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Jr. Cornerstone


 Study Abroad programs that include Jr. Cornerstone:

>Economics Jr. Cornerstone
Belmont in Brazil: The Rhythm of Brazil: Music, Business, & the Olympics

May 13, 2015 - May 27, 2015
Learn about emerging businesses and industries, 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, Music Business, Junior Cornerstone, Third Year Writing
CONTACT: Dr. Marieta Velikova or Dan Keen or Clyde Rolston

>Humanities 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 London: Lifestyles of the Rich & British

May 11, 2015 - May 29, 2015

Explore London, Stratford-upon-Avon, and Bath and experience the history, lifestyle, fashion, and culture of the British by visiting the homes of famous writers, participating in talkbacks and/or workshops with industry professionals, and exploring the fads of London. Choose your path of exploration by studying how to act, write, or dress like our neighbors across the Atlantic. 
FOCUS: Humanities, Junior Cornerstone, Theatre, Third Year Writing
CONTACT: Jessica Mueller or Susan Finch or Brent Maddox

Belmont in Switzerland: Junior Cornerstone or Community Health Nursing in Geneva, Switzerland

May 11, 2015 - June 1, 2015
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 & West

May 24, 2015 - June 12, 2015
This three-week program in Istanbul and other areas of Turkey is an ideal place for interfaith dialogue and intercultural exchange.
FOCUS: History, History Jr. Cornerstone, Humanities, Religion Jr. Cornerstone, Third Year Writing
CONTACT: Dr. Daniel Schafer or Dr. Cynthia Curtis

>Physics Jr. Cornerstone
Belmont in Italy: Revolutions in Science

May 11, 2015 - May 29, 2015
Explore physics from the heart of Tuscany,  the same place where Galileo began his work to become the father of experimental science.  This physics course is for non-physics majors, and will focus on the philosophical and historical roots of physics, astronomy, chemistry, medicine.
FOCUS: Physics, Jr. Cornerstone, Honors Analytics
CONTACT: Dr. Davon Ferrara

>Social Sciences Jr. Cornerstone
Belmont in Ireland & Northern Ireland: Culture & Commerce Across the Emerald Isle

May 10, 2015 - May 24, 2015
Explore two countries with common cultural roots that have finally found peace after centuries of conflict.  En route from Dublin to Cork, Cork to Galway, Galway to Belfast, and Belfast back to Dublin, students will experience breathtaking landscapes, places of cultural interest, and representations of business in Ireland and Northern Ireland.   Throughout the program we will explore interconnection of business and culture. 
FOCUS: Entrepreneurship, International Business, Marketing, Jr. Cornerstone, Third Year Writing
CONTACT: Dr. Jeff Cornwall

>Religion Jr. Cornerstone
Belmont in Africa: An Extraordinary Adventure

May 10, 2015 - May 28, 2015
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, English Writing, 3rd Year Writing, Service Learning
CONTACT: Dr. Charmion Gustke or Dr. Manuel Cruz

Belmont in the Biblical World: Israel, Turkey, Greece

May 10/11/12, 2015 - May 28/29/30, 2015
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. Mark McEntire or Dr. Erin Pryor

Belmont in Pine Ridge

May 9, 2015 - May 28, 2015
Study Justice and Reconciliation in the Lakota Sioux, Crow and Arapaho cultures at the Pine Ridge, SD, Hardin, MT and Wind River, WY Reservations.
FOCUS:  Religion Jr. Cornerstone, Third Year Writing
CONTACT: Dr. Andy Watts or Dr. Cynthia Cox

Belmont in Turkey: A Bridge Between East & West

May 24, 2015 - June 12, 2015
This three-week program in Istanbul and other areas of Turkey is an ideal place for interfaith dialogue and intercultural exchange.
FOCUS: History, History Jr. Cornerstone, Humanities, Religion Jr. Cornerstone, Third Year Writing
CONTACT: Dr. Daniel Schafer or Dr. Cynthia Curtis



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