Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management; Concentration in Meetings and Events

The hospitality management program offers concentrations in four areas: gaming management, meetings and events, restaurant management, and PGA golf management. Declaration for a concentration can be made anytime after acceptance into the hospitality management program. For more information about the courses required to obtain a degree in this concentration view the concentration flyer.

The meetings and events management concentration encompasses meetings, conventions, trade shows, and special events. It is a specialized curriculum that includes information on everything from site selection and marketing to budgets and logistics. The meetings and events industry is an exciting, fast-paced field that allows and encourages creativity and innovation. Most classes are available online as well as in the classroom.

Learning Objectives

  1. Develop an understanding of the significance of meetings and events within the hospitality industry.
  2. Understand the client or organization's goals and objectives for the meeting and event.
  3. Produce a memorable event experience within budgetary constraints.
  4. Communicate effectively with internal and external constituents to develop proactive relationships when facilitating a successful meeting or event.