School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University
Graduate School of Education - George Mason University

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School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

Students gain insights into industry standards and practices regarding planning, managing, and executing live events and presentations.

This minor is offered by the College of Education and Human Development (School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism) and the College of Visual and Performing Arts (School of Theater).

This 15-credit 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. 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.

8 credits of course work must be unique to the minor, with a minimum 2.00 GPA earned in all courses applied to the minor.

Required Courses (12 credits):

Choose 6 credits chosen from the following:

Note: Or other course by permission of director

Total: 18 credits

Click to view the 2017-2018 Event Technical Production Minor Advising Sheet

For more information about this minor, contact:

Sara Simanski 
A407 de Laski Performing Arts Building