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  • Locations: Beijing, China; Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Xian, China
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
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Academic Courses: ASN, CHN, HUM, MBU, PHI, PSY Language of Instruction: Chinese, English
Housing: Dormitory Program Length: Short-Term Faculty-Led
Program Type: Faculty Led Minimum GPA: 2.50
Program Fee: $6500
Program Description:

Belmont in China

PROGRAM | COURSES AVAILABLE | COSTS | APPLICATION PROCESS | FACULTY CONTACTS

PROGRAM
 
Photo of ChinaBEHIND THE CHANGING FACE OF CHINA: BEIJING, LUOYANG, XI'AN, CHENGDU, GUIYANG, ANSHUN, AND HONG KONG

Journey through the behind-the-scenes places and peoples that make up the many faces of China, from the ancient Great Wall and Terracotta Underground Army of the 1st Emperor, to the ultra-modern music business companies and festivals of Beijing, Chengdu, and Hong Kong.  Visit the avant garde 798 Art District, but also the Tang Dynasty Longmen Buddhist Grottoes. Observe the minority rural villages of the Miao and Dong, and enjoy Hong Kong Disneyland!

See Belmont program students in China on Youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hr1OCIK7wBs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FuNGGbd-BC8
 
Excursions
  • Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square
  • The Great Wall
  • 798 Art District
  • Confucian Imperial Academy
  • Yonghe Gong Buddhist temple and
    the Longmen Grottoes
  • Photo of ChinaQixiu “Seven Cultivations” Academy
  • Beijing Music Companies 
  • Maria’s Big House of Hope Orphanage
  • Hike Huangguoshu Waterfalls 
  • Shaolin Monastery
  • Hong Kong Disneyland 
  • Naxos Records 
  • Chengdu Panda Reserve 
  • Chengdu Music Sites 
  • Kungfu Training School 
  • First Emperor's Underground Terracotta Army 
  • Xi'an Muslim Quarter and Grand Mosque 

COURSES AVAILABLE
 
All courses will satisfy either Belmont requirements in the Gen Ed core or the specified major. You must participate in at least one course offered in China. You should consult individual program faculty to see how online options can fit into your study abroad program.
 
  • CHN 2950: Conversational Chinese for language requirements
  • ASN 3950: China Rising (satisfies Social Sciences BELL CORE Foundations Gen Ed requirement)
  • HUM 2950: Asian Humanities (meets Humanities BELL CORE Foundations Gen Ed requirement)
  • MBU 3950: The Asian Music Industry (Counts for MBU)
  • PHI 2950/3950/4950: Philosophies of China and/or PHI Study Abroad Topics in PHI
    • Electives for Philosophy major/minor
  • PSY 3950: Chinese and Western Views of the Self and/or PSY: Cross Cultural Personality
    • Electives for Psychology major/minor

Photo of ChinaONLINE OPTIONS:
ENG 3950: Third Year Writing (English 3010) (satisfies BELL CORE requirement, must have completed 60 credit hours to count as Third Year Writing)
REL 3950: Religion Jr. Cornerstone (Path A or B; satisfies BELL CORE requirement)
INB 3950: (satisfies BBA Core Business requirement for International Business 3300)


COSTS

1. Program Fee: $6,500: 
 
This fee will include all air (international and domestic) and ground transportation (bus, high speed trains), China visa, hotels, meals, admission to excursion sites for experiential learning activities. 

Costs not covered by the program fee include: Course texts/supplies, personal expenses.

2. Belmont Tuition
Tuition is charged at the special study abroad tuition rate of 2/3 off the cost of normal Summer tuition. For every 3 hours of study abroad credit you register for, you pay for only one hour.  

Program Deposit: $500 due at time of acceptance 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Faculty-Led Application Process
 
Dates and Deadlines
All requirements must be completed by the Study Abroad Office deadlines: online materials are due by 11:59 PM on the deadline date
  • Spring Break Programs: November 15
  • Maymester Programs: February 1
  • Summer Programs: February 15 
How to Apply
1. Please click the Apply Now button (found at the top-right of this page and/or at the bottom of this page) to apply. 
2. You will automatically be directed to your myBelmont account to log-in. 
3. After logging in to your myBelmont account, if you are not re-directed back to Belmont Global, open a new window for Belmont Global to complete your application. 


FACULTY CONTACTS

 

Dr. Don Cusic 
Professor of Music Business 
don.cusic@belmont.edu34 MUSIC SQUARE EAST 202

Dr. Pete Giordano
Professor, School of Psychology
pete.giordano@belmont.eduMCWHORTER 422

Dr. Qingjun Li (Joan Li)
Associate Professor of Asian Studies and Chinese Language
qingjun.li@belmont.eduJAAC 3046

Dr. Ronnie Littlejohn
Professor of Philosophy and Director of Asian Studies program
ronnie.littlejohn@belmont.eduJAAC 3057






Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 02/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission 06/05/2019 06/26/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.