Study Abroad programs that include Jr. Cornerstone:
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
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
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 PresentMay 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
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
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
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, GreeceMay 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
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
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