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Academic Courses: EIS, MBU, SOC Program Length: Short-Term Faculty-Led
Program Type: Faculty Led Minimum GPA: 2.50
Program Fee: $2250
Program Description:

Belmont at Bonnaroo

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

PROGRAM

 
 
BELMONT AT BONNAROO

This class has been designed so that students take "Sociology of Music" and "Research Methods and Festival Culture" concurrently during the Summer 1 session.  The academic preparation for the Bonnaroo festival research portion of the class will occur during the first two weeks of June on the Belmont campus.  Research around a question of interest related to festival culture will commence at the festival site in Manchester, Tennessee from Thursday, June 13 through Sunday, June 16.  Additionally, students will have the opportunity to meet and listen to top industry executives at the event.  After returning to Nashville, the remainder of the semester will be devoted to analyzing the data collected at the festival, as well as a concluding presentation of the research.

Excursions
  • Academic instruction on the Belmont campus (June 2019 prior to and following the festival)
  • Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival attendance
    • (Thursday, June 13 – Sunday, June 16)
  • Listen and learn from top industry executives
 

COURSES AVAILABLE
 
All courses will satisfy either Belmont requirements in the Gen Ed core or the specified major. You should consult individual program faculty to see how online options can fit into your study abroad program.

COURSE NAME AND NUMBER:
SOC 3950:  Sociology of Music elective course credit (will apply as SOC 3120)
MBU 3950: Research Methods and Festival Culture (will apply as an MBU elective or EIS 4400 Consumer Research required course credit) 

ONLINE 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: $2,250:
The cost will also cover VIP access tickets to the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, as well as food tokens. Students will be provided sleeping
bunk space on a tour bus parked on the festival grounds.

Costs not covered by the program fee include: Housing costs for the Nashville portion of the program.

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
 
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. Ken Spring
Associate Professor of Sociology
ken.spring@belmont.edu

Dr. Sarita Stewart
Assistant Professor, Curb College
sarita.stewart@belmont.edu



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 02/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission 06/03/2019 06/28/2019

** 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.