2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 22, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Entertainment Management (B.S.)

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Rosen College of Hospitality Management
College of Arts and Humanities
Department of Tourism Event and Attractions,
School of Performing Arts
9907 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819
Email: hospitality@ucf.edu

Dr. Sevil Sonmez, Department Chair
Dr. Abraham Pizam, Dean, 407-903-8000
Kirk Gay, Kirk.Gay@ucf.edu, (407) 823-5968

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

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Core Requirements:Advanceed Level (6 Credit Hours)

Core Requirements: Advanced Level (48 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

Restricted Electives (18 Credit Hours)

Capstone Requirements

  • Completion of 3 specialized Entertainment Management Internships, see Faculty Internship Coordinator for guidance.


  • None

Foreign Language Requirements


  • 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.)


  • 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

  • Completion of 3 hours of Specialized Entertainment Management Internship course work.

University Minimum Exit Requirements

  • A 2.0 UCF GPA
  • 60 semester hours earned after CLEP awarded
  • 48 semester hours of upper division credit completed
  • 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


  • 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 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

Plan of Study

Freshman Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)

Freshman Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)

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Sophomore Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)

Sophomore Year - Spring (16 Credit Hours)

Junior Year - Fall (16 Credit Hours)

Senior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)

Senior Year - Spring (14 Credit Hours)

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