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Belmont students at King's College

Study Abroad

Living and Learning Community Abroad

In the spring semester of the second year, Belmont Honors students study abroad in cohorts at one of Belmont's partner institutions throughout the world and are accompanied by Belmont faculty members. Having this experience early on in your undergraduate career allows you to develop strong communal bonds with one another around a common international experience. 

What You Will Study

You will take 12-16 hours of coursework while abroad, depending upon your major. 

  • You will enroll in two Belmont courses (6 hours) during the semester abroad, including one Honors Signature or Foundations course taught by the Belmont faculty on-site (3 hours) and the Honors Study Abroad Writing Workshop (3 hours), which together count as your Interdisciplinary Learning Community (ILC) course requirement.
  • You will also enroll in 2 to 3 other courses (6 to 9 hours) offered by the partner institution, which will vary in credit hours and also your academic need.
Funding of Study Abroad Semester

As an Honors student, your responsibility for funding of this required, semester-long study abroad experience will be limited to what you would already pay for individual, standard, on-campus tuition, room and board.