Associate of Science in Agricultural Technology - Not for Transfer (AS)

Division: Agriculture

This degree prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of Agriculture Technology through the study of agriculture equipment maintenance and repair, basic equipment construction and fabrication, including layout, finish and welding of metal agriculture structures. Students will acquire skills in uses of tools and equipment necessary for modern farming operations.

Program Outcomes

  • List, explain, and demonstrate safety practices at all times.
  • Explain and demonstrate basic equipment operation and maintenance for both small and large agriculture equipment.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be prepared for careers or employment in the following fields: general agriculture, sales and service of agriculture equipment, equipment manufacturing, ag mechanics and welding.


This degree is not designed for transfer; however, the courses included in this degree may be transferable and apply to other degrees designed for transfer.

General Education and Subject Requirements (25 Units)25
College of the Sequoias' Associate Degree General Education (COS-GE) *
Required Major Courses (18 Units)18
Agriculture Welding
Ag Project Construction
Outdoor Power Equipment Applic
Metal Sculpture *
Shielded Metal Arc Welding
Agriculture Wrk Exp-1st Sem
Restricted Electives (6 Units)6
Select six units from the following courses:
AG Leadership
Farm Equipment Construction
Welding Power Sources/Applicat
AG Business Computer Apps
Electives (14 Units)14
Select additional degree applicable courses numbered 1-299 to achieve 60 units.

Course meets General Education requirements and 3 units may double count above in COS-GE. 

The Associate Degree requirements include completion of the:

  1. Required major courses and restricted elective courses with a "C" or better grade in each course (required and restricted elective courses may be substituted with the approval of the Division Chair),
  2. General Education requirements,
  3. Subject requirements including PE, Health & Wellness, and American Institutions, and
  4. A minimum of 60 units of degree applicable courses numbered 1-299, at least 12 of which must be taken in residence at College of the Sequoias, with a "C" (2.0) average (see Associate Degree Requirements for additional details).