2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 17, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Event Management (B.S.)


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Rosen College of Hospitality Management
Department of Tourism Event and Attractions
9907 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819
http://www.hospitality.ucf.edu
Email: hospitality@mail.ucf.edu

TBA, Department Chair

Dr. Alan Fyall, Associate Dean  
Dr. Youcheng Wang, Dean
Phone: 407-903-8000

Admission Requirements

  • None

Degree Requirements

  • Students must earn a minimum 2.0 overall GPA in course work taken within the Rosen College of Hospitality Management, and a minimum 2.0 GPA in all courses listed in the common program prerequisites, the basic and advanced core courses, and the restricted electives.
  • Students must earn a “C” (2.0) or better in each course listed in the common program prerequisites, the basic and advanced cores, and the restricted electives.

General Education Program (GEP) (36 Credit Hours)


Communication Foundations (9 Credit Hours)


Cultural & Historical Foundations (9 Credit Hours)


Mathematical Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Select One: (3 Credit Hours)


Social Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Select One: (3 Credit Hours)


Select One: (3 Credit Hours)


Science Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Common Program Prerequisites (CPP) (3 Credit Hours)


See “Common Prerequisites ” in the Transfer and Transitions Services section for more information.

Core Requirements: Basic Level


Select One:


Select One:


Core Requirements: Advanced Level (55 Credit Hours)


Internships (3 Credit Hours)


  • HFT 3940 - Internship I Credit Hours: 1
  • HFT 4941 - Internship II Credit Hours: 1
  • HFT 4944 - Internship III Credit Hours: 1

Event Management Core (27 Credit Hours)


Restricted Electives (15 Credit Hours)


Complete any five 3000-4000 level restricted Event Management Electives

Capstone Requirements


  • None

Electives


  • 3-11 hours as necessary to result in 120 total credit hours.

Foreign Language Requirements


Admissions

  • State University System foreign language admission requirement: two years in high school or one year in college instruction in a single foreign language. (This requirement applies to those students admitted to the University without the required two units of foreign language in high school.)

Graduation

  • None

Additional Requirements


  • Final exams will be given during Final Exam Week only.
  • Transfer students to this program must take a minimum of thirty (30) credit hours in Hospitality Management core classes or restricted electives at UCF.

Required Minors


  • None

Departmental Exit Requirements


  • Students must earn a “C” (2.0) or better in each course listed in the common program prerequisites, the basic and advanced core, and the restricted electives.

University Minimum Exit Requirements


  • A 2.0 UCF GPA
  • 48 semester hours of upper division credit completed
  • 60 semester hours earned after CLEP awarded
  • 30 of the last 39 hours of course work must be completed in residency at UCF.
  • A maximum of 45 hours of extension, correspondence, CLEP, Credit by Exam, and Armed Forces credits permitted.
  • Complete the General Education Program, the Gordon Rule, and nine hours of Summer credit.

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 120


Additional Information


Honors In Major

  • None

Related Programs

  • None

Certificates

  • None

Related Minors

  • None

Advising Notes

  • Students must earn a “C” (2.0) or better in each course listed in the common program prerequisites, the basic and advised cores, and the restricted electives.

Transfer Notes

  • Subject to the general grade and residence requirements, credit will be granted for transferred course work equivalent to that required in the UCF College of Hospitality Management.
  • Florida College System institution students are encouraged to complete the general education requirements prior to transferring to UCF.
  • A minimum of 30 semester hours must be completed at UCF within the Event Management major.
  • Orientation and advising are two of the most valuable tools that a student can make use of when transferring to UCF. Students should take advantage of both.

Acceptable Substitutes for Transfer Courses

  • None

Program Academic Learning Compacts

Equipment Fees

  • Part-Time Student: $37.50 per term
  • Full-Time Student: $75 per term

Plan of Study


Freshman Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Select One: (3 Credit Hours)


Freshman Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)


Select One: (3 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Select One: (3 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Fall (16 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Spring (16 Credit Hours)


Senior Year - Fall (13 Credit Hours)


  • HFT 4286 - Hospitality Communications Credit Hours: 3
  • HFT 4944 - Internship III Credit Hours: 1
  • Event Management Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Event Management Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • HFT 4856 Event Management Food & Beverage Strategies: Credit Hours: 3

Senior Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)


  • HFT 4757 - Event Tourism Strategies Credit Hours: 3
  • Event Management Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • University Free Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • University Free Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • University Free Elective Credit Hours: 3

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