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nova 2011-2012 college catalog: Programs of Study

Meeting, Event and Exhibition Management
Certificate AN

Purpose: The curriculum is designed for persons seeking careers in the growing field of meeting management and to develop and update the skills of those presently employed in the field. Career opportunities exist in the 2500 professional and trade associations in the metropolitan Washington region, as well as in the numerous multi-management companies serving the association market.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
HRI 103 Introduction to Meeting Planning 3
HRI 232 Meeting and Exhibition Law and Ethics 3
1___ ___    Social Science Elective 3
2SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
TRV 111 Geography of Tourism I 3
Total   16
2nd Semester
HRI 104 Introduction to Association Management. 3
HRI 190 Internship in Meeting Planning or 2
     HRI Elective  
HRI 229 Principles of Meeting Planning 3
HRI 230 Exhibition Management 3
HRI 233 Meeting and Exhibition Marketing or 3
  HRI  235  Marketing of Hospitality Services  
Total   14
Total credits for the Meeting, Event and Exhibition Management Certificate=30

1 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives.

2 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.