The College of Science and its departments and programs serve the students, faculty, and staff of Southern Illinois University Carbondale. It offers programs in the sciences leading to bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees and service courses for other units and programs throughout the University. As a unit with graduate programs in every department, the College expects and encourages its faculty to conduct original research in their disciplines and to keep current with recent developments in their disciplines through professional activities both nationally and internationally. The College has a role in furthering scientific education throughout the University and raising awareness of science and science education throughout the region.
This mission statement can be found in our College Operating Paper
Here are the operating papers for our departments: