Undergraduate Curricula

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The undergraduate majors and minors offered by Southern Illinois University Carbondale are listed below. The requirements for each program are explained under the degree requirements link on the program’s page.

The degree abbreviations used are:

  • A.A.S., Associate in Applied Science
  • B.A., Bachelor of Arts
  • B.F.A., Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • B.Mus., Bachelor of Music
  • B.S., Bachelor of Science
  • B.S.N., Bachelor of Science in Nursing

In addition to the majors and minors listed, pre-health professional preparation is offered in chiropractic, dentistry, medicine, nursing, optometry, podiatry, and veterinary medicine. Students interested in the pre-health preparation generally major in biological sciences, biochemistry, microbiology, physiology, zoology, or animal science.

List of Majors and Minors - Undergraduate

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Subject Major Minor Degree(s) Locations
Accounting B.S.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Online
Aerospace Studies Minor
On Campus
Africana Studies B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Agribusiness Economics B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Agricultural Systems and Education B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Agricultural Communications (See Agricultural Systems and Education) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Agricultural Education (See Agricultural Systems and Education) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Agriculture Production Management (See Agricultural Systems and Education) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Agricultural Systems Technology Management (See Agricultural Systems and Education) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Food and Process Engineering Technology (See Agricultural Systems and Education) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
General Agriculture (See Agricultural Systems and Education) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Agriculture On Campus
Allied Health On Campus
Animal Science B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Equine Science (See Animal Science) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Production (See Animal Science) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Science and Pre-Veterinary (See Animal Science) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Anthropology B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Architectural Studies B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Army Military Science Minor
On Campus
Art B.A.
B.F.A.
Minor
On Campus
Art History (See Art) B.A.
B.F.A.
Minor
On Campus
Ceramics (See Art) B.A.
B.F.A.
Minor
On Campus
Communication Design (See Art) B.A.
B.F.A.
Minor
On Campus
Drawing (See Art) B.A.
B.F.A.
Minor
On Campus
General Studio (See Art) B.A.
B.F.A.
Minor
On Campus
Glass (See Art) B.A.
B.F.A.
Minor
On Campus
Industrial Design (See Art) B.A.
B.F.A.
Minor
On Campus
Metalsmithing (See Art) B.A.
B.F.A.
Minor
On Campus
Painting (See Art) B.A.
B.F.A.
Minor
On Campus
Photography (See Art) B.A.
B.F.A.
Minor
On Campus
Pre-Art Therapy (See Art) B.A.
B.F.A.
Minor
On Campus
Printmaking (See Art) B.A.
B.F.A.
Minor
On Campus
Sculpture (See Art) B.A.
B.F.A.
Minor
On Campus
Automotive Technology B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Off Campus
Aviation Flight A.A.S.
On Campus
Aviation Management B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Off Campus
Military Base(s)
Professional Pilot (See Aviation Management) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Off Campus
Military Base(s)
Aviation Technologies B.S.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Online
Aircraft Maintenance (See Aviation Technologies) B.S.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Online
Aviation Electronics (See Aviation Technologies) B.S.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Online
Aviation Maintenance Management (See Aviation Technologies) B.S.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Online
Helicopter Maintenance (See Aviation Technologies) B.S.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Online
Biochemistry B.S.
On Campus
Biological Sciences B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Biology Education (See Biological Sciences) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Biomedical Science (See Biological Sciences) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Ecology (See Biological Sciences) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Biomedical Engineering B.S.
On Campus
Pre-Medical (See Biomedical Engineering) B.S.
On Campus
Business On Campus
Business Analytics B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Business and Administration B.S.
Minor
Online
Chemistry B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
American Chemical Society Certification (See Chemistry) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Business (See Chemistry) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Chemical Education (See Chemistry) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Chemistry Honors (See Chemistry) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Comprehensive Chemistry (See Chemistry) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Environmental Chemistry (See Chemistry) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Forensic Chemistry (See Chemistry) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Child and Family Services B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Off Campus
Cinema B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Media Arts (See Cinema) B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Civil Engineering B.S.
On Campus
Environmental Engineering (See Civil Engineering) B.S.
On Campus
Communication Disorders and Sciences B.S.
On Campus
Communication Studies B.S.
Minor
On Campus
General (See Communication Studies) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Public Relations (See Communication Studies) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Speech Communication (See Communication Studies) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Computer Engineering B.S.
On Campus
Cyber Systems and Security Engineering (See Computer Engineering ) B.S.
On Campus
Computer Science B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Criminology and Criminal Justice B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Online
Crop, Soil, and Environmental Management B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Crop Production and Management (See Crop, Soil, and Environmental Management) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Soil Science (See Crop, Soil, and Environmental Management) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Curriculum and Instruction On Campus
Dental Hygiene B.S.
On Campus
