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The general goals of the Department of Accounting are to offer students a solid foundation in accounting fundamentals and to contribute to the development of the student’s ability to think critically, exercise judgment, make decisions, and communicate effectively in a complex and rapidly changing business environment.

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The Mathematics and Physics Department endeavors to help students understand mathematical language and ideas, which will promote abstract reasoning and quantitative literacy. We also strive to give our students an appreciation of the fundamental laws that reflect the order and beauty of the physical world.

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In accordance with the Catholic, Benedictine, and liberal arts traditions, the Psychology Department supports students’ learning of the cumulative knowledge base and methods central to psychology within a framework of ethical principles and integration of knowledge. Our commitment is to educate the whole student effectively, integrating the intellectual, behavioral, spiritual, and emotional aspects inherent in the scientific study of behavior, mental processes, and emotion, and the application of psychological science to the promotion of human welfare. Regardless of the career path taken by our students after graduation, our goal is to enable them to think clearly and act with integrity in their professional, public, and personal lives.

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The Biology & BioChemistry Department educates students in the discipline within the context of the Catholic Benedictine Liberal Arts tradition. In doing so, we understand biology & biochemistryas the study of life and life processes. Such knowledge constitutes a vital part of that liberal learning whose goal, as John Henry Newman noted, is “fitness for the world.” We aim for the study of Biology & BioChemistry to help students assess the many issues that face today’s world, enabling them to become responsible citizens and to promote the common good.

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The Biology Department educates students in the discipline within the context of the Catholic Benedictine Liberal Arts tradition. In doing so, we understand biology as the study of life and life processes. Such knowledge constitutes a vital part of that liberal learning whose goal, as John Henry Newman noted, is “fitness for the world.” We aim for the study of Biology to help students assess the many issues that face today’s world, enabling them to become responsible citizens and to promote the common good.

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The Biology Department educates students in the discipline within the context of the Catholic Benedictine Liberal Arts tradition. In doing so, we understand biology as the study of life and life processes. Such knowledge constitutes a vital part of that liberal learning whose goal, as John Henry Newman noted, is “fitness for the world.” We aim for the study of Biology to help students assess the many issues that face today’s world, enabling them to become responsible citizens and to promote the common good.

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Day Program

Guided by the tenets of Catholicism and the Benedictine hallmarks, Belmont Abbey College strives to provide students with a well-rounded education that promotes wise and ethical decisions. The Business Management degree guides our learners as they explore the intrinsic connection between professional preparation and a liberal arts education. Business at the Abbey is about merited financial success and much more. In addition to imparting key skills and knowledge, the Business faculty is committed to modeling and encouraging the further development of honesty, integrity, and virtue in our students.

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Guided by the tenets of Catholicism and the Benedictine hallmarks, Belmont Abbey College strives to provide its students with a well-rounded education that promotes wise and ethical decisions. The Chemistry minor presents students with an orderly, disciplined study of fundamental chemical principles, giving them an appreciation of both the physical nature of the natural world and of the chemical and energy changes that occur there. In accordance with the Catholic and Benedictine liberal arts tradition, students gain an understanding of the natural world as one means of coming to know the truth.

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Students pursuing this minor at the Abbey explore how Christianity has engaged in intensive dialogue with distinct cultures—sometimes cooperative, sometimes combative, always transformative—and thereby become better prepared to bear witness to its continuing potential to do so. Building on the college’s core curriculum, they become increasingly aware of both real historical differences and ecumenical possibilities in Christian thought and practice. They learn to connect the Benedictine heritage on our campus to the world beyond it, sometimes in intensive study abroad experiences.

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In our day, college and university education is associated with specialized preparation for a career – and as lucrative a one as possible, in order to pay off the high cost of education! Most students today, with good reason, are concerned about one thing: “What should I major in? What program of classes will get me the farthest in life?” Here, “the farthest” is usually defined in terms of finance and sometimes also in terms of personal job satisfaction and social belonging. There is nothing wrong with this kind of reasoning – in fact we encourage it at Belmont Abbey College by our goal to have you “succeed professionally, and be a blessing to yourselves and others.” But this is not the whole story: we have other goals as well: to have you “lead lives of integrity and become responsible citizens.” This goal points to areas of life known under the names of ethics, politics, and theology. Are these real subjects that can be taught and learned, or are they strictly matters of individual or family-inherited opinion? There are also the Fine Arts (drama, music, creative writing, etc.): does anybody really need to understand them if he is not trying to be an artist himself? What about mathematics – should they be studied by those who “hate” math? Should English, world literature, or history be forced upon those who “hate” to write papers? Should a young adult be required to learn more about fields that will probably never contribute to his or her future income?

