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 2018

Spring 2019

Geotechnical

Sep

4

Jan

8

Geotechnical

Sep

6

Jan

10

Geotechnical

Sep

11

Jan

15

Transportation

Sep

13

Jan

17

Transportation

Sep

18

Jan

22

Structures

Sep

20

Jan

29

Structures

Sep

25

Feb

5

Structures

Sep

27

Feb

12

Transportation

Oct

2

Feb

19

Environmental

Oct

4

Feb

26

Environmental

Oct

9

Mar

5

Environmental

Oct

11

Mar

12

Construction

Oct

16

Mar

19

Construction

Oct

18

Mar

26

NYS PE Examination

Oct

26

Apr

5

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 $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 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 some homework, which 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 31, 2018 for the Fall 2018 course, and by January 4, 2019 for the Spring 2019 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 2018

Spring 2019

1
Geotechnical Engineering

Sep

5

Jan

9

2
Surveying

Sep

10

Jan

16

3 Transportation Engineering

Sep

12

Jan

23

4
Fluid Mechanics

Sep

17

Jan

30

5 Statics & Dynamics

Sep

19

Feb

6

6 Mechanics of Materials

Sep

24

Feb

13

7 Structural Analysis

Sep

26

Feb

20

8 Structural Design

Oct

1

Feb

27

9 Hydraulics and Hydrologic Systems

Oct

3

Mar

6

10
Environmental Engineering

Oct

8

Mar

13

11
Materials

Oct

10

Mar

20

12
Construction

Oct

15

Mar

27

13
Mathematics

Oct

17

Apr

3

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

Oct

22

Apr

10

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 $1250. 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 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 August 31, 2018 for the Fall 2018 course, and by January 4, 2019 for the Spring 2019 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