Minor Degree

Event Planning

Event planning is one of the fastest growing occupations and continues to grow. The event planning minor will offer students an in-depth knowledge of the specialized field of event planning. The integrated minor will cover topics such as communications, IT, finance, leadership, marketing, public relations, and recreation.  

Students will acquire an understanding of the role and purpose of event planners within various venues and multiple discipline’s and learn the techniques and strategies required to successfully plan various events.

Career Opportunities

Meeting planners have found jobs in the following areas:


A minor consists of a minimum of 18 credits in a particular discipline and requires one 1000-level course and two 3000- and/or 4000-level courses. The remainder may be chosen from current discipline course offerings at any level and are determined by the student and academic advisor.


3000-level Electives - Choose any two courses from the list below (one must be from a 3000-4000 level):