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 2016

Spring 2017

Geotechnical

Sep

6

Jan

3

Geotechnical

Sep

8

Jan

10

Geotechnical

Sep

13

Jan

17

Transportation

Sep

15

Jan

24

Transportation

Sep

20

Jan

31

Transportation

Sep

22

Feb

7

Environmental

Sep

27

Feb

14

Environmental

Sep

29

Feb

21

Environmental

Oct

4

Feb

28

Structures

Oct

6

Mar

7

Structures

Oct

11

Mar

14

Structures

Oct

13

Mar

21

Construction

Oct

18

Mar

28

Construction

Oct

20

Apr

4

NYS PE Examination

Oct

28

Apr

21

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 $1200. 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, 15th Ed, by Lindeburg, Professional Publications, and (2) Practice Problems for the Civil Engineering Exam, 15th 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, 2016 for the Fall 2016 course, and by December 31, 2016 for the Spring 2017 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 2016

Spring 2017

1
Geotechnical Engineering

Sep

7

Jan

4

2
Surveying

Sep

12

Jan

11

3 Transportation Engineering

Sep

14

Jan

18

4
Mathematics
Probability and Statistics

Sep

19

Jan

25

5 Computational Tools, Ethics and Professional Practice, Engineering Economics

Sep

21

Feb

1

6 Statics

Sep

26

Feb

8

7 Dynamics

Sep

28

Feb

15

8 Mechanics of Materials

Oct

3

Feb

22

9
Structural Analysis

Oct

5

Mar

1

10 Structural Design

Oct

10

Mar

8

11
Fluid Mechanics, Hydraulics and Hydrologic Systems

Oct

12

Mar

15

12
Environmental Engineering

Oct

17

Mar

22

13
Materials

Oct

19

Mar

29

14
Construction

Oct

24

Apr

5

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 $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) 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, 2016 for the Fall 2016 course, and by December 31, 2016 for the Spring 2017 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