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NOVA 2012-2013 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 190 Internship in Meeting Planning or 2
  HRI/TRV Elective  
HRI 232 Meeting and Exhibition Law and Ethics 3
1SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
TRV 111 Geography of Tourism I 3
Total   15
2nd Semester
HRI 104 Introduction to Association Management. 3
HRI 229 Principles of Meeting Planning 3
HRI 230 Exhibition Management 3
HRI 235 Marketing of Hospitality Services 3
2___ Social Science Elective 3
Total   15
Total credits for the Meeting, Event and Exhibition Management Certificate=30

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

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