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 2015

Spring 2016

Geotechnical

Sep

8

Jan

5

Geotechnical

Sep

10

Jan

12

Geotechnical

Sep

15

Jan

19

Transportation

Sep

17

Jan

26

Transportation

Sep

22

Feb

2

Transportation

Sep

24

Feb

9

Environmental

Sep

29

Feb

16

Environmental

Oct

1

Feb

23

Environmental

Oct

6

Mar

1

Structures

Oct

8

Mar

8

Structures

Oct

13

Mar

15

Structures

Oct

15

Mar

22

Construction

Oct

20

Mar

29

Construction

Oct

22

Apr

5

NYS PE Examination

Oct

30

Apr

15

Download PE Registration Form

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.

COURSE FEE: The course regular fee is $1150. 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 some homework, which will help participants prepare for the PE examination.

BOOKS: Books used are: (1) Civil Engineering Reference Manual for PE Exam, 14th Ed, by Lindeburg, Professional Publications, and (2) Practice Problems for the Civil Engineering Exam, 14th Ed, by Lindeburg, Professional Publications. 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 31, 2015 for the Fall 2015 course, and by December 31, 2015 for the Spring 2016 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, by phone (518) 388-6515, or by fax (518) 388-7172. Website at http://ce.union.edu.

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 2015

Spring 2016

1
Geotechnical Engineering

Sep

9

Jan

6

2
Surveying

Sep

14

Jan

13

3 Transportation Engineering

Sep

16

Jan

20

4
Mathematics
Probability and Statistics

Sep

21

Jan

27

5 Computational Tools, Ethics and Professional Practice, Engineering Economics

Sep

23

Feb

3

6 Statics

Sep

28

Feb

10

7 Dynamics

Sep

30

Feb

17

8 Mechanics of Materials

Oct

5

Feb

24

9
Structural Analysis

Oct

7

Mar

2

10 Structural Design

Oct

12

Mar

9

11
Fluid Mechanics, Hydraulics and Hydrologic Systems

Oct

14

Mar

16

12
Environmental Engineering

Oct

19

Mar

23

13
Materials

Oct

21

Mar

30

14
Construction

Oct

26

Apr

6

Download FE Registration Form

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.

COURSE FEE: The course regular fee is $1050. 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 some homework, which will help participants prepare for the PE examination.

BOOKS: Books used are: (1) FE Civil Engineering Review Manual, ISBN 978-1-59126-439-2, by Lindeburg, Professional Publications, and (2) FE Civil Practice Problems, ISBN 978-1-59126-440-8, 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 August 31, 2015 for the Fall 2015 course, and by December 31, 2015 for the Spring 2016 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, by phone (518) 388-6515, or by fax (518) 388-7172. Website at http://ce.union.edu.

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.


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