Department of Parks, Recreation & Hospitality Administration

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.

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.