Hospitality Administration Program
Event Management Emphasis
The Event Management Emphasis prepares students for careers in tourism, convention and visitors bureaus and sport and event management. This emphasis will provide a background in commercial recreation, recreational sport and event management in Arkansas’ second leading industry and the world’s largest industry. Tourism and Event Management is a collection of industries under the larger umbrella of hospitality management.
The matrix below is a sample plan for all coursework required for this program.
Fall Spring Fine Arts & Humanities1 3 Fine Arts & Humanities1 3 U.S. History/Government1 3 PE 2513 First Aid 3 HA/CUL 2063 Guest Service Management 3 HA/RP 3113 Human Resources Management 3 HA 3173 Hospitality Managerial Accounting 3 HA 3183 Catering and Event Management 3 HA 4073 Hospitality Financial Analysis 3 Total Hours 12 Total Hours 15
Fall Spring BUAD 3023 Business Communications 3 HA/RP 4001 Internship Preparation 1 MGMT 3003 Management and Organizational Behavior 3 HA 4023 Hospitality Facilities Management and Design 3 HA 3013 Hospitality Marketing and Sales 3 HA 4033 Legal Aspects of Hospitality Administration 3 HA 3163 Hospitality Technology 3 HA 4053 Meetings and Conventions Management 3 HA 4063 Beverage Management 3 HA 4203 Hospitality Strategic Management 3 Total Hours 15 Total Hours 13 Senior 9th Semester Fall HA 4114 Internship3 4 HA Electives2 2 Total Hours 6
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2See Departmental Advisor.
3Internship must be completed in last semester after all coursework has been completed.