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Fuel Cell Technology Major

Associate Degree Course Sequence

SSC101  Student Success Seminar
MET229  Introduction to Alternative Energy and Fuel Cells
CHM141  General Chemistry I
MTH135  Pre-Calculus
ENG124  College Composition
DET125  Basic AutoCAD
MET124  Statics & Strength of Materials
MET230  Analysis and Applications of Types of Fuel Cells
CSE122  Programming Logic & Problem Solving
PHY121  College Physics I with Algebra
COM123  Small Group Communication
MET222  Fluid Power
MET231  Fuel Cell Systems
DET230  Advanced AutoCAD (Inventor)
MTH221  Concepts of Calc. or MTH223 Analytical Geo – Calc. I
EST130  Electrical Circuits and Devices
MET227  Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
MET232  Fuel Cell Project
ENG221  Technical Report Writing
MET225  Manufacturing Processes or AIT122 Machine Tools
Arts & Humanities Elective

TOTAL CREDITS 69-70

The mechanical engineering technology program is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (TAC of ABET); www.abet.org

You’ll incorporate mechanical, electrical and chemical technologies in applying scientific and engineering principles while focusing on sustainable alternative energy sources with an emphasis on fuel cell technology and the systems required to support it.

In the classroom, lab and field you’ll be introduced to the fundamentals of sustainable alternative energy sources, fuel cell technology and the balance of plant systems to operate sustainable alternative energy systems. You’ll get familiar with the principles of engineering technology across a broad spectrum of disciplines, including mechanical, electrical and electro-chemical engineering technologies.

DEGREE EARNED
Associate of applied science in mechanical engineering technology

CERTIFICATE OPTIONS
Career Enhancement Certificates in
Fuel Cell Technology One-Year Certificate
Fuel Cell Career Enhancement Certificate,
which is stackable to Fuel Cell Technology One-Year Certificate or MET-Fuel Cell Technology Major degree

PREPARE FOR A CAREER 
as a technician in mechanical engineering technology and sustainable alternative energy labs and design offices, in mechanical and energy estimating, with public agencies or in technical sales, among other options

POTENTIAL EMPLOYERS INCLUDE: 
• LG Fuel Cell Systems, Inc.
• Lockheed Martin
• Contained Energy
• Technology Management, Inc.
• Nextech Materials, Ltd
• Catacel Corp.
• Plug-Power
• or more than 900 other companies in the Ohio fuel cell supply chain database

PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIPS 
Engineering Memorial Scholarship
Choose Ohio First Scholarship

JOIN STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS 
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Canton Joint Engineering Council

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT 
Dr. Frank Fuller
Department Chair, Engineering Technologies
330-494-6170, Ext. 4636
ffuller@starkstate.edu