Online
Education and Management (See Dental Hygiene) B.S.
On Campus
Online
Early Childhood B.S.
On Campus
Off Campus
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics B.S.
On Campus
Economics B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Financial Economics (See Economics) B.A.
Minor
On Campus
General Economics (See Economics) B.A.
Minor
On Campus
International Economics (See Economics) B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Law and Economics (See Economics) B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Education On Campus
Electrical Engineering B.S.
On Campus
Biomedical (See Electrical Engineering ) B.S.
On Campus
Power Systems and Energy (See Electrical Engineering ) B.S.
On Campus
Electrical Engineering Technology B.S.
On Campus
Online
Elementary Education B.S.
On Campus
Off Campus
Engineering On Campus
English B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Creative Writing (See English) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Literature (See English) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Pre-professional (See English) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Teacher Education (See English) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Environmental Studies Minor Minor
On Campus
Online
Exercise Science B.S.
On Campus
Fashion Studies B.S.
On Campus
Fashion Design (See Fashion Studies) B.S.
On Campus
Fashion Design and Merchandising (See Fashion Studies) B.S.
On Campus
Fashion Merchandising (See Fashion Studies) B.S.
On Campus
Fashion Styling (See Fashion Studies) B.S.
On Campus
Fermentation Science B.S.
On Campus
Finance B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Financial Economics (See Finance) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Financial Institutions (See Finance) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Financial Management (See Finance) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Investments (See Finance) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Forensic Science Minor Minor
On Campus
Forestry B.S.
On Campus
Forest Hydrology (See Forestry) B.S.
On Campus
Forest Recreation and Park Management (See Forestry) B.S.
On Campus
Forest Resources Management (See Forestry) B.S.
On Campus
Urban Forest Management (See Forestry) B.S.
On Campus
Wildlife Habitat Management and Conservation (See Forestry) B.S.
On Campus
Game Design and Development Minor Minor
On Campus
Geography and Environmental Resources B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Environmental Geography and Sustainability (See Geography and Environmental Resources) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Geographic Information Science (See Geography and Environmental Resources) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Geology B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Environmental Geology (See Geology) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Geophysics (See Geology) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Resource Geology (See Geology) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Global Studies Minor Minor
On Campus
Health Care Management B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Online
Respiratory Therapy (See Health Care Management) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Online
History B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Online
History Honors (See History) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Online
Horticulture B.S.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Landscape Horticulture (See Horticulture ) B.S.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Production Horticulture (See Horticulture ) B.S.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Turf Management (See Horticulture ) B.S.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management B.S.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Online
Human Nutrition and Dietetics B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Industrial Management and Applied Engineering B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Military Base(s)
Off Campus
Online
Quality Management (See Industrial Management and Applied Engineering) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Military Base(s)
Off Campus
Online
Information Technology B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Online
Interior Design B.S.
On Campus
Journalism B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Online
Advertising/Integrated Marketing Communications (See Journalism) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Online
Journalism and Mass Communication (See Journalism) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Online
News-Editorial (See Journalism) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Online
Photojournalism (See Journalism) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Online
Sports Media (See Journalism) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Online
Kinesiology College
On Campus
Languages, Cultures, and International Studies B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Classics (See Languages, Cultures, and International Studies) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
East Asian Language and Culture (See Languages, Cultures, and International Studies) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Foreign Language and International Trade (See Languages, Cultures, and International Studies) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
French (See Languages, Cultures, and International Studies) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
German (See Languages, Cultures, and International Studies) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
German-Teacher Education (See Languages, Cultures, and International Studies) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
International Studies (See Languages, Cultures, and International Studies) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Spanish Specialization (See Languages, Cultures, and International Studies) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Spanish-Teacher Education (See Languages, Cultures, and International Studies) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Latino and Latin American Studies Minor Minor
On Campus
Liberal Arts On Campus
Linguistics B.A.
Minor
On Campus
English as a New Language (See Linguistics) B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Management B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Entrepreneurship (See Management) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Management of Health Care Enterprises (See Management) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Personnel Management (See Management) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Supply Chain Management (See Management) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Marketing B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Mass Communication and Media Arts On Campus
