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Students Goal
  • To acquire the knowledge, skills, and course credits for most of the first two years toward a baccalaureate degree in engineering. The remaining course work can be completed at one of the state universities in Arizona or out-of-state.
  • To upgrade skills or to prepare for transfer on a full-time or part-time basis.
Acquired Skills
  • Gain effective verbal and written communications skills that enable the student to work in a team environment.
  • Gain computer applications skills
  • Gain science and mathematics skills. Engineering is the application of these skills to the solution of practical problems.
  • Gain teaming skills required in today's engineering work environment.
  • Gain introductory engineering design experience.
Career Services
Our job is to ensure that every student who completes this program and transfers to a university as a junior the engineering student is better prepared than his or her new peers who started as freshmen at that university.
Career Challenges for Engineers
Engineers work in leadership roles to provide practical solutions to many problems facing society. Examples of career challenges include:
  • Increased demand of high quality and safety in products.
  • International competition requiring rapid advancement of technology and lower costs.
  • Disposal of waste without polluting the environment.
  • Safe disposal and/or recycling of worn-out or obsolete products.
  • Conservation of dwindling natural resources .
It is recommended that students meet with a CGCC advisor to ensure that the appropriate courses for transfer are met.
University Transfer

Students pursuing a degree in Engineering can take up to 64 transferred credits to any of the 3 major Universities in Arizona.

It is recommended that students meet with a CGCC advisor to ensure that the appropriate courses for transfer are met.

AZ Transfer is a state resource with up-to-date lists of courses transferable between the state schools.

Arizona Course Transfer Applicability System

Arizona State University

Arizona Course Transfer Applicability System - ASU


Northern Arizona University

Arizona Course Transfer Applicability System - NAU



Arizona Course Transfer Applicability System - U of A



University Partner
Arizona State University
ASU offers a personalized experience to immerse yourself in your studies and engage with community partners that provide internships, research, and clinical practice. ASU is a Maricopa Community Colleges University Partner and accepts Maricopa Transferable Credits as well as Degrees.


University of Arizona
The University of Arizona Offers the Bridge Program is a partnership between the Maricopa Community Colleges and the University of Arizona (UA) designed to help you earn degrees.
U A is a Maricopa Community Colleges University Partner and accepts Maricopa Transferable Credits as well as Degrees.


Embry-Riddle Aviation
Embry-Riddle is the world's educational leader in aviation, aerospace, security and related industries.  Embry-Riddle is a Maricopa Community Colleges University Partner and accepts Maricopa Transferable Credits as well as Degrees.
Aerospace Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Systems Engineering
Construction Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Engineering Management
Industrial Engineering
Materials Science Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
BSE Degrees at ASU Polytechnic
AAS Engineering Technology
Automotive Systems
Electrical Systems
Mechanical Systems
Software Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Garmin.pngSoftware Engineer Intern (Chandler, AZ) - Summer 2019-18000UT


Great ideas sometimes come from singular inspiration, but more often they’re a result of collaborative effort. Inside Garmin, we like to foster an environment of participation and engagement. We support professional development, offer well-designed career paths and adhere to a policy that prioritizes promoting from within the company to maximize the opportunities for our associates. We are also committed to being a good corporate citizen and providing opportunities for associates to contribute toward a healthy, sustainable world.
Forget “special projects” for newbies, our software engineering interns work side-by-side with a mentor, making hands-on contributions to the world’s top-selling GPS navigation and wireless communication products. Our interns learn to develop software in C, C++, Assembly or other selected languages. They also test software, perform software releases, quality assurance activities and performance maintenance activities…all on actual Garmin products. Come on, what are you waiting for? Put your brain to work at Garmin.
We are looking for a full time Software Engineer Intern at our Chandler, AZ location.  In this role, you'll also be responsible for performing new product design and development and troubleshooting basic issue reports, evaluating technical cause and implementing software solutions. Other essential functions include:
  • Identifies and resolves defects of basic scope using proper engineering tools and techniques such as debuggers, emulators, simulators, and logic analyzers
  • Communicates status of work clearly providing visibility to supervisor or mentor
  • May be responsible for planning own technical work
  • Applies design standards and procedures to implement basic designs
  • Learns how to use and apply engineering tools as needed for this role
  • Thoroughly documents work in an organized manner
  • Works collaboratively and professionally in a team environment  with other Garmin associates to achieve goals


Qualified candidates for this role will have completed coursework in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a field relevant to perform the essential functions of this job description with a minimum cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0. Other requirements include:
  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must possess relevant experience and/or training in a high level language such as C, C++, C# or Java relevant to Garmin’s business needs
  • Must possess relevant experience and/or training in data structures or object oriented design methodology relevant to Garmin’s business need
A cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.5 and previous experience working in a team environment is highly preferred!
As part of our ongoing commitment to helping associates maintain a healthy balance between work and life, we sponsor company-wide and individual wellness initiatives, as well as world-class sporting events—and even some of the participating athletes. In each of the communities in which we do business, Garmin has a strong philanthropic and civic presence. Our associates benefit from these connections in many ways, including through discounts on products and services, opportunities to attend sponsored events, and even help with work-life initiatives, such as pilot certification and adoption assistance.



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