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Southern Illinois University Carbondale Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Carbondale, IL

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agriculture, General
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Architecture
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Fire Services Administration
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Forestry, General
  • Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Interior Design
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Microbiology, General
  • Mining and Mineral Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physics, General
  • Physiology, General
  • Plant Sciences, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Radio and Television
  • Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
  • Zoology/Animal Biology
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Education, Engineering technologies, Health professions and related sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
765
Part-Time Faculty
163
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
58%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 32% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 49% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 10% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
2,883,542
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
1900
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Laws, Master of Music, Master of Science in Education, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Social Work, Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Engineering, Master of Public Administration, Master of Accountancy, Master of Legal Studies, Master of Architecture, Master of Science in Physician Assistant

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Animal Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Physics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Psychology
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Forestry
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Health Education
  • Higher Education
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mineral/Mining Engineering
  • Music
  • Nutrition
  • Pharmacology
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Plant Biology
  • Political Science
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Theater
  • Writing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Juris Doctor, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Physics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Psychology
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Health Education
  • Law
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Pharmacology
  • Physics
  • Plant Biology
  • Political Science
  • Special Education
  • Theater

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