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Jr. Cornerstone


 Study Abroad programs that include Jr. Cornerstone:

Belmont in Brazil: Music, Business, and Futbol: Host of the World Cup 2014
May 3, 2014 - May 15, 2014
Learn about business, music and culture of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Includes a focus on the production and promotion of music events, as well as understanding the role of media and advertising with Brazilian consumers.
FOCUS: International Business, Economics, Marketing, Junior Cornerstone, Third Year Writing
CONTACT: Dr. Marieta Velikova or Dr. Clyde Rolston

>Art Jr. Cornerstone
Belmont in Greece

May 4, 2014 - May 26, 2014
With a combination of academic work across the disciplines of art and humanities, field trips, and travel opportunities, students enjoy a rich introduction to Greek life and culture.
FOCUS: Art, Classics, Humanities, Philosophy, Jr. Cornerstone, Third Year Writing
CONTACT: Dr.Judy Bullington  or Dr. Mark Anderson

>Humanties Jr. Cornerstone
Belmont in China: China and Its Splendor
June 11, 2014 - July 2, 2014
This trip combines classes and cultural and historical attractions in Beijing, Zhengzhou, Xi'an and the Silk Road.
FOCUS: Asian Studies, Asian Humanities, Third Year Writing, Humanities, Humanities Junior Cornerstone, Chinese Language, Psychology, Religion Junior Cornerstone, Learning Community, Global Studies, Experiential Learning
CONTACT:  Dr. Ronnie Littlejohn or   Dr. Qingjun (Joan) Li or  Dr. Pete Giordano

Belmont in Japan: The World of Geisha and Samurai: Using Cultural Icons to Explore Japan's Past and Present
May 6, 2014 - May 27, 2014
Spend three weeks exploring various cities and sites, including homestays with a Japanese famly,  while exploring the legacy of the samurai and traditions of the Geisha and completing 3 to 12 hours of coursework .
FOCUS: Asian Studies, History, Humanities, Japanese, Jr. Cornerstone, Third Year Writing
CONTACT: Dr. Cynthia Bisson or Dr. Naoko Ozaki

Belmont in Switzerland: Junior Cornerstone or Community Health Nursing in Geneva, Switzerland
May 5, 2014 - May 26, 2014
This three-week program, centered in Geneva, Switzerland, offers two options for study abroad: Option I offers nursing students the opportunity to pursue their Community Health Nursing Clinical in Geneva, with a focus on international public health issues. Option II offers all eligible students the opportunity to fulfill a Humanities-based Junior Cornerstone while studying the history and culture of Geneva, including literary works by some of Geneva's more famous English visitors. 
FOCUS: Humanities Jr. Cornerstone, Third Year Writing, Community Health Nursing Clinical
CONTACT: Dr. John Paine or  Dr. Ruby Dunlap or  Dr. Andrea Stover

Belmont in Turkey: A Bridge Between East and West
May 7, 2014 - May 26, 2014
This three-week course in Istanbul and other areas of Turkey is an ideal place for interfaith dialogue and intercultural exchange.
FOCUS: History, Humanities, Jr. Cornerstone, Third Year Writing
CONTACT: Dr. Daniel Schafer or  Dr. Regine Schwarzmeier

>Religion Jr. Cornerstone
Belmont in Africa: An Extraordinary Adventure
May 3, 2014 - May 20, 2014
Immerse yourself in the rich history, culture and social issues of Gaberone, Botswana and Cape Town, South Africa while participating in this service-learning study abroad program that engages NGO's seeking to address prevailing problems associated with AIDS in South Africa and Botswana.
FOCUS: Religion Jr. Cornerstone, Third Year Writing, Service Learning
CONTACT: Dr. Charmion Gustke or Dr. Manuel Cruz

Belmont in the Biblical World: Israel, Turkey, Greece
May 5, 2014 - May 23, 2014
Participate in a pilgrimage to holy sites while thinking through the varied roles religions have played in the social, economic, political, and religious climate of the region.
FOCUS: Religion (Path A or B) Jr. Cornerstone, Sociology, Third Year Writing
CONTACT: Dr. Erin Pryor or Dr. Scott Allen

Belmont in Haiti
May 19, 2014 - May 30, 2014 
Combine classroom experiences with volunteer work at the Live Beyond orphanage and develop a better understanding of how to promote the health of the world's peoples.
FOCUS:  Jr. Cornerstone, Liberal Studies, Religion (Path A or B), Third Year Writing
CONTACT:  Dr. Martha Minardi  

Belmont in Pine Ridge
May 2, 2014 - May 22, 2014
Study Justice and Reconciliation in the Lakota Sioux and Arapaho cultures at the Pine Ridge, SD and Wind River, WY Reservations.
FOCUS:  Religion Jr. Cornerstone, Third Year Writing
CONTACT: Dr. Andy Watts



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