Event and Convention Planning: Advanced

Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02967)

Prepares students to gain an entry-level position as an event, meeting, and convention planner. Provides an overview of the opportunities available in the field and prepares students with fundamental skills to gain employment.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Student will be able to identify and conduct comparative analyses of major historiographic and cultural perspectives, concepts, issues, historic relationships, contributions, and paradigms that are relevant to the female experience and feminist perspectives.

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.”

Students who complete this program will have acquired the necessary analytical tools to successfully secure gainful employment in the field of study.

For more information regarding the data provided for this program and what it means to you as a student, please feel free to visit our SWC Gainful Employment website at: www.swccd.edu/gainfulemployment.

Program Requirements
ACCT 7BASIC BUSINESS BOOKKEEPING3-4
or ACCT 101 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I
BUS 210BUSINESS ENGLISH3
Select 2 units of the following:2
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS I
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS II
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS III
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS IV
CIS 122BSPREADSHEET SOFTWARE---EXCEL1
CIS/LIB 151RESEARCH USING THE INTERNET1
CL 120COMPUTER LITERACY1
EVNT 154INTRODUCTION TO EVENT AND CONVENTION PLANNING3
EVNT 155EVENT MARKETING3
EVNT 157CORPORATE EVENT PROJECT MANAGEMENT3
Total Units20-21

NOTE: For other options in Event and Convention Planning, see Hospitality and Tourism Management.