The global growth of events and entertainment presents a unique career opportunity for those with a passion for planning and organizing events such as conferences, concerts, fairs, festivals, social events, trade shows, exhibits, online events, and special events.
The Bachelor of Science in Event and Entertainment Management teaches students the foundation for seamless event planning—including concept development, event location and facilities management, event marketing, risk and crisis planning, logistics and post-event analysis. Students are encouraged to find internships that focus on the development of these skills so that they are fully prepared to seamlessly adjust to working full-time in the events industry immediately upon graduation.View the full course listings.
Students in the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) are highly encouraged to acquire additional skills in specific aspects of the industry of focus. Core STHM classes (i.e. Foundations of Leisure) provide students with the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary for a successful career in event and entertainment management.
Development of these specific competencies, combined with internships and industry-related hours provides students with very marketable skills and the knowledge and experience that will set them apart from the competition.
Students in the Bachelor of Science in Event and Entertainment Management at STHM are required to complete twelve credits of major electives.
Students can declare their concentration online or by speaking with their academic advisor.
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This concentration consists of electives based in tourism and hospitality and is designed for students that are interested in planning meetings, conferences, weddings and/or social events. Students in this concentration take four of the following courses:
This concentration consists of electives within the School of Theater, Film and Media Arts and is designed for students interested in live entertainment planning such as theater, concerts and shows.
Students in this concentration take four of the following courses: