Event Planning (Minor)

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The minor in Event Planning provides DePaul students across the university with a complete understanding of successful event executions that are relevant to their major fields. The course offerings in event planning cover a wide range of subject areas pertinent to successful planning, implementation and evaluation of special events. In addition, students learn to consider event planning processes from multiple perspectives, including logistics, programming, promotions, finance, and sponsorships.

​Course Requirements

A minor in Event Planning requires students to complete a total of 24 credit hours (six courses). To complete the minor, students must take:  ​​​

Course Title Quarter Hours
PRAD 255PUBLIC RELATIONS4
PRAD 320EVENT PLANNING4
PRAD 321ADVANCED EVENT PLANNING4
Select three of the following:12
PRINCIPLES OF ADVERTISING
WRITING FOR PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ADVERTISING
RESEARCH, DATA AND INSIGHTS
DESIGN APPLICATIONS FOR PRAD PROFESSIONALS
DIVERSITY & CURRENT ISSUES IN ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS
ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS
PUBLIC RELATIONS CAMPAIGNS
CONSUMER PROMOTION
STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION PLANNING
COPYWRITING
DIGITAL ADVERTISING
ADVANCED WRITING FOR PUBLIC RELATIONS
ADVERTISING PORTFOLIO
ENGAGING LATINX COMMUNITIES
PUBLIC RELATIONS & ADVERTISING ENTREPRENEURS
MEDIA RELATIONS
COMMUNICATION LAW
CRISIS COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT
CREATIVITY IN ADVERTISING
ADVERTISING MEDIA PLANNING
NON-PROFIT PUBLIC RELATIONS
BRANDED CONTENT
INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC RELATIONS

Students majoring in Public Relations and Advertising can earn this minor.