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Guided by the tenets of Catholicism and the Benedictine hallmarks, Belmont Abbey College strives to provide its students with a well-rounded education that promotes wise and ethical decisions. Designed to appeal to students with a wide variety of computer-related interests, our programs enable students to solve problems using their knowledge of computer technology, reasoning skills, ability to gather information, and skill at communicating proposed solutions effectively to a variety of audiences. This approach enables students to understand and evaluate the impact of their solutions and decisions and to take initiative in their own education.

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At the Abbey we aim to help criminal justice majors, as future practitioners and citizens, continue to develop their sense of community with regard to the administration of law, under the guiding principle that God be glorified in all things.

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Minor

Guided by the tenets of Catholicism and the Benedictine hallmarks, Belmont Abbey College strives to provide its students with a well-rounded education that promotes wise and ethical decisions. Designed to appeal to students with a wide variety of computer-related interests, our programs enable students to solve problems using their knowledge of computer technology, reasoning skills, ability to gather information, and skill at communicating proposed solutions effectively to a variety of audiences. This approach enables students to understand and evaluate the impact of their solutions and decisions and to take initiative in their own education.

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The dance minor program provides a theoretical, practical and historical foundation to movement as an art form. Students will have the opportunity to perform, as well as create their own choreography, and develop technical skills that will deepen their understanding of dance as a medium. An emphasis is placed on the pedagogical, historic and aesthetic aspects of dance to enable students to articulate clearly their analysis of the field and their own work within it. The program is designed to enhance student preparedness for a number of multidisciplinary careers. Through observation and participation students can begin to understand how to utilize dance as a form of communication to glorify God as they express their faith and joy through the art of movement.

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The Digital Humanities minor expands the core strengths of the humanities by integrating digital methods to approach history, literature, philosophy, theology, theatre, and art in innovative ways, and to reach broad audiences beyond the classroom. Some of those potential digital methodologies include: web design and publishing, computer programming, audio and video production, database and information management, geospatial analysis, crowd-sourcing, source digitization, computational textual analysis, and network analysis. In learning about these methods, students will take courses in the humanities, computer science, and/or in digital media studies. The capstone of the minor is a practicum involving the design and implementation of an individual Digital Humanities project.

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The Digital Sport Media minor expands our sport management program by integrating digital methods to the sports industry. The sport management faculty is committed to modeling and encouraging the further development of honesty, integrity, and virtue in our students. Focused on developing the whole student in mind, body and spirit, Belmont Abbey College is the ideal place to prepare for your career in sports management. We aim to form students who can integrate skills and knowledge of the sports industry with the values of our liberal arts curriculum. As a result, we produce both talented and principled professionals in the field of sport management.

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The Economics program aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of economic theory and its application to a wide variety of socio-economic issues. The department strives to develop students’ skills in effective communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving. The Economics faculty is committed to modeling and encouraging the development of honesty, integrity, and virtue in our students. Our hope is to provide an atmosphere of learning and study that will, in keeping with the highest values of a Catholic and Benedictine education, enable young men and women be both successful and virtuous, and to make the world a better place.

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A Close-Knit Program with a Wide Reputation Belmont Abbey’s education programs have a well-known reputation for quality and excellence. One distinction of our bachelor’s degrees is class size: students study in close-knit cohorts of no more than 20 classmates in courses that promote critical thinking and provide opportunities for active engagement. Exceptional Faculty Belmont Abbey College boasts an exceptional education faculty. Our instructors are expert advocates for quality K-12 education. Not only do they have extensive experience as classroom teachers as well as individual areas of educational expertise, they also present regularly at national education conferences and are strong contributors to the body of knowledge in the field. Some are respected educational authors. For example, our department chair, Dr. Sara Davis Powell, is the author of two popular college textbooks, both in the 3rd edition, published by Pearson: Your Introduction to Education and Introduction to Middle Level Education.

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Day Program

At Belmont Abbey College we believe that being an elementary school teacher is not only a job, but a calling. Following the college’s mission for the promotion of excellence, the Elementary Education degree prepares its students for careers that focus on strengthening both mind and spirit as they share their love of learning in ways that glorify God.

