Professional Event Management - Certificate
The Professional Event Management Certificate (PEMC), offered by the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences, is designed to provide students with an understanding of and the ability to plan, implement, and evaluate festivals, fairs and special events in a variety of governmental, not-for-profit and commercial settings. This certificate is open to all majors.
This program is also approved for delivery via asynchronous distance education technology.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|RPTS 311||Planning and Implementation of Events and Programs||3|
|RPTS 320||Event Management and Operations I||3|
|RPTS 321||Event Management and Operations II||3|
|RPTS 323||Managing Hospitality and Recreation Organizations||3|
|or RPTS 444||or Service Quality for Hospitality Organizations|
|RPTS 324||Event Management Final Assessment||0|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Theory and Practice of Agricultural Public Relations|
|Design for Agricultural Media|
|Understanding Wine: From Vines to Wines and Beyond|
|Floral Design: Weddings and Personal Flowers|
|Special Event Design and Production|
|Foundations of Community and Community Development|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||15|
The PEMC program requires a minimum of 15 credit hours in designated courses, plus the zero-credit course RPTS 324. Students must earn a grade of C or better in each course used to meet the requirements, and maintain a B average (3.0 GPA) in the required courses. Students who pursue the PEMC must complete all requirements prior to graduation. Details are available in the Undergraduate Programs Office of the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences and on our .