Minor in Event Management

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The 15-credit Event Management Minor provides students an opportunity to acquire specialized knowledge and skills in the field of event management. Students can apply the knowledge and skills gained to a variety of settings including, but not limited to, corporate, non-profits, associations, exhibitions, sport, government, and entertainment. The additional knowledge, skills, and experience gained from this minor can potentially elevate a student's marketability to future employers.

Required Coursework




HFT 2750

Event Management


HFT 3512 

Event Promotion (pre-requisite: HFT 2750)


HFT 4517

 Convention Sales & Services (pre-requisite: HFT 2750)


HFT 4754

Advanced Event Management (pre-requisite: HFT 2750)


Select one elective from the following course list:                                     

HFT 3253

Lodging Operations & Management (pre-requisite: ACG 2021)


HFT 4468

Hospitality Revenue Management (pre-requisite: ACG 2021)


HFT 3834

Entrepreneurship in Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management


LEI 3301

Principles of Travel and Tourism


LEI 3360

Hospitality Management


LEI 3843

Entrepreneurship in Tourism, Recreation and Sport Management


LEI 4540

Management and Supervision of Facilities and Personnel


Total Credits



Additional Information

Total Credits Required: 15, 2.0 cumulative GPA, no S-U grades

Applicants must receive approval from their college before obtaining approval from the Department of Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management.

All credits must be completed at UF.

This minor is not open to Tourism, Event and Recreation Management or Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management students.

A Minor that Fits into Your Schedule

The event management minor is also available online.

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Alumni Careers

At Home in Hospitality

Our students have gone amazing places within the tourism, hospitality, and event industries. See how far they've traveled since they graduated.

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Experiential Learning Opportunities

Going Beyond the Classroom

Our goal is to expose students to the future of the industry while exposing businesses to the future leaders of it. From in-class event planning to hotel management simulation labs and 600 hours of industry exposure, we ensure our students have the experiences they need to go amazing places with their career. 

Experiential Learning Opportunities

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