The event planning management certificate prepares you for employment in the hospitality industry through the study of economics, law, management, merchandising and more. Career paths may include event planning in hotels, resorts, convention centers, cruise ships and other hospitality areas.
Graduates are eligible to take the Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP) certification exam.
This certificate applies to hospitality and tourism management AS degree.
This curriculum is from the current college catalog and is meant to provide prospective students an example of courses taken in this degree/certificate. It is not intended to be used for graduation requirements. Students should consult an advisor for graduation information.
CCC.HFT.EVNT (24 Credit Hours)
This program prepares students for immediate employment in the hospitality industry with employable skills in the events planning area of hotels, resorts, convention centers, cruise ships, and other hospitality-related areas. This technical certificate can help prepare students for the CSEP (Certified Special Events Professional) certification exam.
Program Required Courses
YEAR I – First Semester
†FSS 2100 Menu Development and Marketing - 3 cr.
†HFT 1000 Introduction to Hospitality Industry Management - 3 cr.
†HFT 2210 Supervisory Development - 3 cr.
†HFT 2600 Hospitality Industry Law - 3 cr.
†HFT 2750 Meeting, Convention and Exposition Industry - 3 cr.
YEAR I – Second Semester
†ECO 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics or †ECO 2023, Principles of Microeconomics - 3 cr.
†HFT 1790 The Event Industry - 3 cr.
†HFT 2840 Maître D’ and Dining Room Service - 3 cr.
†Courses symbolized with a dagger (†) are offered online in addition to the traditional delivery methods. Online availability may vary by academic term.
NOTE: Coursework may be applied to the two-year AS degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management.