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Review programs are designed for the practicing engineer who plans to take the Professional Engineer Examination in order to become registered as a professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Review sessions include three phases of engineering covered by the examination. Development of problem-solving skills is emphasized, and questions from past examinations are carefully examined.

Scheduled Classes in this Program

  • Mechanical Engineering PE Exam Review
  • Civil Engineering Review
  • Fundamentals of Engineering 

Program Details

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Mechanical Engineering PE Exam Review

Topics: Thermodynamics; Machine Design; Power and Systems; Heat Transfer; Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning; Economics; Fluids.

This course meets for a total of 21 sessions.

Dates:  Tuesdays, October 4 - March 21, 2017 (No class November 22, December 20, 27, 2016 & January 3, 2017)
Times:  6:00pm - 9:00pm
Room:  Luerssen Science Building, Room 19
Cost:    $950


Civil Engineering Review at Penn State Berks

Topics covered include: highways and surveying, hydraulics, sanitary, structures engineering economics, and soils.

This 2016-17 course will be broadcast via video-conferencing to Penn State Altoona, Penn State Harrisburg, Penn State DuBois, Penn State Wilkes-Barre and the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Northern Tier Center (enrollment driven). Registrations will be handled through each campus so please register where you plan to attend. 

Dates:  Tuesdays, August 30 - March 21, 2017 (No class November 22, December 20, 27, 2016 & January 3, 2017)
Times:  6:00pm - 9:00pm
Room:  Thun Library, Room 145
Cost:    $1,045


Fundamentals of Engineering Review

NEW! This updated schedule meets the topic/question percentage guidelines published by NCEES for the 2014 computer based test. The transition to CBT involves significant changes to the format of the exams and the procedures for administering them (cbt.ncees.org). While this review will focus on the knowledge areas for the civil discipline exam, there is significant overlap with mechanical and other discipline knowledge areas.

Dates:  Wednesdays, August 24 - December 7, 2016
Times:  6:00pm - 7:40pm
Room:  Gaige, Room 106
Cost:    $650


Please contact Erica Kunkel at els5014@psu.edu for information on upcoming classes.


Penn State Berks
Continuing Education
P.O. Box 7009
Tulpehocken Road
Reading, PA 19610






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