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Mechanical Engineering Paducah Campus

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  1. Our graduates will practice mechanical engineering in a variety of fields as professionals and/or be recruited to graduate and professional schools in their career paths.
  2. Our graduates will communicate effectively, work in diverse teams, address the challenges of a global society and exhibit leadership, ethics and creativity in their work places.
  3. Our graduates will value continuing education and professional growth by supporting or participating in professional societies, licensure programs, short courses or other professional development activities.

Student Outcomes (SOs)

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. 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
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Enrollment and Graduation

AY Fall Enrollment* Spring Enrollment* Graduates**
  ME Paducah College ME Paducah College ME Paducah College
2022-23 92 130 3,085 89 125 2,812 17 19 667
2021-22 87 125 3,079 87 126 2,768 16 25 587
2020-21 89 132 3,192 87 120 2,858 21 27 616
2019-20 92 136 3,336 82 123 2,999 19 27 601
2018-19 94 150 3,398 96 145 2,986 26 29 653
2017-18 109 177 3,382 112 173 3,102 28 41 623

*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.