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Guided by the tenets of Catholicism and the Benedictine hallmarks, Belmont Abbey College strives to provide its students with a well-rounded education that promotes wise and ethical decisions. The English degree program helps students become familiar with significant, classical, medieval, and modern literary works, particularly works of British and American literature. Students will develop a cogent understanding of the theoretical principles underlying various interpretations of these works.

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Guided by the tenets of Catholicism and the Benedictine hallmarks, Belmont Abbey College strives to provide students with a well-rounded education that promotes wise and ethical decisions. The Business Management degree guides our learners as they explore the intrinsic connection between professional preparation and a liberal arts education. Business at the Abbey is about merited financial success and much more. In addition to imparting key skills and knowledge, the Business faculty is committed to modeling and encouraging the further development of honesty, integrity, and virtue in our students.

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Minor

The Biology Department educates students in the discipline within the context of the Catholic Benedictine Liberal Arts tradition. In doing so, we understand biology as the study of life and life processes. Such knowledge constitutes a vital part of that liberal learning whose goal, as John Henry Newman noted, is “fitness for the world.” We aim for the study of Biology to help students assess the many issues that face todays world, enabling them to become responsible citizens and to promote the common good.

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Concentration

The Finance degree guides our learners as they explore the intrinsic connection between professional preparation and a liberal arts education. Finance at the Abbey is about merited financial success and much more. In addition to imparting key skills and knowledge, the Finance faculty is committed to modeling and encouraging the further development of honesty, integrity, and virtue in our students.

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At Belmont Abbey College our Core Curriculum requires the exploration of the fine arts. From Art to Dance Appreciation you have the opportunity to hone your skills or learn something new.A few notable courses include Ballroom Dancing, Creative Writing, Chorus, Introduction to Film Criticism, Introduction to Art in Western Civilization I, Introduction to Stage Craft, Organ, and Piano.

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Guided by the tenets of Catholicism and the Benedictine hallmarks, Belmont Abbey College strives to provide its students with a well-rounded education that promotes wise and ethical decisions.

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Guided by the tenets of Catholicism and the Benedictine hallmarks, Belmont Abbey College strives to provide students with a well-rounded education that promotes wise and ethical decisions. The Business Management degree guides our learners as they explore the intrinsic connection between professional preparation and a liberal arts education. Business at the Abbey is about merited financial success and much more. In addition to imparting key skills and knowledge, the Business faculty is committed to modeling and encouraging the further development of honesty, integrity, and virtue in our students.

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The Health Information Management and Analytics (HIMA) program helps students develop the foundational knowledge and skills needed to transform, interpret, and administer healthcare data. It does so by grounding their course of study in the Catholic, Benedictine tradition and its moral framework so that they may develop a way to deliver healthcare that cherishes and builds the whole person. The HIMA program communicates to students the methods and skills of the discipline of health information management and analytics, while also preparing its graduates for service and ethical leadership in the healthcare community inspired and informed by the Benedictine Hallmarks, Ex Corde Ecclesiae, and the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services.

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Guided by the tenets of Catholicism and the Benedictine hallmarks, Belmont Abbey College strives to provide its students with a well-rounded education that promotes wise and ethical decisions.

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Major (BA)

Minor

Guided by the tenets of Catholicism and the Benedictine hallmarks, Belmont Abbey College strives to provide students with a well-rounded education that promotes wise and ethical decisions. The Business Management degree guides our learners as they explore the intrinsic connection between professional preparation and a liberal arts education. Business at the Abbey is about merited financial success and much more. In addition to imparting key skills and knowledge, the Business faculty is committed to modeling and encouraging the further development of honesty, integrity, and virtue in our students.

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Minor

Guided by the tenets of Catholicism and the Benedictine hallmarks, Belmont Abbey College strives to provide its students with a well-rounded education that promotes wise and ethical decisions. Designed to appeal to students with a wide variety of computer-related interests, our programs enable students to solve problems using their knowledge of computer technology, reasoning skills, ability to gather information, and skill at communicating proposed solutions effectively to a variety of audiences. This approach enables students to understand and evaluate the impact of their solutions and decisions and to take initiative in their own education.

