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Fuel Cell Technology Major

Associate Degree Course Sequence

SSC101  Student Success Seminar
MET229  Introduction to Alternative and Renewable Energy / Fuel Cells
CHM141  General Chemistry I (lab)
MTH135  Precalculus
ENG124  College Composition
DET125  Basic AutoCAD
MET124  Statics and Strength of Materials
MET230  Analysis and Applications of Types of Fuel Cells
CSE122  Programming Logic and Problem Solving
PHY121  College Physics I with Algebra (lab)
MET222  Fluid Power
MET231  Fuel Cell Systems
DET230  Advanced AutoCAD
EST230  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 63

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