Event Planning, Certificate of Specialization

Forest Park

This program provides the student an overview into the many sectors of the meeting and event planning industry. The program provides the student with the required skills and knowledge to form a solid foundation to join the event planning industry in an entry-level position. Areas of career opportunity for students completing this certificate include administrative position that are involved in event planning, hotel positions, attractions, venues, country clubs, sporting arenas, casinos, experiential marketing, live events, mobile marketing, volunteerism and catering companies that all have entry-level positions.

Interested in this program? Start the enrollment process by visiting stlcc.edu/enroll.

Core Courses
HTM 100Introduction to the Hospitality Industry3
HTM 105Professionalism in the Hospitality Industry1
HTM 110Negotiations in the Hospitality Industry2
HTM 205Legal Aspects of Hospitality3
ACC 100Applied Accounting3
Focus Courses
HTM 245Event Planning I3
HTM 250Event Planning II3
HTM 255Event Planning III3
Total Credit Hours21
Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallCredit Hours
HTM 100 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry 3
ACC 100 Applied Accounting 3
HTM 245 Event Planning I 3
 Credit Hours9
Spring
HTM 105 Professionalism in the Hospitality Industry 1
HTM 110 Negotiations in the Hospitality Industry 2
HTM 250 Event Planning II 3
 Credit Hours6
Sophomore
Fall
HTM 255 Event Planning III 3
HTM 205 Legal Aspects of Hospitality 3
 Credit Hours6
 Total Credit Hours21