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
  • HOSP 3623 - Introduction to Meetings and Events Management
  • HOSP 3673 - Event Safety and Venue Management
  • HOSP 4613 - Festival Management and Analysis

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.