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 2014

Spring 2015

Geotechnical

Sept

2

Jan

6

Geotechnical

Sept

4

Jan

13

Geotechnical

Sept

9

Jan

20

Transportation

Sept

11

Jan

27

Transportation

Sept

16

Feb

3

Transportation

Sept

18

Feb

10

Environmental

Sept

23

Feb

17

Environmental

Sept

25

Feb

24

Environmental

Sept

30

March

3

Structures

Oct

2

March

10

Structures

Oct

7

March

17

Structures

Oct

9

March

24

Construction

Oct

14

March

31

Construction

Oct

16

April

7

NYS PE Examination

Oct

24

April

17

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 $1100. 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, 13th Ed, by Lindeburg, Professional Publications, and (2) Practice Problems for the Civil Engineering Exam, 13th 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 25, 2014 for the Fall 2014 course, and by December 31, 2014 for the Spring 2015 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 2014

Spring 2015

1
Geotechnical Engineering

Sept

3

Jan

7

2
Surveying

Sept

8

Jan

14

3 Transportation Engineering

Sept

10

Jan

21

4
Mathematics
Probability and Statistics

Sept

15

Jan

28

5 Computational Tools, Ethics and Professional Practice, Engineering Economics

Sept

17

Feb

4

6 Statics

Sept

22

Feb

11

7 Dynamics

Sept

24

Feb

18

8 Mechanics of Materials

Sept

29

Feb

25

9
Structural Analysis

Sept

1

March

4

10 Structural Design

Oct

6

March

11

11
Fluid Mechanics, Hydraulics and Hydrologic Systems

Oct

8

March

18

12
Environmental Engineering

Oct

13

March

25

13
Materials

Oct

15

April

1

14
Construction

Oct

20

April

8

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 $1000. 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 978-1-59126-440-8, 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 25, 2014 for the Fall 2014 course, and by December 31, 2014 for the Spring 2015 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