This is the launch edition of the 2019-20 VCU Bulletin. This version includes all programs and courses approved by the publication deadline; however we may receive notification of additional program approvals after the launch. The final edition and full PDF version will include these updates and will be available in August prior to the beginning of the fall semester. (See the Archives page for bulletins for 2018-19.)

The minor in scientific illustration is open only to students majoring in biology or environmental sciences. Students must apply in the spring prior to registering for fall courses. Acceptance is based on a portfolio and application review.

Completion of the minor requires of 21 credits in COAR courses to include the following:

Course Title Hours
COAR 201Drawing Studies: The Figure Observed3
COAR 202Drawing Studies: The Figure in Context3
COAR 203Digital 3D Studio3
COAR 325Botanical Drawing3
COAR 332Digital Drawing3
COAR 341Scientific Illustration3
COAR 4323-D Image and Movement3
Total Hours21