Minor in Event Management

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For students in the online BA in Interdisciplinary Studies degree program or U of A degree-seeking students:

In order to add this minor, students must consult their advisers for their academic majors.

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School of Human Environmental Sciences

Gain expertise for careers in event planning and management. Explore the basics of hospitality management, and learn about negotiation, event planning, programming, promotion, budgeting and legal issues.


You Will Learn

  • The significance of meetings and events within the hospitality industry.
  • The importance of understanding a client’s or organization’s goals and objectives for the meeting and event.
  • Strategies for producing a memorable event experience within budgetary constraints.
  • How to communicate effectively with internal and external constituents to develop proactive relationships when facilitating a successful meeting or event.


Required Courses

  • HOSP 1603 - Introduction to Hospitality Management
  • HOSP 2603 - Purchasing and Cost Control
    (Prerequisites: Must be a HESC, HNAD, FNAH, HOSP or IDST with EVMG track major or a EVMG-M student)
  • HOSP 3623 - Introduction to Meetings and Events Management
    (Prerequisites: HOSP 1603 and HOSP 2603 or be an Event Management Minor student or IDST major with EVMG track.)
  • HOSP 3673 - Event Safety and Venue Management
    (Prerequisites: HOSP 1603, HOSP 2603, HOSP 3623 or be an Event Management Minor student or IDST major with EVMG track.)
  • HOSP 4613 - Festival Management and Analysis
    (Prerequisites: HOSP 1603, HOSP 2603 and HOSP 3623)