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The Interdisciplinary Studies major fosters students’ interests in a variety of disciplines, promotes a cross-disciplinary approach to their course of study, and reveals the ways in which such integration is fundamental to the Catholic, Benedictine liberal arts tradition. As we see in Ex Corde Ecclesiae, interdisciplinary studies, grounded in philosophy and theology, enable students to “develop a continuing desire for intellectual progress,” to grow in faith, and to become more aware of the dignity of human life, motivating them to work for God’s glory and for the benefit of their neighbor.

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Major (BA)
Minor

Guided by the tenets of Catholicism and the Benedictine hallmarks, Belmont Abbey College strives to provide students with a well-rounded education that promotes wise and ethical decisions. The Business Management degree guides our learners as they explore the intrinsic connection between professional preparation and a liberal arts education. Business at the Abbey is about merited financial success and much more. In addition to imparting key skills and knowledge, the Business faculty is committed to modeling and encouraging the further development of honesty, integrity, and virtue in our students.

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Guided by the tenets of Catholicism and the Benedictine hallmarks, Belmont Abbey College strives to provide its students with a well-rounded education that promotes wise and ethical decisions. The International Studies minor equips students with the necessary language skills and social tools to enter into dialogue with and learn from the many diverse cultures of our world today. Designed to encourage students to lead lives of integrity in keeping with the College’s Catholic, Benedictine values and the Liberal Arts tradition, this minor will help students promote worldwide understanding and serve others, both nationally and internationally.

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Guided by the tenets of Catholicism and the Benedictine hallmarks, Belmont Abbey College strives to provide its students with a well-rounded education that promotes wise and ethical decisions. The Interdisciplinary minor in Justice and Peace Studies offers students an opportunity to develop knowledge of many of the world’s major problems and a responsible social conscience guided by Catholic social teaching. For additional experience, students may apply for missionary service with the Benedictine Volunteer Corps.

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Belmont Abbey College faculty teach Spanish, French, German, Italian, Latin and Greek. Two Minors are offered: Modern Languages and Classical Languages.  These minors make superb complements to majors in subjects as diverse as Criminal Justice, English, Biology, and Business.

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Guided by the tenets of Catholicism and the Benedictine hallmarks, Belmont Abbey College strives to provide its students with a well-rounded education that promotes wise and ethical decisions. The Leadership Studies minor presents students with a strong understanding of the qualities required of good leaders and of the techniques through which leaders have succeeded in the past. This minor will prepare students to become leaders in their careers, civic life and their faith communities.

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Guided by the tenets of Catholicism and the Benedictine hallmarks, Belmont Abbey College strives to provide students with a well-rounded education that promotes wise and ethical decisions. The Business Management degree guides our learners as they explore the intrinsic connection between professional preparation and a liberal arts education. Business at the Abbey is about merited financial success and much more. In addition to imparting key skills and knowledge, the Business faculty is committed to modeling and encouraging the further development of honesty, integrity, and virtue in our students.

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Guided by the tenets of Catholicism and the Benedictine hallmarks, Belmont Abbey College strives to provide its students with a well-rounded education that promotes wise and ethical decisions.

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The Motorsport Management degree integrates real world business case study platforms, collegiate competition, top industry leaders, and unmatched internship opportunities with a liberal arts foundation. The Belmont Abbey College experience is a unique one as we incorporate our Benedictine hallmarks of stewardship, community, and discipline. Guided by the tenets of Catholicism and the Benedictine hallmarks, Belmont Abbey College strives to provide its students with a well-rounded education that promotes wise and ethical decisions. No other Motorsport Management program in the country offers the quality, depth of curriculum, and top-notch teaching of Belmont Abbey College.

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The Middle Ages, the “Benedictine Centuries” as Cardinal Newman called them, represent an important phase in the development of Western Civilization. This era of both continuity with, and change from the Roman past laid the foundations for the emergence of modern Europe. The political, social and economic developments of the period, and the languages, literatures, philosophies and theology of its peoples are thus of considerable importance in our understanding of both the past and the present.

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The Department of Nursing prepares and educates students to function as health care professionals by integrating the discipline of nursing with foundational knowledge from the liberal arts and sciences.

Accepting Pre-Nursing Students for Fall 2020; Students meeting eligibility criteria would apply for the Fall 2022 inaugural Nursing Cohort.

