Quote Originally Posted by retirede View Post
IMO, it is only relevant to speak of series or parallel when a circuit has more than one load. It is not useful to apply one of those terms to a circuit with a single load.
Unless, of course, the resistance of the conductors is nontrivial to the circuit and you model it as three resistors in series. This could be the case for very long and/or thin conductors and/or very low resistance loads.