Prepare for the Civil Engineering (CE) examination to earn your Professional Engineer (PE) license

14 SESSIONS / 35 HOURS

OF LIVE, IN-CLASS INSTRCUTIONS

PE CIVIL ENGINEERING REFRESHER COURSE SCHEDULE

Topic

Fall 2020

Spring 2021

Geotechnical

Sep

1

Jan

12

Geotechnical

Sep

3

Jan

19

Geotechnical

Sep

8

Jan

26

Transportation

Sep

10

Feb

2

Transportation

Sep

15

Feb

9

Structures

Sep

17

Feb

16

Structures

Sep

22

Feb

23

Structures

Sep

24

Mar

2

Transportation

Sep

29

Mar

9

Environmental

Oct

1

Mar

16

Environmental

Oct

6

Mar

23

Environmental

Oct

8

Mar

30

Construction

Oct

13

Apr

6

Construction

Oct

15

Apr

13

NYS PE Examination

Oct

23

Apr

23

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OBJECTIVE: An extensive review and refresher course to prepare engineers for the Civil Engineering Professional Engineer (PE) (Part B) examination administered by the New York State Department of Education. Successful passing of Part B exam qualifies the engineer for a PE license. 

INSTRUCTORS: The course is taught by Union College Professors of Engineering. All instructors are licensed Professional Engineers (PE), experts in their respective fields, and have professional experience.

MEETING TIMES/LOCATION: All classes meet from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM on Union College's campus, Schenectady, NY 12308. Room location is to be announced to course registrants. [Due to the present public health conditions, this course will be offered LIVE online using zoom]

COURSE FEE: The course regular fee is $1400. State and government employees receive 20% discount. Teams of three or four registrants from the same company receive 10% discount, each; and five or more registrants from the same company receive 15% discount, each. To take advantage of this discount, registrations for all team members must be paid for by a single check or a single purchase order. Course fee includes lecture notes given by instructors. The course includes in-class instructions and handouts that will help participants prepare for the PE examination.

BOOKS: Books used are: (1) Civil Engineering Reference Manual for PE Exam, 16th Ed, by Lindeburg, Professional Publications ISBN: 978-1591265702, and (2) Practice Problems for the Civil Engineering Exam, 16th Ed, by Lindeburg, Professional Publications ISBN: 978-1591265726. Course participants can purchase textbooks from the publisher or other online sources.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: To register for the Professional Engineering Refresher course, simply fill out this PE Registration Form and return it with payment or purchase order to the Program Director at the address shown on the form. 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Applications should be received by August 30, 2020 for the Fall 2020 course, and by January 10, 2021 for the Spring 2021 course.

ATTENDANCE POLICY: Course participants who have no more than two unexcused absences from the class will receive a letter of completion.

WITHDRAWAL POLICY: Participants who wish to withdraw from the course must submit a written notice to the Program Director. Partial refunds will be issued as follows: notice received prior to the first class session - full refund less $100 processing fee; notice received prior to the third class session - half tuition. No refunds will be issued after the third class session.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: If you have questions about the Civil Engineering PE Refresher Program or course content, please contact Professor Ashraf Ghaly, Program Director by email at ghalya@union.edu, or by phone (518) 388-6515.

NOTE: Applications to take the New York State examination must be filed by May 1 for the Fall exam and by November 1 for the Spring exam. Contact: Engineering Unit, Division of Professional Licensing Services, New York State Department of Education, Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230, (518) 474-3846 for examination application information or visit their website for the latest information and/or changes in deadlines.

Prepare for the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination to earn your Engineer-In-Training (EIT) title

14 SESSIONS / 35 HOURS

OF LIVE, IN-CLASS INSTRCUTIONS

FE CIVIL ENGINEERING REFRESHER COURSE SCHEDULE

# Topic Fall 2020

Spring 2021

1 Geotechnical Engineering

Sep

2

Jan

13

2 Surveying

Sep

9

Jan

20

3 Transportation Engineering

Sep

14

Jan

27

4 Fluid Mechanics

Sep

16

Feb

3

5 Statics & Dynamics

Sep

21

Feb

10

6 Mechanics of Materials

Sep

23

Feb

17

7 Structural Analysis

Sep

28

Feb

24

8 Structural Design

Sep

30

Mar

3

9 Hydraulics and Hydrologic Systems

Oct

5

Mar

10

10 Environmental Engineering

Oct

7

Mar

17

11 Materials

Oct

12

Mar

24

12 Construction

Oct

14

Mar

31

13 Mathematics, Computational Tools

Oct

19

Apr

7

14 Probability and Statistics, Ethics and Professional Practice, Engineering Economics

Oct

21

Apr

14

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OBJECTIVE: An extensive review and refresher course to prepare engineers for the Civil Engineering discipline Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) (Part A) examination administered by the New York State Department of Education. Successful passing of Part A exam qualifies the engineer for an Engineer-In-Training (EIT) title. 

INSTRUCTORS: The course is taught by Union College Professors of Engineering. All instructors are licensed Professional Engineers (PE), experts in their respective fields, and have professional experience.

MEETING TIMES/LOCATION: All classes meet from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM on Union College's campus, Schenectady, NY 12308. Room location is to be announced to course registrants. [Due to the present public health conditions, this course will be offered LIVE online using zoom]

COURSE FEE: The course regular fee is $1300. State and government employees receive 20% discount. Teams of three or four registrants from the same company receive 10% discount, each; and five or more registrants receive 15% discount, each. To take advantage of this discount, registrations for all team members must be paid for by a single check or a single purchase order. Course fee includes lecture notes given by instructors. The course includes in-class instructions and handouts that will help participants prepare for the FE examination.

BOOKS: Books used are: (1) FE Civil Engineering Review Manual, ISBN 978-1591265290, by Lindeburg, Professional Publications, and (2) FE Civil Practice Problems, ISBN 978-1591265306, by Lindeburg, Professional Publications. Course participants can purchase textbooks from the publisher or other online sources.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: To register for the FE Civil Engineering Refresher course, simply fill out this FE Registration Form and return it with payment or purchase order to the Program Director at the address shown on the form. 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Applications should be received by September 1, 2020 for the Fall 2020 course, and by January 11, 2021 for the Spring 2021 course.

ATTENDANCE POLICY: Course participants who have no more than two unexcused absences from the class will receive a letter of completion.

WITHDRAWAL POLICY: Participants who wish to withdraw from the course must submit a written notice to the Program Director. Partial refunds will be issued as follows: notice received prior to the first class session - full refund less $100 processing fee; notice received prior to the third class session - half tuition. No refunds will be issued after the third class session.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: If you have questions about the Civil Engineering FE Refresher Program or course content, please contact Professor Ashraf Ghaly, Program Director by email at ghalya@union.edu, or by phone (518) 388-6515.

NOTE: To sit for the FE exam, you must register and pay NCEES directly through their online registration system available via their website at www.ncees.org.  Information is posted on the NCEES website regarding the registration and payment for the FE exam For more information visit this website.


Continuing Education Program

Union College is an authorized provider and approved sponsor of continuing education in New York State

Continuing Education Requirement for Engineers in NYS

Questions & Answers, Office Of The Professions, NYS Education Department

Upcoming Course Offering

Sample of Past Courses


Contact Civil Engineering PE or FE Program, or Continuing Education Program at ce@union.edu
Telephone: 518-388-6515, Fax: 518-388-7172
807 Union Street, Engineering Department, Schenectady, NY 12308
Union College