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The Theology Department seeks to teach its students to speak truthfully of God and of all things in relation to God by introducing them to the riches of Scripture and of the Church’s living tradition. Becoming schooled in the Catholic theological tradition, students learn habits of mind that empower them to become more rooted in their faith, more aware of reality in all its complexities, and more capable of leading lives that are of service to the Church and society so that “in all things God may be glorified.” The B.A. in Parish and Pastoral Ministries gives students who want to work in faith formation, pastoral counseling, youth ministry, or in parish and diocesan offices the tools they need to be successful. The major revolves around a solid theological formation complemented by counseling and pedagogical skills and by active involvement in the field via an internship.

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At the Abbey, students in Philosophy seek to answer fundamental human questions such as How should I live? How can I be happy? What is the most fundamental reality? What can be known? Is there a God? They will come to understand great works by philosophers such as Plato, Aristotle, St. Augustine, and St. Thomas Aquinas. And students in Philosophy get the chance to study alongside the exceptional seminarians of St. Joseph College Seminary. Dr. Matthew Siebert, director of the Philosophy program, has a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Toronto, and an M.Phil. in Philosophical Theology from the University of Oxford. Dr. Siebert has published in top philosophical journals, and has presented his work on such figures as Plato, Aristotle, St. Augustine, and St. Thomas Aquinas at academic conferences across both Europe and North America.

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Our program at Belmont Abbey College is based on the Oxford PPE program that has produced many presidents, prime ministers, and other world leaders.  Our program is ideal for future political leaders as well as future lawyers, as philosophy majors score highest (and economics majors third highest) on the LSAT.  But many PPE majors will find their vocations in finance, consulting, and business.  The three disciplines (philosophy, politics, and economics) together provide the skills to succeed in graduate school and to climb organizational ladders, and typically provide better salaries than business majors.

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The Mathematics and Physics Department endeavors to help students understand mathematical language and ideas, which will promote abstract reasoning and quantitative literacy. We also strive to give our students an appreciation of the fundamental laws that reflect the order and beauty of the physical world.

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Minor

Guided by the tenets of Catholicism and the Benedictine hallmarks, Belmont Abbey College strives to provide its students with a well-rounded education that promotes wise and ethical decisions. The pre-law minor combines courses in constitutional law with study of criminal courts, psychological statistics and business law, helping students who hope to continue their legal studies as well as grow in their understanding of law and virtue.

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In accordance with the Catholic, Benedictine, and liberal arts traditions, the Psychology Department supports students’ learning of the cumulative knowledge base and methods central to psychology within a framework of ethical principles and integration of knowledge. Our commitment is to educate the whole student effectively, integrating the intellectual, behavioral, spiritual, and emotional aspects inherent in the scientific study of behavior, mental processes, and emotion, and the application of psychological science to the promotion of human welfare. Regardless of the career path taken by our students after graduation, our goal is to enable them to think clearly and act with integrity in their professional, public, and personal lives.

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The sport management faculty is committed to modeling and encouraging the further development of honesty, integrity, and virtue in our students. Focused on developing the whole student in mind, body and spirit, Belmont Abbey College is the ideal place to prepare for your career in sports management. We aim to form students who can integrate skills and knowledge of the sports industry with the values of our liberal arts curriculum. As a result, we produce both talented and principled professionals in the field of sport management.

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Minor

Guided by the tenets of Catholicism and the Benedictine hallmarks, Belmont Abbey College strives to provide students with a well-rounded education that promotes wise and ethical decisions. The Supply Chain Management degree guides our learners as they explore the intrinsic connection between professional preparation and a liberal arts education. Business at the Abbey is about merited financial success and much more. In addition to imparting key skills and knowledge, the faculty is committed to modeling and encouraging the further development of honesty, integrity, and virtue in our students.

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The Theatre program at Belmont Abbey College offers students the opportunity to be educated and to perform in drama, providing them with an understanding of the complexities of human nature and of the canon of Western theatrical writing. Through both theoretical and practical work in the dramatic arts, students nourish their minds and spirits, develop a deep understanding of the human person, and comprehend the beauty of God as expressed through imaginative creation within the framework of theatre. Through observation of human character dramatically portrayed, our students are motivated to emulate the True, the Good, and the Beautiful for their benefit and that of others.

