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