Career Studies Certificate in General Business Career Studies Certificate
Paul D. Camp Community College
This program is designed to prepare students for jobs in business and to upgrade skills for students already employed in business.
Graduates of this program will be able to:
- Demonstrate oral and written presentation skills unique in the business community.
- Apply leadership, ethical standards, and team building skills.
- Demonstrate the ability to use technology in analyzing and solving business problems.
- Use basic computation skills to analyze and solve business problems.
Program Requirement Notes
In addition to the General Admission requirements of the College, entry into the Management curriculum requires proficiency in basic arithmetic and English. Students who not proficient in both these subjects will be required to correct and strengthen their deficiencies in any/all developmental courses before they are permitted to enroll in any Management program courses (BUS & MKT).
Program Credit Requirements
If you wish to see how your credits may apply, you can:
- Contact the institution where a staff member can help you map your credits to the requirements for this program.
- View the program requirements listed in the institution's catalog.
Key Program Guidance
|Transfer Guidance Element||What You Need to Know|
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|What is The Impact of Work I Have Already Completed?|
|Associate Transfer Degree Completion|
|Dual Enrollment - Completion of Associate Degree Concurrent with HS|
|Credit for Prior Learning||
Camp follows the VCCS Waiver of Requirements policy when determining whether any course or program requirements can be waived when previous educational studies, training programs, or work experience may entitle students to an adjustment in required courses in a particular curriculum.
Students who believe that previous educational studies, training programs, or work experience may entitle them to an adjustment in the required courses in a particular curriculum should contact the Dean or their Program Advisor to determine procedures before registering for classes.
|Is This Degree Right For Me?|
|Is This College Right For Me?||Camp enrolls over 1000 curricular students, with an average class size of 11 students, a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.|
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|Applying for Guaranteed Admissions||Most degree and certificate programs are open to all students. Some programs in nursing and allied health have competitive entry and require a separate application.|
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|Number of Transfer Students||180|
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Careers Where This Degree Applies
|13-1199.04||Business Continuity Planners||Develop, maintain, or implement business continuity and disaster recovery strategies and solutions, including risk assessments, business impact analyses, strategy selection, and documentation of business continuity and disaster recovery procedures. Plan, conduct, and debrief regular mock-disaster exercises to test the adequacy of existing plans and strategies, updating procedures and plans regularly. Act as a coordinator for continuity efforts after a disruption event.||Business and Financial Operations Occupations|
|13-1199.00||Business Operations Specialists, All Other||All business operations specialists not listed separately.||Business and Financial Operations Occupations|
|13-1199.06||Online Merchants||Conduct retail activities of businesses operating exclusively online. May perform duties such as preparing business strategies, buying merchandise, managing inventory, implementing marketing activities, fulfilling and shipping online orders, and balancing financial records.||Business and Financial Operations Occupations|
|13-1199.07||Security Management Specialists||Conduct security assessments for organizations, and design security systems and processes. May specialize in areas such as physical security or the safety of employees and facilities.||Business and Financial Operations Occupations|
|13-1199.05||Sustainability Specialists||Address organizational sustainability issues, such as waste stream management, green building practices, and green procurement plans.||Business and Financial Operations Occupations|
|11-3012.00||Administrative Services Managers||Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, and other office support services.||Management Occupations|
|13-2022.00||Appraisers of Personal and Business Property||Appraise and estimate the fair value of tangible personal or business property, such as jewelry, art, antiques, collectibles, and equipment. May also appraise land.||Business and Financial Operations Occupations|
|11-3051.03||Biofuels Production Managers||Manage biofuels production and plant operations. Collect and process information on plant production and performance, diagnose problems, and design corrective procedures.||Management Occupations|
|11-3051.04||Biomass Power Plant Managers||Manage operations at biomass power generation facilities. Direct work activities at plant, including supervision of operations and maintenance staff.||Management Occupations|
|11-9199.11||Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists and Site Managers||Plan and direct cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated properties for reuse. Does not include properties sufficiently contaminated to qualify as Superfund sites.||Management Occupations|
|25-1011.00||Business Teachers, Postsecondary||Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.||Educational Instruction and Library Occupations|
|11-1011.00||Chief Executives||Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.||Management Occupations|
|11-1011.03||Chief Sustainability Officers||Communicate and coordinate with management, shareholders, customers, and employees to address sustainability issues. Enact or oversee a corporate sustainability strategy.||Management Occupations|
|11-9199.02||Compliance Managers||Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization to ensure compliance with ethical or regulatory standards.||Management Occupations|
|11-9021.00||Construction Managers||Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.||Management Occupations|
|13-1051.00||Cost Estimators||Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.||Business and Financial Operations Occupations|
|11-9072.00||Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling||Plan, direct, or coordinate entertainment and recreational activities and operations of a recreational facility, including cruise ships and parks.||Management Occupations|
|11-3013.00||Facilities Managers||Plan, direct, or coordinate operations and functionalities of facilities and buildings. May include surrounding grounds or multiple facilities of an organization's campus.||Management Occupations|
|11-9179.01||Fitness and Wellness Coordinators||Manage or coordinate fitness and wellness programs and services. Manage and train staff of wellness specialists, health educators, or fitness instructors.||Management Occupations|
|11-1021.00||General and Operations Managers||Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations, overseeing multiple departments or locations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services. Usually manage through subordinate supervisors. Excludes First-Line Supervisors.||Management Occupations|
|11-3051.02||Geothermal Production Managers||Manage operations at geothermal power generation facilities. Maintain and monitor geothermal plant equipment for efficient and safe plant operations.||Management Occupations|
|11-3051.06||Hydroelectric Production Managers||Manage operations at hydroelectric power generation facilities. Maintain and monitor hydroelectric plant equipment for efficient and safe plant operations.||Management Occupations|
|11-3051.00||Industrial Production Managers||Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.||Management Occupations|
|11-9199.08||Loss Prevention Managers||Plan and direct policies, procedures, or systems to prevent the loss of assets. Determine risk exposure or potential liability, and develop risk control measures.||Management Occupations|
|13-1111.00||Management Analysts||Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.||Business and Financial Operations Occupations|
|11-9199.00||Managers, All Other||All managers not listed separately.||Management Occupations|
|11-9179.00||Personal Service Managers, All Other||All personal service managers not listed separately.||Management Occupations|
|13-1082.00||Project Management Specialists||Analyze and coordinate the schedule, timeline, procurement, staffing, and budget of a product or service on a per project basis. Lead and guide the work of technical staff. May serve as a point of contact for the client or customer.||Business and Financial Operations Occupations|
|11-3051.01||Quality Control Systems Managers||Plan, direct, or coordinate quality assurance programs. Formulate quality control policies and control quality of laboratory and production efforts.||Management Occupations|
|11-9199.01||Regulatory Affairs Managers||Plan, direct, or coordinate production activities of an organization to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures.||Management Occupations|
|11-2022.00||Sales Managers||Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.||Management Occupations|
|11-3013.01||Security Managers||Direct an organization's security functions, including physical security and safety of employees and facilities.||Management Occupations|
|11-9151.00||Social and Community Service Managers||Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.||Management Occupations|
|11-9179.02||Spa Managers||Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of a spa facility. Coordinate programs, schedule and direct staff, and oversee financial activities.||Management Occupations|
|11-3071.04||Supply Chain Managers||Direct or coordinate production, purchasing, warehousing, distribution, or financial forecasting services or activities to limit costs and improve accuracy, customer service, or safety. Examine existing procedures or opportunities for streamlining activities to meet product distribution needs. Direct the movement, storage, or processing of inventory.||Management Occupations|
|11-3071.00||Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.||Management Occupations|
|11-9199.10||Wind Energy Development Managers||Lead or manage the development and evaluation of potential wind energy business opportunities, including environmental studies, permitting, and proposals. May also manage construction of projects.||Management Occupations|
|11-9199.09||Wind Energy Operations Managers||Manage wind field operations, including personnel, maintenance activities, financial activities, and planning.||Management Occupations|