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The Theology Department seeks to teach its students to speak truthfully of God and of all things in relation to God by introducing them to the riches of Scripture and of the Church’s living tradition. Becoming schooled in the Catholic theological tradition, students learn habits of mind that empower them to become more rooted in their faith, more aware of reality in all its complexities, and more capable of leading lives that are of service to the Church and society so that “in all things God may be glorified.” The B.A. in Theology is for those who are interested in learning to speak truthfully about God and of all things related to him. This is a professionalizing degree that opens up multiple careers within the Church, while also imparting the skills that students need in the workplace even outside theologically oriented occupations. The program requirements leave space for theology majors to pursue a minor or a major in another discipline.

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Day Program

The Theology Department seeks to teach its students to speak truthfully of God and of all things in relation to God by introducing them to the riches of Scripture and of the Church’s living tradition. Becoming schooled in the Catholic theological tradition, students learn habits of mind that empower them to become more rooted in their faith, more aware of reality in all its complexities, and more capable of leading lives that are of service to the Church and society so that “in all things God may be glorified.” The B.A. in Theology and Philosophy is designed for future Catholic theology and philosophy teachers and people who want to pursue graduate work in theology, philosophy, or other fields. Those who want to engage with the Catholic philosophical and theological tradition will have the opportunity to be deeply schooled by it, while building up the set of professional skills that will empower them to pursue their dream career.

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2020-2021 Academic Calendar

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Academic Calendar 2020-2021

Fall 2020 Semester
August12WednesdayCCPS New Student Orientation- Belmont Campus
14FridayOrientation begins; residence halls open for new students
16SundayResidence halls open for returning students
17MondayRegistration and drop/add begins for all sessions; ADP1 MW classes begin
18TuesdayTraditional day classes begin; ADP1 TR classes begin
21FridayDrop/add ends for all sessions except ADP2
September16WednesdayLast day to withdraw officially from an ADP1 class with a "W"
October6TuesdayLast day for ADP I TR classes
7WednesdayLast day for ADP I MW classes
8ThursdayFinal exam: ADP1 TR 6:00 classes
12MondayFinal exam: ADP1 MW 6:00 classes
13TuesdayFinal exam: ADP1 TR 8:15 classes note: exam begins at 6:00 p.m.
14WednesdayFinal exam: ADP1 MW 8:15 classes note: exam begins at 6:00 p.m.
16-18Friday - SundayCommunity Service
15ThursdayADP2 TR classes begin
16FridayADP1 final grades and traditional mid-semester grades due in the Registrar's Office by 12:00 noon
19MondayADP2 MW classes begin
22ThursdayDrop/add ends for ADP2 classes
26MondayLast day to withdraw officially from a traditional, or ADP weekend class with a "W"
November3TuesdaySpring pre-registration: currently enrolled seniors
4WednesdaySpring pre-registration: currently enrolled juniors
5ThursdaySpring pre-registration: currently enrolled sophomores; last day to withdraw from ADPII class with a "W"
6FridaySpring pre-registration: currently enrolled freshmen
20FridayLast Day of Seated Physical Classes (all programs)
