School of Business and Technology

Would you like to improve your leadership skills and gain the confidence to be a supervisor in a business environment? Angelina College is currently registering students for the Business and Supervision associate degree and Level 1 certificate. These credentials prepare students for in-demand jobs as supervisors in retail and manufacturing. In East Texas, the median annual salary for supervisors in retail is more than $37,000* and exceeds $60,000** for supervisors of production and operating workers. 

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Business and Supervision Level 1 Certificate

The Business and Supervision Level 1 certificate is part of the Business and Supervision program at Angelina College. 

  • Prerequisites to enter the program as a Level 1 certificate major include a high school diploma or GED. Entrance testing is not required.
  • Students who do not have a high school diploma or GED may co-enroll as Level 1 certificate students and GED students through Adult Education and Literacy at Angelina College (936-633-4525).
  • Students who have a high school diploma or GED may also enter the program as associate degree (AAS) students. TSI entrance scores are required.

Employers: Are you sponsoring an employee for training? Complete this form (link) to receive registration and general updates related to Business and Supervision at AC.

Employer relations contact: Fanny Luna; fluna@angelina.edu; 936-633-5321

See our FERPA POLICY for information regarding the confidentiality of student records. 

Do you have questions about the Business and Supervision program? Contact Jorge Valdes at jvaldes@angelina.edu; 936-633-5289. 

Once you have registered for classes, sign up for a cohort meeting (optional) on campus by clicking on the links below. At this meeting, you will meet instructors, network with employers, learn tips for the successful, and timely completion of your certificate

Session 1

August 8, 2022
9 am – 11 am

Session 2

September 28, 2022
9 am – 11 am

Session 3

February 15, 2023
9 am – 11 am

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Meet Some of Our Instructors

Dr. Esther Campbell

Ph.D., Higher Education Administration: Educational Leadership, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA (2021)
M.B.A., Strategic Leadership, Amberton University, Garland, TX (2011)
B.S., Fashion Merchandising, General Business, Nacogdoches, TX (2007)

Esther Campbell has held office and retail management positions for the last 15 years. She has been with Angelina College since 2018 and currently serves as the Senior Director of Workforce & Continuing Education. Additionally, she serves as an adjunct faculty member teaching Continuing Education, Business, Human Resources, Management, and Marketing courses for Angelina College, since 2020, and Dallas College, since 2015. Research interests include: academic persistence of nontraditional students, student retention, the socio-cultural factors that affect achievement for nontraditional students, and collaborative models across sectors to improve nontraditional student success.

She holds a Bachelor of Science from Stephen F. Austin State University, a Master of Business Administration from Amberton University, and a Doctorate of Philosophy from Liberty University. Her awards include Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) Trend Board Competition Winner; The Bestseller award for promoting interns for Barnes & Noble College; and the Ignite award for Barnes & Noble College. She has earned credentials from the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) for Promoting Active Learning Online, and the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) for Best Practices for Teaching Online. 

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Fall 2022

F = full 16-week session (8/22/22 – 12/8/22); F1 = first 8-week session (8/22/22-10/13/22); F2 = second 8-week session (10/17/22-12/8/22)



Credit Hours

BUSI 1301

Business Principles

F, F1, or F2


HRPO 2301

Human Resource Management



BCIS 1305

Business Computer Applications

F1 or F2


BMGT 1327

Principles of Management




Total Hours



Spring 2023

S = full 16-week session (1/17/23 – 5/11/23); S1 = first 8-week session (1/17/23-3/9/23); S2 = second 8-week session (3/20/23-5/11/23)



Credit Hours

BUSG 1380

Cooperative Education I, Business



MRKG 1311

Principles of Marketing



BMGT 1301




BUSG 2309


Small Business Management




Problem Solving and Decision Making




Total Hours



*National Center for O*NET Development. Local Wages: 41-1011.00 – First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers. O*NET OnLine. Retrieved June 15, 2022, from https://www.onetonline.org/link/localwages/41-1011.00?zip=75904

**National Center for O*NET Development. Local Wages: 51-1011.00 – First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers. O*NET OnLine. Retrieved June 15, 2022, from https://www.onetonline.org/link/localwages/51-1011.00?zip=75904