Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)
Graduates of the materials engineering program at the University of Kentucky will:
- Excel in their chosen career pathways as practicing materials engineers or through the pursuit of advanced technical or professional degrees
- Impact their profession through effective leadership, communication, teamwork and creative solution strategies to address global and societal issues
- Apply their engineering training to contribute to the health, safety, environmental and economic well-being of their communities
- Seek continuing education, professional development and career advancement opportunities
Student Outcomes (SOs)
- an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
- an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
- an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
- an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
- an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
- an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
- an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
Enrollment and Graduation
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*Some of our first-year students enter undeclared and are not included in Fall and Spring enrollments for the individual programs but are included in the College numbers.
**Graduates include December, May and August. For example, 2017-18 graduates are December 2017, May 2018 and August 2018.