Academic Catalog

Live Event Design and Management Minor

Dennis Charsky, Associate Professor, CMD Program Director, and Minor Coordinator

This minor provides students with an initial understanding of the way events affect society, politics, community, economics, and culture.  The students move into learning the conceptual foundations and practices of event management and design that prepares them to pursue opportunities in the live event industry.  Students take a core set of courses in event design and management and a selection of electives from various disciplines.

Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 in order to apply to the minor, but that does not guarantee acceptance. 

The Live Event Design and Management minor is housed within the Department of Strategic Communication in the Roy H. Park School of Communications.  The Program Director for Communication Management and Design major coordinates the minor.

Requirements

STCM 13300Live Events: Spectacles, Festivals, Celebrations, and Society3
STCM 23000Meeting and Event Management3
STCM 33300Applied Event Management3
STCM 49300Internship: Live Event Design and Management1-6
Elective Courses: In consultation with an academic adviser for the minor and/or the CMD Program Director, each student will complete 12 elective credits designed to meet the student's unique educational goals within the minor. 112
MGMT 1XXXX - 4XXXX
MKTG 1XXXX - 4XXXX
MUMC 1XXXX - 4XXXX
SPME 1XXXX - 4XXXX
STCM 1XXXX - 4XXXX
TVR 1XXXX - 4XXXX
THEA 1XXXX - 4XXXX
At least 12 of the total 24 credits within the minor must be at the 3XXXX level or greater. Only 3 credits of Internship can count for the minor. At most, 9 credits can count for this minor and for a student's major.
Total Credits24