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 15 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.
  • M - Course transfer equivalent available from Maricopa County Community College District, details are provided on the Transfer Information tab.
  • Depending upon elective selection NLM 220, PRM 203, and TDM 205 may be needed as prerequisites but do not meet upper division course requirements. 

Core - 3 credit hours

PRM 145 Special Events Management (3)

Upper Division Electives - 12 Hours 

CRD 301 Sustainable Communities (3) (Pre- or corequisite(s): CRD 210, NLM 160, or PRM 120 with C or better if completed)

NLM 300 Fund Raising and Resource Development (3)

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

PRM 350 Tourism, Recreation and Sports Marketing (3) (Prerequisite(s): CRD 210, CSM 201 or TDM 205; ENG 102, 105 or 108 with C or better; MAT 142 or higher with C or better; minimum 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only CRD 350 or CSM 350 or PRM 350 or TDM 350)

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

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

PRM 483 Sports Tourism (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only CSM 483 or PRM 483 or TDM 483 )

PRM 484 Internship (1-12) (Prerequisite(s): CRD 210, CSM 201, NLM 220, or TDM 205; minimum 72 hours; minimum 2.50 GPA)

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

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)

TDM 458 International Tourism, G (3)

Offered Fall Only:

PRM 304 Recreation Planning and Facility Development, L (3) (Prerequisite(s): CRD 210 with C or better; ENG 101, 105, or 107 with C or better; MAT 142 or higher with C or better; minimum 2.50 GPA; minimum 45 hours)

Offered Spring Only:

PRM 485 Sports Events (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only CSM 485 or PRM 485)

PRM 487 Advanced Special Events Management (3) (Prerequisite(s): PRM 145 (PRM 486) with C or better)

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

2021-22

Campus

Campus

Downtown Phoenix

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
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Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
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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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