Program: General Business Management
Award: Associate of Applied Science


This program is designed to equip students with a basic foundation in management skills for a general manager position, with an emphasis on supervision, accounting, economics, law and communication.   

What will I learn?

Students successfully completing this program will know how to…

  • Demonstrate oral and written presentation skills
  • Apply leadership, ethical standards and team building skills
  • Design a comprehensive business plan
  • Demonstrate ability to use technology to analyze and solve business problems
  • Use basic computation skills
  • Develop understanding of the impact of globalization on business/managerial decisions

How long will I need to be in college?

A college-ready student attending Camp full-time can complete this associate degree in two years. 

What is the job outlook for General Business Management careers?

As of the second quarter of 2023, total employment in the Hampton Roads Workforce Region for General & Operations Managers was 16,329. There is projected annual demand/need for 1,352 new entrants into this occupation (Source:  Jobs EQ Occupation General and Operations Manager, January 2024).  

How much will I earn in this career?

Below are the 2023 wages for careers, within the Hampton Roads Workforce Region, that are related to this field.


Entry Level



General & Operations Managers




 (Source:  Jobs EQ Occupation Report Wages, January 2024)

Want to know more?  Check out the program map and program requirements in the College Catalog.