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Certificate in Biomedical Art

This is an interdisciplinary program sponsored by the Art and Biological Sciences departments. Special permission is not required for a student to pursue the Certificate in Biomedical Art, however it is only available to students who are presently enrolled in a degree program in the biological sciences or in art at CSULB.

The student may apply for certification upon completion of the following:

Requirements

1. A major in art or biological sciences;

2. A 2.75 overall GPA and 3.25 in the major:

Take all the following courses (38 units):

  • ART 149 Foundation Computer Art (3)
    Prerequisite: ART 130
  • ART 181 Foundation Drawing (3)
    Prerequisite: None
  • ART 184 Foundation Life Drawing (3)
    Prerequisite: ART 181
  • ART 271 Introduction to Rendering (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 181
  • ART 372 Anatomy for Artists (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 131, ART 181, ART 184; AH 111A, AH 111B
  • ART 374A Biomedical Rendering (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 184, ART 287; AH 111A, AH 111B; or consent of instructor
  • ART 374B Biomedical Rendering (3)
    Prerequisites: ART 130, ART 184, ART 287; AH 111A, AH 111B; or consent of instructor
  • ART 426 Computer Animation 1 (3)
    Prerequisite: ART 391 or ART 476 or consent of instructor
  • ART 476 Experimental Animation 1 (3)
    Prerequisites: For ART 476: ART 130, ART 131, ART 181, ART 184. For ART 576: graduate student in Art or consent of instructor
  • ART 499F Special Studies in Illustration (3)
    Prerequisite: Illustration major or consent of instructor
  • BIOL 200 General Biology (4)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements
  • BIOL 208 Human Anatomy (4)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements

Note: BIOL 200 waived for Biology majors.

Questions may be addressed to: Robin Richesson, School of Art, robin.richessons@csulb.edu (562) 985-9068 or Kelly Young, Department of Biological Sciences, kelly.young@csulb.edu (562) 985-4859.


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