3
SASCI 537Acupuncture Integrated Pain Management I2
Total5

Year II – Fall

SAPRD 510Introduction to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Acupuncture1
SASCI 517Integrated Anatomy I2
SACAS 513Materials & Methods I2
SACAS 512Point Location I2.5
SACAS 519Self-Care I1
SACLC 511Clinical Assistantship I1
Total9.5

Year II – Spring

SASCI 527Integrated Anatomy II2
SACAS 526Materials & Methods II2
SACAS 525Point Location II2.5
SAJAS 521Japanese Acupuncture I2
SACLC 522Clinical Assistantship II1
Total9.5

Year II – Summer

SACAS 537Actions and Effects of Points3
SACAS 538Acupuncture Channel Theory2
SACAS 539Clinical Skills of TCM2
SACAS 530Bodywork1
SAEXM 530First Year Comprehensive Exam0
SACLC 533Clinical Assistantship III1
SACHM 531Chinese Herbs I4
Total13

Year III – Fall

SASCI 610Chemistry for the Health Professions3
SASCI 619Western Medical Pathology & Pharmacology I3
SACAS 611Etiology & Pathology of Disease I3
Total9

Year III – Spring

SASCI 620Psychology3
SASCI 629Western Medical Pathology & Pharmacology II3
SACAS 626TCM Etiology & Pathology of Disease II3
Total9

Year III – Summer

SASCI 639Western Medical Pathology & Pharmacology III3
SASCI 737Physiology of Acupuncture2
SACHM 531Chinese Herbs I4
Total9

Year IV – Fall

SASCI 617Acupuncture Integrated Pain Management II2
SACAS 612Intro to Clinical Internship I2.5
SACLC 614Clinical Assistantship V1.5
SACHM612Chinese Herbs II4
SACHM613Chinese Herbal Dispensary Assistantship0
Total10

Year IV – Spring

SASCI 627Acupuncture Integrated Pain Management III2
SACAS 624Intro to Clinical Internship II2.5
SAEXM 620Second Year Comprehensive Exam0
SACLC 625Clinical Assistantship V1
SACHM624Chinese Herbal Formulas I4
Total10

Year IV – Summer

SAPRD 635Patient Provider Relationship3
SACAS 636Microsystems of Acupuncture1
SACLC 636 A-CClinical Internship I-III6
SACHM 635Chinese Herbal Formulas II4
SACHM 636CHM Patent Herbal Medicine2
Total16

Year V – Fall

SAPRD 710Research Design & Evaluation3
SAPRD 711Practice Management: Marketing & Business2
SACAS 717Clinical Case Management1
SACLC 717 A-CClinical Internship IV-VI6
SACLC 710Clinical Internship: Focused Placement I1
SACHM 717CHM Internal Medicine I4
SACHM 718CHM Formula Writing2
SAEXM 710CHM Comprehensive Examination0
Total19

Year V – Spring

SASCI 710Introduction to Public Health2
SASCI 729Patient Assessment2
SASCI 720Western Nutrition1
SACAS 718Chinese Nutrition1
SAPRD 722Practice Management: Acupuncture Professional Issues1
SACAS 729Survey of Classical Texts1
SACLC 728 A-CClinical Internship VII-IX6
SACLC 720
Clinical Internship: Focused Placement II
1
SACHM 729CHM Internal Medicine II4
Total19

Year IV – Summer

SASCI 730Microbiology3
SASCI 731
Physics2
SACLC 739 A-C
Clinical Internship X-XIII
6
SACHM 735CHM Classical Texts2
 Total 13
Total credits to complete degree requirement:165