20-21Friday-SundayResidence Halls Close
21-29Saturday - SundayThanksgiving holidays - No classes Traditional Day Program Only
30MondaySpring 2021 Payment Due; first day of remote learning all programs
December3ThursdayLast day of traditional classes; last day for ADP II TR classes
4FridayFinal exams - traditional classes (all final exams will be remotely administered)
7MondayFinal exams - traditional classes; Last day for ADP II MW classes (all final exams will be remotely administered)
8TuesdayCollege Closed Feast of the Immaculate Conception
9WednesdayFinal exams - traditional classes; Final exam: ADP2 MW 6:00 classes (all final exams will be remotely administered)
10ThursdayFinal exams - traditional classes; Final exam: ADP2 TR 6:00 classes (all final exams will be remotely administered)
11FridayFinal exams - traditional classes (all final exams will be remotely administered)
14MondayFinal exam: ADP2 MW 8:15 classes note: exam begins at 6:00 p.m. (all final exams will be remotely administered)
15TuesdayFinal exam: ADP2 TR 8:15 classes note: exam begins at 6:00 p.m.; FINAL GRADES FOR TRADITIONAL CLASSES DUE AT NOON
17ThursdayFinal Grades for ADP II due at noon
Spring 2021 Semester (revised 09/22/2020)
January6WednesdayCCPS New Student Orientation - Belmont Campus
11MondayADP1 MW classes begin (remote delivery for the first week only)
12TuesdayADP1 TR classes begin (remote delivery for the first week only)
14ThursdayDrop/add ends for ADP I
17SundayResidence halls open
18MondayMartin Luther King Day - No classes
19Tuesday Registration and drop/add begins for traditional classes; traditional day classes begin
22FridayDrop/add ends for traditional and Q classes only
February10WednesdayLast day to offcially withdraw from an ADP I class with a "W"
19FridayCommunity Service Day No Classes
March2TuesdayADP I TR classes end
3WednesdayADP I MW classes end
4ThursdayFinal Exam: ADP I TR 6:00 classes
8MondayFinal Exam: ADP I MW 6:00 classes
9TuesdayFinal Exam: ADP I TR 8:15 classes note: exam begins at 6:00 p.m.
10WednesdayFinal Exam: ADP I MW 8:15 classes note: exam begins at 6:00 p.m.
11ThursdayADP II TR Classes begin
15MondayADP II MW Classes begin
17WednesdayADP I final grades and traditional mid-semester grades due in the Registrar's Office by noon; last day to drop/add ADP 2 classes
22MondaySt. Benedict's Day - College Closed
April1-5Thursday-MondayEaster Holidays Begin - No classes (traditional or ADP)
12MondayLast day to withdraw officially from traditional or ADP II classes with a "W"
14WednesdayFall pre-registration: currently enrolled seniors and juniors
15ThursdayFall pre-registration: currently enrolled sophomores
16FridayFall pre-registration: currently enrolled freshmen
May 3MondayLast day of traditional classes; Last day for ADP II MW classes
4TuesdayReading Day for traditional classes; Last day for ADP II TR classes
5WednesdayFinal exams - traditional classes; Final exam: ADP2 MW 6:00 classes
6ThursdayFinal exams - traditional classes; Final Exam: ADP 2 TR 6:00 classes
7FridayFinal exams - traditional classes
10MondayFinal exams - traditional classes; ADP2 MW 8:15 classes note: exam begins at 6:00 p.m.
11TuesdayFinal exams - traditional classes; Final exam: ADP2 TR 8:15 classes note: exam begins at 6:00 p.m.
12WednesdayResidence Halls Close
13ThursdaySenior grades due in the Registrar's Office by 12:00 noon
15SaturdayBaccalaureate Mass (9:00 am) and Commencement (11:00 am)
16SundayResidence Halls Close for Graduating Seniors
17MondayAll final grades due in the Registrar's Office by 12:00 noon
31MondayMemorial Day - College Closed
N.B.: Fall 2021 semester payment is due on or before July 1, 2021

