FE and PE Exam Review Courses
Fundamentals of Engineering Review Course (CE 047)
This review course is designed for those who have earned (or are within months of earning) their Bachelor degree in Engineering and are preparing to take the Fundamental of Engineering certification test administered by the Oregon State Board of Examiners (www.osbeels.org). We offer both a classroom based course once per year in the winter term, and online versions spring, summer, and fall terms.
Spring 2014 10-Week Online General FE Review Course, CRN 65839
Self-guided, online course, using D2L. The course begins March 31st and runs through June 14th.
Course fee = $100
Winter 2015 10-Week Civil or Mechanical Engineering Review Course CRN: TBD
Fridays, January 9-March 20, 2015 - 4:40-7:30pm - Engineering Building, Room 102 (subject to change).
Course fee = $225
TEXT: The FE Review Manual and discipline-specific Review Manuals published by PPI are recommended for this course.
Professional Engineers Review Course (CE 046)
Offered Winter term 2015 -Tuesdays 6:40p to 9:30p, January 5th through March 17th - Engineering Building, Room 310
Course fee = $400; no text is required for this course. Course materials will be available on Desire2Learn (D2L). Log in to D2L here using your PSU login information. More information about how to use D2L can be found here.
This review course is designed for those who have been working in the field for a while and wish to pursue a professional licence. The test is administered by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (www.ncees.org). This non-credit course is offered once per year in the winter term as preparation for the April test.
Review Course Registration Information
If you have not taken courses from PSU before then you will also need to do the Non-Degree Admit process detailed at this link: www.pdx.edu/admissions/how-to-apply-non-degree
You should apply for Non-Degree Entry if you:
- are not seeking a degree from Portland State,
- have never attended Portland State,
- plan to enroll in 8 or fewer credits per term, and
- do not plan to receive financial aid.
If you are unsure if the Non-Degree Entry is the right admissions status for you, please speak with an Admissions Counselor by contacting the Office of Admissions, Registration and Records.
Applying for Non-Degree Entry status is quick and easy. You can submit an online application by following these directions:
- Go to the online application system
- Create a user account by clicking on "First time user account creator"
- Create a new login ID and PIN, and click Login.
- Select ONE of the Non-Degree options from the drop down menu
- Non-Degree Undergraduate- if you do not have a bachelor's degree
- Non-Degree Graduate - if you do have a bachelor's degree
- Complete the online form, pay the $25 application fee and submit.
- Keep your browser window open after you submit to view your welcome message, including your PSU ID number.
Once you have been admitted you are ready to register! Basic Online Instructions:
Log in to banweb.pdx.edu, using your PSU Student ID number or ODIN Username, and password. First-time users of the portal need to synchronize their Portland State computer accounts, or create an initial account, using OAM (Odin Account Manager).
Once you have logged into the PSU Information System to register for either of these classes, please follow this path:
Registration Menu >click the Add/Drop Classes link > enter the respective CRN number listed below. DO NOT use the first suggested path for registration under the Choose Courses heading to register for this course.
The course numbers (crn) are not searchable on the system so you will need to keep these handy when you are registering:
Fundamentals of Engineering Review (CE047)= 40536 (10 week) or 45537 (5 week)
Professional Engineering Review (CE 046)= 40504
When to register -
Graduates: Tues., Nov. 12
Seniors: Thurs., Nov. 14
Postbacs: Mon., Nov. 18
Juniors: Wed., Nov. 20
Sophomores: Mon., Nov. 25
Freshmen: Wed., Nov. 27
Non-Degree Students: Tues., Dec. 17
Course materials will be delivered via the online D2L system. All students will need to have a PSU ODIN account in order to login to the system. If you do not have an ODIN account please follow the instructions at this link: https://www.account.pdx.edu/