Event Planning Minor

The minor in Event Planning is open to all undergraduate students. It consists of 9 semester hours of required courses and 12 semester hours of student-selected courses in four specific learning areas. The minor is designed to provide basic understanding of the requirements and expectations of event planning. For further information, please contact Mr. Oscar Oberkircher, Human Ecology Room 142B, ext. 2071 or email oberkioj@oneonta.edu. Effective Fall 2015


Required Courses 9 s.h.

  • FOOD 109: Survey of Events
  • FOOD 110: Introduction to Event Planning
  • FOOD 130: Introductory Foods

Selections 12 s.h

Select one course from each category:

I.

  • ARTH110: Survey of the Visual Arts
  • ARTS 130: Introduction to 3-D Design
  • FASH 280: Interior Design (prerequisite: 3 s.h. LA ART)
  • THTR 220: Stagecraft

II.

  • COMM 100: Introduction to Communication
  • COMM 110: Public Speaking (prerequisite: SoS or 3 s.h. COMM)
  • COMM 207: Communication Public Relations (prerequisite: SoS )

III.

  • FOOD 210: Event Management
  • FOOD 219: Travel & Tourism
  • FOOD 220: Hospitality Leisure Operations
  • FOOD 234: Cultural Aspects of Food
  • FOOD 236: Beer, Wine & Food (prerequisite: SoS )
  • FOOD 237: Techniques of Healthy Cooking (prerequisite: FOOD 130 and NUTR 140 or NUTR 142)
  • FOOD 201 and FOOD 205: Take 3 1-s.h. minis from the following list (prerequisite: FOOD 130)
    • FOOD 201a: Regional Cuisine: United States
    • FOOD 201b: Regional Cuisine: Europe
    • FOOD 201c: Regional Cuisine: France
    • FOOD 201d: Regional Cuisine: Mediterranean
    • FOOD 201F: Regional Cuisine: Central & South America
    • FOOD 205a: Baking: Cakes and Cookies
    • FOOD 205b: Baking: Pastries
    • FOOD 205c: Baking: Breads and Rolls

IV:

  • MUSC 100: Music for Listeners
  • MUSC 106: Learning About Music
  • THTR 100: Theatre Appreciation
  • ANTH 105: World Culture

TOTAL 21 s.h.


Notes:

1. College rules pertaining to curriculum majors also apply to curriculum minors

  • Minor GPA of at least 2.0
  • All courses must be taken for a letter grade unless offered Pass/Fail only
  • One-half (1/2) of the minor coursework must be completed in residence
  • No more than two courses may overlap between/among all majors/minors; any excess requires additional coursework

2. FSRA Program Director certifies all Event Planning minors upon minor completion. Meet with the FSRA Program Director to learn about and start the minor and you’ll become aware of all sorts of opportunities to build your skills.


The minor in Event Planning is open to all undergraduate students. It consists of 9 semester hours of required courses and 12 semester hours of student-selected courses in four specific learning areas. The minor is designed to provide basic understanding of the requirements and expectations of event planning. For further information, please contact Mr. Oscar Oberkircher, Human Ecology Room 142B, ext. 2071 or email oberkioj@oneonta.edu. Ends Spring 2015


Required Courses 9 s.h.

  • FOOD 110: Introduction to Event Planning
  • FOOD 130: Introductory Foods
  • FOOD 210: Event Planning and Leadership (prerequisite: FOOD 110)

Selections 12 s.h.

Select one course from each category:

I.

  • ARTH110: Survey of the Visual Arts
  • ARTS 130: Introduction to 3-D Design
  • FASH 280: Interior Design (prerequisite: 3 s.h. LA ART)
  • THTR 220: Stagecraft

II.

  • COMM 100: Introduction to Communication
  • COMM 207: Communication Public Relations (prerequisite: SoS )
  • COMM 110: Public Speaking (prerequisite: SoS or 3 s.h. COMM)

III.

  • FOOD 234: Cultural Aspects of Food (prerequisite: SoS )
  • FOOD 236: Beer, Wine & Food (prerequisite: SoS )
  • FOOD 237: Techniques of Healthy Cooking (prerequisite: FOOD 130 and NUTR 140 or NUTR 142)
  • FOOD 201 and FOOD 205: Take 3 1-s.h. minis from the following list (prerequisite: FOOD 130)
    • FOOD 201a: Regional Cuisine: United States
    • FOOD 201b: Regional Cuisine: Europe
    • FOOD 201c: Regional Cuisine: France
    • FOOD 201d: Regional Cuisine: Mediterranean
    • FOOD 205a: Baking: Cakes and Cookies
    • FOOD 205b: Baking: Pastries
    • FOOD 205c: Baking: Breads and Rolls

IV:

  • MUSC 100: Music for Listeners
  • MUSC 106: Learning About Music
  • THTR 100: Theatre Appreciation
  • ANTH 105: World Culture

TOTAL 21 s.h.


Notes:

3. College rules pertaining to curriculum majors also apply to curriculum minors

  • Minor GPA of at least 2.0
  • All courses must be taken for a letter grade unless offered Pass/Fail only
  • One-half (1/2) of the minor coursework must be completed in residence
  • No more than two courses may overlap between/among all majors/minors; any excess requires additional coursework

4. Check proper course selection, sequence and prerequisite requirements with department of minor