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General Business Overview

The associate degree in general business is designed to give you the knowledge and skills needed for success in an entry-level business position. Plus, Woods Core requirements — rooted in the liberal arts tradition — will help you become adaptive to the changing needs of the organization as well as to understand the environment in which the organization operates.

General Business Career Paths

Earning an associate degree can make a difference in your life. The general business degree will prepare you for entry-level positions in variety of roles, industries, and areas including accounting, human resources, finance and advertising.

Possible jobs include:

  • Entrepreneur
  • Small business consultant
  • Customer service supervisor
  • Human resources clerk
  • Accounting assistant
  • Assistant manager

This is also the first step toward earning a bachelor’s degree and pursuing management-level positions. The required business courses apply to baccalaureate-level business courses at the College.