Biological/Pre-Medical Illustration

Biological/Pre-Medical Illustration curriculum

Students interested in the BPMI program should enroll as pre-BPMI majors through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Students must apply for admission as full members of the BPMI program, typically in their second year of study. Applications include submission of a portfolio and essay and are reviewed by the BPMI Advisory Board once each semester. 

There are three components to a Bachelor of Arts in BPMI:

  1. General education component
  2. Science component consisting of core and advanced courses
  3. Art component consisting of core and advanced courses.

Read more about the classes and credits needed for the BPMI major

Curriculum Sheet (PDF) for the BA in BPMI

Recommended High School Preparation
Beyond the minimum requirements for admission to Iowa State University and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, students planning to enroll as pre-BPMI majors are advised to take as many art and science courses as possible.

*The core program is not required for this major.