Associate of Science in Electrical Technology (AS)

Division: Industry & Technology

This degree prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of Electrical Technology through the study of circuits, controls, and wiring methods. Students will acquire skills in motor controls, blueprint design and creation, circuitry, installations and application, and basic safety skills.

Program Outcomes

  • Students will be able to install and understand the uses of electrical equipment.  They will be able to install an electrical panel, switch gear, and transformers to power up a given scenario.  
  • Wiring methods and procedures.  Students will learn the art of conduit bending, and installing conductors.
  • Perform motor controls exercises that have our students being able to install, disconnect and diagnose typical motors used in industry settings.
  • Produce One line drawings that illustrate the installation of a wiring installation using AutoCAD.  
  • Learn Programmable Logic control and how it is used in industry to improve production and energy consumption.  

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be prepared for careers or employment in the following fields:  residential, commercial, and industrial electrical. 


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.

Program Requirements 

College of the Sequoias' Associate Degree General Education (COS-GE)
ET 200Introduction to Electrician Training4
ET 201Electrician Training 14
ET 202Electrician Training 24
ET 203Electrician Training 34
ET 204Electrician Training 44
ET 205Electrician Training 54
ET 206Electrician Training 64
Select one from the following courses:
BUS 181Intro to Entrepreneurship3
ET 207Electrician Training 74
ITEC 270Programmable Logic Controllers for Technicians2
Select additional degree applicable courses numbered 1-299 to achieve 60 units.

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).