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Electrical Engineering

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Graduates of the Electrical Engineering program at the University of Kentucky, within 3 – 5 years will:

  • Establish themselves as practicing professionals meeting or exceeding the expectations of their employers
  • Continue their professional development or pursue formal education to earn advanced degrees and/certifications
  • Demonstrate leadership in their professional endeavors and/or in their communities

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**
  EE College EE College EE College
2023-24 260 3136        
2022-23 245 3,085 236 2,812 58 667
2021-22 240 3,079 220 2,768 50 587
2020-21 258 3,192 227 2,858 57 616
2019-20 231 3,336 220 2,999 43 601
2018-19 246 3,398 229 2,986 62 653
2017-18 221 3,382 230 3,102 57 623

*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.