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About the Review Courses

Since 1968, Penn State's comprehensive PE and EIT review courses have prepared engineers for their professional licensure examinations. Review sessions provide excellent subject matter that completely prepares engineers to sit for the national exams.

Courses employ a comprehensive collection of questions and answers from past exams while familiarizing participants with exam formats and procedures. In addition, all programs require participants to spend time out of class to review material and solve homework problems. 

Civil/Sanitary/Structural Engineering


  • Introduction and Math Concepts
  • Economics, Measurements, and Instrumentation
  • Geotechnical
  • Structures
  • Hydraulics
  • Water Supply
  • Sanitary
  • Solid/Hazardous Waste Management
  • Transportation
  • Final Review and Exam-taking Techniques

The next course will be offered in fall semester 2014. 

The course(s) will be held at PennDOT in Bridgeville, PA. For information, please contact the Office of Continuing Education, 724-773-3700.

Fundamentals of Engineering/Engineer-In-Training

Pennsylvania requires that every engineer, with or without a college degree, must pass the Engineer-In-Training (EIT) examination as the first step toward licensure in the state. To be eligible to take a PE exam, a participant must have four (4) years of work in an engineering-related area. 


  • Introduction/Units
  • Mathematics
  • Statics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Dynamics
  • Thermodynamics/Heat Transfer
  • Materials Science/Chemistry
  • Electrical Circuits
  • Computers
  • Engineering Ethics and Economics
  • Practice Exam/Wrap-up

The next course will be offered in fall semester 2014. 

For information, please contact the Office of Continuing Education, 724-773-3700.