Associates Degrees

E&T AS Degree Majors and Requirements

The Engineering and Technology Department offers Associates Degrees in four different majors. The links below lead to catalog descriptions and details for each major. Please contact the appropriate department advisors in E&T Advising for additional information.

NOTE: Please review the helpful advice below!

General AS Degree Graduation Requirements

In addition to the Major related courses specific to each of the AS Degrees shown above, you must complete the A-H requirements. See a counselor or the department advisors.

If you are working towards transfer, you are likley completing most of your A-H requirements and will likely only need two or three additional courses. See the transfer center counselor as you plan your transfer and AS degrees.

More details on Associate Degree Graduation Requirements are found in the CCSF Catalog.  

Helpful Advice and Important Notes:

Our courses and technology options are constantly changing with the needs of industry. The department encourages students to talk with their instructors and / or the department advisors for details and clarifications for their options as they persue AS degrees, 4-yr transfer, and other career goals.

Common Questions

The following is meant to be helpful information. All substitutions must be approved by the Department Chair in writing. Before assuming anything, you must contact the Department Chair for approval of any substitutions.

 

Common questions regarding AS coursework include:

  • Question: SPCH 12 doesn't seem to be offered? What should I do?
    • SPCH 12 seems to be offered on a sporadic basis. The department usually considers the following courses as substitutes in order of preference:
      • SPCH 4. Group Communication (3)
      • SPCH 11. Basic Public Speaking (3)
      • SPCH 20. Interprsonal Communication (3)
  • Question: BTEC221 is not offered?!? What should I do?
    • Answer: For various reason, BTEC 221 is no longer being offered. For the EET AS, The 2 units of BTEC 221 are now treated as technical elective. This makes the total technical elective count = 6.
  • Question: Can I take more advanced Physics courses? For example, I want to take Physics 4 series, but the AS for MET and EET require Physics 2 series.
    • Answer: Yes! In almost all cases, a more advanced physics course covering the same area of physics can be substituted for Physics 2 series. This is ideal if you are on the transfer path but would also like to earn an AS Degree.
  • Question: Can I take more advanced Math courses? For example, MATH 110A in place of MATH 100A? Or Math 130 in place of MATH 125?
    • Answer: Yes! In almost all cases, a more advanced math course covering the same area of math can be substitute for Math 100A. This is ideal if you are on the transfer path but would also like to earn an AS Degree.
  • Question: What can I take for technical elective?
    • Answer: You should speak directly with the department chair or a program advisor regarding technical elective selection. We want your tecnical electives to be valuable to your career while also matching your interests.

All substititions must be approved

All substitutions must be approved by the Department Chair in writing. Before assuming anything, you must contact the Department Chair for approval of any substitutions.