Majors and Programs
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Biological Pre-Medical Illustration
Iowa State offers one of the best undergraduate scientific illustration programs in the nation. As a biological and premedical illustration major you will combine your interest and aptitude in science and art to become a biocommunications specialist. You will learn professional illustration and visual communication techniques and master the use of technology as applied to scientific visualization. You will also complete an internship, which allows you to produce artwork suitable for print or digital media. You may illustrate publications written by campus biologists, create animations and websites to support campus courses, or intern with a professional communication firm or museum. This major will prepare you for a career in scientific illustration or graduate education in medical illustration. With a degree in biological and premedical illustration you will have the skills necessary to work in fields such as biocommunications, medical illustration and animation, environmental display design, scientific publication, and museum display design.
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