Special Events Management*

Description
The concentration in special events management is designed to offer students a solid understanding of special event programming and management. In addition to the two-tiered special event course, which provides both basic and advanced instruction as well as experiential learning opportunities through event production, students will be able to select electives to meet their interests.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours for this concentration, including 12 upper division hours which must be completed at ASU.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • * TDM 205 does not meet upper division course requirements; however, it is a prerequisite for upper division courses TDM 345, TDM 350 & PRM 484.
  • PRM 487 is only offered during spring sessions
  • M - Course transfer equivalent available from Maricopa County Community College District, details are provided on the Transfer Information tab.

Core 3 Hours

PRM 145 Special Events Management (3)

Electives 15 Hours Required
Choose elective courses from the following:

CRD 301 Sustainable Communities (3) (Pre- or corequisites: PRM 120 or NLM 160 with C or better if completed; Credit is allowed for only CRD 301, NLM 301, PRM 301, SOS 301 or TDM 301)

NLM 220 Introduction to Nonprofit Organizations (3)

NLM 310 Volunteer Management (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only NLM 310 or PRM 310)

PRM 470 Environmental Communication (3) (Prerequisite: Minimum 60 hours)

PRM 475 / TDM 475 Entrepreneurial Recreation & Tourism (3) (Prerequisites: minimum 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only PRM 475 or TDM 475)

PRM 487 / RTM 487 Advanced Special Events Management (3) (Prerequisites: PRM 486 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only PRM 487 or RTM 487)

TDM 205 Intro to Travel and Tourism* (3)M

TDM 345 Meeting and Convention Planning (3) (Prerequisites: TDM 205 or RTM 373 with C or better)

TDM 350 Tourism Marketing (3) (Prerequisites: TDM 205 or RTM 373 with C or better; Minimum 45 hours)

TDM 448 Heritage and Cultural Tourism (3) (Prerequisites: TDM 205 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only TDM 448 or CRD 598 Heritage and Cultural Tourism)

 

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2020-21

Campus

Campus

Downtown Phoenix

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
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DARs Code

DARs Code

PPEVNCON

College/School

College/School

Watts College of Public Service & Community Solutions

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

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