2015-16 Catalogs

Minor in Event Management

The minor in Event Management is designed for students in all majors and provides an opportunity to focus on the development of knowledge and skills in the event management field. Courses emphasize management in a wide variety of venues.

The required courses for the minor are:

Three required credit hours:

BUS 316 Sport Event Management or
     TAH 311 Event Planning and Management

Select twelve credit hours from:

BUS 311 Sport Marketing
BUS 313 Sport Facility Management
BUS 316 Sport Event Management (if not taken above)
BUS 317 Sport Sponsorship and Sales
BUS 378 Sport Management Practicum
TAH 221 Tourism and Hospitality Management
TAH 311 Event Planning and Management  (if not taken above)
TAH 321 Lodging Operations and Systems


The minor in event management (15 credits) is available to students in all majors except Sport Management majors. Students who wish to pursue the minor must complete a declaration form available at the School of Business. The requirements for admission to the minor are completion of at least 12 credits at USM and a grade point average of 2.33 or higher. A student may transfer into the minor up to six credit hours of acceptable courses. To complete the minor, students must have a grade point average of at least 2.33 in the minor courses. Minimum grades may be required as prerequisite to minor courses. Check course description for details.

There is no particular sequencing of courses as long as course prerequisites are satisfied.  Waiver of prerequisites may be done on a case-by-case basis.