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B.S. in Family and Consumer Sciences: Event Planning

Residential Event Planning Degree Program

Train to manage diverse events from corporate meetings and conferences to smaller social functions with a Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences degree and Event Planning Cognate. Uniquely holistic in its approach, the Event Planning cognate combines multiple areas of studies into one. These include:

  • Business
  • Graphic design
  • Digital promotion
  • Photography
  • Economic management
  • Wedding and conference management
  • Event catering and hospitality

Learn from experienced professors who are grounded in their Christian faith. Get a biblical worldview on the event planning industry and enter with the knowledge, values, and skills you’ll need to excel in the field and make a positive impact on your community. With this degree, you’ll also participate in an internship where you will gain specific on-the-job skills.

Start building a network of industry professionals by joining the Event Planning Society.

This degree is offered through the Department of Family & Consumer Sciences.

Academic Information – BS in Family & Consumer Sciences: Event Planning

Credit Hours

120 credit hours

Program of Study

Family & Consumer Sciences (B.S.): Event Planning

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Event Planning Courses You Could Take

  • Digital Photography (ARTS 361)
  • Conference & Meeting Management (EMGT 420)
  • Special Events Management (EMGT 320)
  • Wedding & Event Planning (FACS 355)
  • Event Catering (FACS 435)

Start Your Career in Event Planning

Career Opportunities for Event Planning Degree Graduates

  • Event Planner
  • Wedding planner
  • Event Space or Venue Manager
  • Exhibition Coordinator
  • Student Event Planner for Trade Show Promotions/or Colleges
  • Elderly Care Event Planner
  • Party Planner
  • Donor or Sponsorship Coordinator
  • Catering Services Manager
  • Event Social Media Coordinator
  • Staff or Volunteer Coordinator
  • Marketing or Communications Manager
  • Program Coordinator
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