Media and Arts (See Mass Communication and Media Arts) On Campus
Mathematics B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Actuarial Mathematics (See Mathematics) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Data Science (See Mathematics) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Mechanical Engineering B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Aerospace Engineering (See Mechanical Engineering ) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Energy Engineering (See Mechanical Engineering ) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
MEDPREP Post Baccalaureate
On Campus
Microbiology B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Mortuary Science and Funeral Service B.S.
On Campus
Online
Music B.A.
B.M.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Liberal Arts-Music (See Music) B.A.
B.M.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Music Business (See Music) B.A.
B.M.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Music Education (See Music) B.A.
B.M.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Music Theory-Composition (See Music) B.A.
B.M.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Performance-Guitar (See Music) B.A.
B.M.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Performance-Instrumental (See Music) B.A.
B.M.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Performance-Keyboard (See Music) B.A.
B.M.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Performance-Voice (See Music) B.A.
B.M.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Studio Jazz Performance (See Music) B.A.
B.M.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Musical Theater B.F.A.
On Campus
Nursing B.S.N.
On Campus
Paralegal Studies B.S.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Pre-Law (See Paralegal Studies) B.S.
Certificate
Minor
On Campus
Philosophy B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Pre-Law (See Philosophy) B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Physical Therapist Assistant A.A.S.
On Campus
Physics B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Biomedical Physics (See Physics) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Computational Physics (See Physics) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Materials and Nanophysics (See Physics) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Physiology B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Plant Biology B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Conservation Biology (See Plant Biology) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Ecology (See Plant Biology) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Molecular and Biochemical Physiology (See Plant Biology) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Systematics and Biodiversity (See Plant Biology) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Political Science B.A.
Minor
On Campus
International Affairs (See Political Science) B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Pre-Law (See Political Science) B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Public Service (See Political Science) B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Psychology B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Online
Parent Training (See Psychology) B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Online
Public and Nonprofit Administration Minor
On Campus
Public Health B.S.
On Campus
Public Safety Management B.S.
Off Campus
Online
Emergency Management Administration (See Public Safety Management ) B.S.
Off Campus
Online
Emergency Medical Services (See Public Safety Management ) B.S.
Off Campus
Online
Fire Service Management (See Public Safety Management ) B.S.
Off Campus
Online
Radio, Television, and Digital Media B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Digital Media Arts and Animation (See Radio, Television, and Digital Media) B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Electronic Journalism (See Radio, Television, and Digital Media) B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Electronic Sports Media (See Radio, Television, and Digital Media) B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Media Industries (See Radio, Television, and Digital Media) B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Production-Radio/Audio (See Radio, Television, and Digital Media) B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Production-TV/Video (See Radio, Television, and Digital Media) B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Radiologic Sciences A.A.S.
B.S.
On Campus
Cardiac Interventional Radiography (See Radiologic Sciences) A.A.S.
B.S.
On Campus
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Ultrasound (See Radiologic Sciences) A.A.S.
B.S.
On Campus
Magnetic Resonance Imaging/ Computed Tomography (See Radiologic Sciences) A.A.S.
B.S.
On Campus
Radiologic Sciences Management/Education (See Radiologic Sciences) A.A.S.
B.S.
On Campus
Radiation Therapy Technology (See Radiologic Sciences) A.A.S.
B.S.
On Campus
Recreation Professions B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Outdoor Leadership and Management (See Recreation Professions) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Recreation Management (See Recreation Professions) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Therapeutic Recreation (See Recreation Professions) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Rehabilitation Services B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Saluki Success On Campus
Science On Campus
Social Work B.S.
On Campus
Sociology B.A.
Minor
On Campus
Special Education B.S.
On Campus
Off Campus
Sport Administration B.S.
Minor
On Campus
STEM Leadership Minor Minor
On Campus
Teacher Education Program B.S.
On Campus
Technical Resource Management B.S.
On Campus
Off Campus
Online
Organizational Development (See Technical Resource Management) B.S.
On Campus
Off Campus
Online
Theater B.A.
B.F.A.
Minor
On Campus
University Honors Program On Campus
University Studies B.A.
B.S.
On Campus
Online
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Minor
On Campus
Workforce Education and Development B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Off Campus
Military Base(s)
Online
Organizational Training and Development (See Workforce Education and Development ) B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Off Campus
Military Base(s)
Online
Zoology B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Animal Biology (See Zoology) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Environmental Biology (See Zoology) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Fisheries Biology (See Zoology) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Pre-Veterinary Science (See Zoology) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus
Wildlife Biology (See Zoology) B.A.
B.S.
Minor
On Campus