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Fall 2019   
August
14WednesdayCCPS New Student Orientation- Belmont Campus
16FridayOrientation begins; residence halls open for new students
18SundayResidence halls open for returning students
19MondayRegistration and drop/add begins for all sessions; ADP1 MW classes begin
20TuesdayTraditional day classes begin; ADP1 TR classes begin
23FridayDrop/add ends for all sessions except ADP2
September
2MondayLabor Day - No classes
18WednesdayLast day to withdraw officially from an ADP1 class with a "W"
October
8TuesdayLast day for ADP I TR classes
9WednesdayLast day for ADP I MW classes
10ThursdayFinal exam: ADP1 TR 6:00 classes
14MondayFinal exam: ADP1 MW 6:00 classes
15TuesdayFinal exam: ADP1 TR 8:15 classes note: exam begins at 6:00 p.m.
16WednesdayFinal exam: ADP1 MW 8:15 classes note: exam begins at 6:00 p.m.
17-20Thursday - SundayMid-semester break - No traditional classes (ADP Classes will be held)
17ThursdayADP2 TR classes begin
18FridayADP1 final grades and traditional mid-semester grades due in the Registrar's Office by 12:00 noon
21MondayADP2 MW classes begin
24ThursdayDrop/add ends for ADP2 classes
28MondayLast day to withdraw officially from a traditional, or ADP weekend class with a "W"
November
1FridayAll Saints Day - No Traditional Classes
5TuesdaySpring pre-registration: currently enrolled seniors
6WednesdaySpring pre-registration: currently enrolled juniors
7ThursdaySpring pre-registration: currently enrolled sophomores; last day to withdraw from ADPII class with a "W"
8FridaySpring pre-registration: currently enrolled freshmen
27 - Dec 1Wednesday - SundayThanksgiving holidays - No classes
December
2MondaySpring 2020 Payment Due
6FridayLast day of traditional classes
9MondayFinal exams - traditional classes; Last day for ADP II MW classes
10TuesdayFinal exams - traditional classes; Last day for ADP II TR classes
11WednesdayFinal exams - traditional classes; Final exam: ADP2 MW 6:00 classes
12ThursdayFinal exams - traditional classes; Final exam: ADP2 TR 6:00 classes
13FridayFinal exams - traditional classes
14SaturdayResidence halls close
16MondayFinal exam: ADP2 MW 8:15 classes note: exam begins at 6:00 p.m.
17TuesdayFinal exam: ADP2 TR 8:15 classes note: exam begins at 6:00 p.m .; FINAL GRADES FOR TRADITIONAL CLASSES DUE AT NOON
19ThursdayFinal Grades for ADP II due at noon
Spring 2020
January
8WednesdayCCPS New Student Orientation - Belmont Campus
12SundayResidence halls open
13MondayRegistration and drop/add begins for all sessions; ADP1 MW classes begin
14TuesdayTraditional day classes begin; ADP1 TR classes begin
17FridayDrop/add ends for all sessions except ADP2
20MondayMartin Luther King Day - No classes
February
12WednesdayLast day to offcially withdraw from an ADP I class with a "W"
March
3TuesdayADP I TR classes end
4WednesdayADP I MW classes end
5ThursdayFinal Exam: ADP I TR 6:00 classes
9MondayFinal Exam: ADP I MW 6:00 classes
10TuesdayFinal Exam: ADP I TR 8:15 classes note: exam begins at 6:00 p.m.
11WednesdayFinal Exam: ADP I MW 8:15 classes note: exam begins at 6:00 p.m.
12ThursdayADP II TR Classes begin
14-22Saturday - SundayMid-semester break - No traditional classes (ADP Classes will be held)
16MondayADP II MW Classes begin
18WednesdayADP I final grades and traditional mid-semester grades due in the Registrar's Office by noon; last day to drop/add ADP 2 classes
20FridaySt. Benedict's Day - College Closed
April
1WednesdayFall pre-registration: currently enrolled seniors and juniors
2ThursdayFall pre-registration: currently enrolled sophomores
3FridayFall pre-registration: currently enrolled freshmen
6MondayLast day to withdraw officially from traditional or ADP II classes with a "W"
9-13Thursday-MondayEaster Holidays Begin - No classes
May
1FridayLast day of traditional classes
4MondayFinal exams - traditional classes; Last day for ADP II MW classes
5TuesdayFinal exams - traditional classes; Last day for ADP II TR classes
6WednesdayFinal exams - traditional classes; Final exam: ADP2 MW 6:00 classes
7ThursdayFinal exams - traditional classes; Final Exam: ADP 2 TR 6:00 classes
8FridayFinal exams - traditional classes
9SaturdayResidence Halls Close
11MondayFinal exam: ADP2 MW 8:15 classes note: exam begins at 6:00 p.m.
12TuesdayFinal exam: ADP2 TR 8:15 classes note: exam begins at 6:00 p.m.
12TuesdaySenior grades due in the Registrar's Office by 12:00 noon
14ThursdaySenior grades due in the Registrar's Office by 12:00 noon
16SaturdayBaccalaureate Mass (9:00 am) and Commencement (11:00 am)
17SundayResidence Halls Close for Graduating Seniors
18MondayAll final grades due in the Registrar's Office by 12:00 noon
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Calendar of Events
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last Withdrawal Day for fall semester

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Spring pre-registration for Seniors

Spring pre-registration for Juniors

Spring pre-registration for Sophomores; Last Withdrawal Day

Spring pre-registration for freshmen

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Residence halls close – Fall 2020

Last Day of Seated Physical Classes (all programs)

Residence halls close – Fall 2020

Thanksgiving holidays

Thanksgiving holidays

Thanksgiving holidays

Thanksgiving holidays

Thanksgiving holidays

Thanksgiving holidays

Thanksgiving holidays

Thanksgiving holidays

Thanksgiving holidays

Spring 2021 Payment Due; First Day of Remote Learning

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Last day of traditional classes; last day for ADP II TR classes

Fall 2020 Semester Final exams

Fall 2020 Semester Final exams

Fall 2020 Semester Final exams

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