The undergraduate Certificate in Event Planning requires a minimum of 21 s.h. of credit. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in work for the certificate. The certificate may be earned by any student admitted to the University of Iowa who is not concurrently enrolled in a UI graduate or professional degree program.
Students can count a maximum of 6 s.h. completed for a major toward the Certificate in Event Planning. The certificate cannot be used to satisfy the journalism and mass communication major's second area of concentration requirement.
Students take EVNT:3154/JMC:3154 Foundations of Event Management or SRM:3154 Foundations of Event Management prior to registering for EVNT:3260/JMC:3260 Event Planning Workshop or SRM:3147 Sport Event Management. Both core courses must be completed before students register for their internship.
Some of the certificate courses have prerequisites not included in the certificate requirements. Students should select courses for which they have met the prerequisites.
The Certificate in Event Planning requires the following course work.
|One of these:|
|EVNT:3154/JMC:3154||Foundations of Event Management||3|
|SRM:3154||Foundations of Event Management||3|
|And one of these:|
|EVNT:3260/JMC:3260||Event Planning Workshop||3|
|SRM:3147||Sport Event Management||3|
The core courses must be completed prior to enrollment in the internship.
|One of these:|
|EVNT:2110/JMC:2110||Internship in Event Planning||3|
|SRM:4197||Sport and Recreation Field Experience (must enroll in at least 3 s.h.)||arr.|
|A minimum of 12 s.h. chosen from these (6 s.h. of focused elective course work must be numbered 2000 or above, and no more than two courses at the 1000 level):|
|EVNT:3185||Topics in Event Planning||3|
|EVNT:3260/JMC:3260||Event Planning Workshop (if not used to satisfy core requirement)||3|
|ARTS:1070||Elements of Graphic Design||3|
|BUS:3000||Business Communication and Protocol||3|
|COMM:1809||Social Marketing Campaigns||3|
|COMM:1816||Business and Professional Communication||3|
|COMM:1818||Communication Skills for Leadership||3|
|COMM:1830||Solving Public Problems: Dialogue and Deliberation for Democracy||3|
|ENTR:1350||Foundations in Entrepreneurship||2|
|ENTR:3595/MGMT:3500/MUSM:3500/NURS:3595/RELS:3700/SSW:3500||Nonprofit Organizational Effectiveness I||3|
|FPC:3185/JMC:3100||Nonprofit and Fundraising Communication||3|
|FPC:3633/JMC:3633||Philanthropy Communication in a Digital World||3-4|
|JMC:2200||Principles of Strategic Communication||3|
|JMC:3126||Social Media Marketing||3|
|JMC:3181/SPST:3181||The Business of Sport Communication||3|
|MKTG:3000||Introduction to Marketing Strategy||3|
|MKTG:4101||Integrated Marketing Communications||3|
|MKTG:4275||Social Media Marketing||3|
|POLI:3602||New Media and Politics||3|
|SRM:2065||The Experience Economy||3|
|SRM:3147||Sport Event Management (if not used to satisfy core requirement)||3|
|SRM:3158||Sport and Recreation Promotion||3|
|SRM:3175||Sales in Sport||3|
|SRM:3178||Communications and Public Relations in Sports||3|
|SRM:4197||Sport and Recreation Field Experience (if not used to satisfy internship requirement)||1-3|
|UICB:4415||Calligraphy I: Foundational Hands||3|