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Engineering Bachelors Degrees

Find your passion and potential with a Bachelor Degree in Engineering. Nothing is off limits to our undergraduate students, who have multiple opportunities to delve into research from the moment their first semester begins. SIU Carbondale stresses undergraduate research and the College of Engineering provides the perfect balance of teaching and research to make your experience here a transformative one. The college is designed around building relationships, and undergraduates benefit from that right away.

Civil Engineering

The undergraduate civil engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (www.abet.org). Students can choose from four areas of study: environmental, geotechnical, hydraulics/water resources, and structural engineering.

Civil Engineering with Specialization in Environmental Engineering

The civil engineering program leading to the Bachelor of Science degree is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (www.abet.org). Students pursue coursework in civil engineering while also focusing their studies in Environmental Engineering.

Electrical Engineering

Our undergraduate program has a strong tradition of excellence and success and is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (www.abet.org). Laboratory training and design experience are strongly emphasized throughout the program, which translates into strong demand for our graduates from industries throughout the nation. The program has a strong emphasis on laboratory training and almost all courses include a laboratory component.

Computer Engineering

The undergraduate program in computer engineering emphasizes problem-solving and design techniques through the thorough understanding of the fundamentals of both computer hardware and software and is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (www.abet.org). Program strengths include the high quality of instruction, the personal attention of the faculty to each student and the training of our students in the use of sophisticated software used by industry.

Industrial Management and Applied Engineering

The industrial management and applied engineering program is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering ATMAE (atmae.org). Students who pursue a degree in Industrial Management and Applied Engineering choose between an on-campus, traditional program; an off-campus program; and a laborer union program. Students are trained in six sigma, lean manufacturing, quality control, computer-aided manufacturing, industrial robotics, manufacturing processes, industrial safety, facilities planning, cost estimating and personnel supervision.

Electrical Engineering Technology

The electrical engineering technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET (www.abet.org). The bachelor of science degree in engineering technology provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a wide variety of career options. Students receive training in the high-demand technical fields of computer systems, microelectronics, communications systems and electric power distribution.

Mechanical Engineering

With more than 250 undergraduate students, the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Energy Processes is the largest department in the College of Engineering. The BS in Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (www.abet.org).

Mining Engineering

At SIUC, we have the only mining engineering program offered in the state of Illinois. The undergraduate program in mining engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (www.abet.org).  The curriculum is strong in the fundamentals of science and engineering and emphasizes coal mining and the aggregates industry.