This minor is offered jointly with the College of Visual and Performing Arts (School of Theater).

This minor, available to all Mason undergraduate students, offers the opportunity to study special event management and event technologies, design and production for installations and special events. Students will gain insights into industry standards and practices regarding planning, managing, and executing live events and presentations. The required courses in this minor provide students with a foundational overview of management and production. Students can complement that knowledge with specific electives that meet their individual interests in events and areas of design and technology.

Policies

Eight credits of coursework must be unique to the minor, with a minimum 2.00 GPA earned in all courses applied to the minor. For policies governing all minors, see AP.5.3.4 Minors.

Banner Code: EVTP

Minor Requirements

Total credits: 15

Coursework

THR 230Fundamentals of Production (Mason Core)3
THR 313Event Technology3
or TOUR 313 Event Technology
TOUR 220Introduction to Event Management3
Select 6 credits from the following:6
Costume Crafts
Lighting Stagecraft
Sound Engineering
Scenic Design
Wedding Planning
Event Implementation and Evaluation
Special Topics
Total Credits15