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  • Wilderness Leadership
    Students earning a degree in adventure education are capable of providing and facilitating positive safe and comprehensive educational experiences for the broader public Our hallmark is extended field time and personal mentorship with seasoned experts Expand All Minimize All Academic Elements Academic Elements Orientation Each fall and spring new Prescott College students find themselves in the classroom the breathtaking sometimes raw always diverse terrains and environments of the Southwest New Prescott students are introduced to the natural environment of the Southwest learn about themselves and each other and experience the educational philosophies of Prescott College during Orientation thus beginning the journey of developing relationships with their new home community and academic career For most students Orientation will mean a three week Desert Mountain and Canyon Expedition aka Wilderness Orientation Students as a small community of engaged learners will be backpacking throughout ecologically diverse locations in Arizona Studying Connecting Growing Other students will participate in a Base Camp Orientation or Community Based Orientation Follow this link for detailed information on these Orientation options Orientation Details First Year Experience In their first semester freshmen will enroll in courses addressing the concerns and challenges of being a college student First Year Students will choose from an array of immersive semester courses like Water in the West Art and Ecology Foundations of Leadership and Introduction to Psychology and Yoga which continue to build community forge relationships with faculty advisors and develop academic inquiry In their first semester at Prescott College transfer students participate in Crises of the 21st Century Research Methods Theories Students from environmental and social disciplines the arts and humanities will be introduced to theoretical and research approaches that foster ways of integrating their questions through class discussions and personal research Students enrolled in this course will be given individual support in creating a degree plan organizing courses they are transferring with into a pathway for graduation in their chosen fields Degree Plan During the first semester of their junior year students create a degree plan with the assistance of their faculty adviser which sketches the academic map of their journey It includes an overview of courses and credits earned brief descriptions of competence breadth and liberal arts areas lists of courses completed and those to be completed a tentative Senior Project plan and description and additional honors or experience that contribute to competence or breadth The Degree Plan is a living document that continues to evolve throughout the student s final three terms Senior Project Prescott College requires every student not just designated honors students to design and carry out an ambitious Senior Project This Project functions as both a demonstration of competence and a culmination of the undergraduate experience It may take the form of an ambitious research project a collection of original creative writing a curriculum plan and implementation a studio art exhibition a performance a case or field study or a challenging internship Another way of thinking about the Senior Project is as a bridge between a student

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  • Arts & Humanities
    College programs undergraduate students have the option of creating their own student directed competence or concentration Limited residency undergraduates explore the many ways that humans relate to each other and their environments through a political economic social cultural historical or aesthetic lens As active even activist artists or scholars they increase awareness and participation in intercultural dialogues while they examine their own and others beliefs and make contributions to existing and emerging bodies of knowledge and practice Individualized programs in Arts Cultural Studies prepare students for graduate study or careers in areas that include Anthropology Cultural and Regional Studies Expressive Arts History Humanities Journalism and Public Administration Limited Residency Master of Arts Program The Limited Residency Master of Arts Program provides opportunities for students to develop individually designed interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary studies in three major academic areas Traditional Humanities Arts and Letters Cultural Studies and Social Sciences Graduate students are encouraged to develop individualized study areas that incorporate cultural historical philosophical political and social aspects of their disciplines and work Numerous options are possible within the large framework of philosophy mythology and spirituality including religious studies ecofeminism cosmology dialogical ecology spiritual studies comparative religions and theology It is also possible within Humanities to focus a degree on some nonclinical areas in psychology such as wellness gerontology ecopsychology depth psychology forensic psychology spiritual psychology or psychology of women Expand All Minimize All Faculty Mentor Guides Faculty Mentor Guides Joan Clingan Julie Comnick Liz Faller Ellen Greenblum Nancy Mattina Delisa Myles Dana Oswald Sheila Sanderson Academic Resources Academic Resources Alligator Juniper Literary Magazine Alligator Juniper is an award winning national literary magazine published by Prescott College since 1995 It features contemporary poetry fiction creative nonfiction and black white photography We encourage submissions from writers and photographers at all levels emerging early career and established More Information Media Center The Media Center at Prescott College is a resource available to all students Our media lab features twelve Mac computers equipped with software such as Adobe Creative Suite and Final Cut Pro in addition to tools for sound editing photo editing flyer making and book design The Media Center is used for classes such as Digital Storytelling The Documentary and Newspaper Journalism Practicum while serving as the headquarters of the Raven Review Newspaper Raven Review The Raven Review is an independent newspaper managed by students enrolled in Newspaper Journalism Practicum and covers issues of interest to the Prescott community and readers throughout the Southwest News items feature pieces and editorials written by Prescott College student journalists appear alongside the work of regionally and nationally recognized professional journalists Tuition Fees Tuition Fees Resident Undergraduate Program Tuition and Fees 2016 2017 Academic Year Full Time Enrollment for 2 Terms Tuition and Fees Full Time Tuition full time enrollment for 2 terms New Students 27 528 1 Student Activities Fee 310 Sustainability Fee 100 Technology Fee 230 Additional Expenses Orientation Fees first term only 775 00 FA 16 Insurance pending 2 SP 17 Insurance pending 2 On

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  • Arts & Cultural Studies
    Home Undergraduate Degrees Graduate Degrees Faculty Mentor Guides The Prescott Difference Academic Calendar Course Schedules Non Degree Academic Resources Community Campus Resources Exchange Opportunities Orientation Colloquium Prior Learning Assessment Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Academics Photo By Abram Fleishman Concentration Arts Cultural Studies Concentration Arts Cultural Studies In all Prescott College programs undergraduate students have the option of creating their own student directed competence or concentration Students in Arts Cultural Studies explore the many ways that humans relate to each other and their environments through a political economic social cultural historical or aesthetic lens As active even activist artists or scholars they increase awareness and participation in intercultural dialogues while they examine their own and others beliefs and make contributions to existing and emerging bodies of knowledge and practice Individualized programs in Arts Cultural Studies prepare students for graduate study or careers in areas that include Anthropology Cultural and regional studies Expressive Arts History Humanities Journalism Public administration Art Writing and Literature Social advocacy and education in non profit organizations Expand All Minimize All Academic Elements LRU Academic Elements LRU Orientation All incoming Prescott College students are required to participate in New Student Orientation at the beginning of their first semester During Orientation you will receive information and experience activities designed to guide you through your specific program Orientation is a time during which students and faculty from diverse cultures different areas of study and with a variety of expertise can come together to build friendships exchange ideas and develop cohorts or informal networks to support you through your distance learning journey Students typically come away from Orientation inspired energized and ready for the next phase of independent scholarship Prior Learning Assessment Prescott College s commitment to student centered experiential learning includes a respect for the adult student s prior learning whether that learning occurred in non college settings recognized Massive Open Online Courses or in extended demanding professional experiences After the first semester Limited Residency Undergraduate students may apply to begin a process in which they document and request assessment of their prior learning in order to earn Prescott College credits Mentored Study Our mentored study program is the special ingredient that makes our distance program a high touch face to face experience that is customizable for each student and a proven success across the country Mentors are experts in their field and are vetted by our faculty You can work with your mentor in your home community virtually and even abroad The mix of mentored studies and online coursework allows you to achieve your educational goals while maintaining your personal schedule Life Career Outcomes Life Career Outcomes Art Administator Art Critic Graduate School Journalist Non Profit Manager Professional Writer Faculty Mentor Guides Faculty Mentor Guides Ellen Greenblum Academic Resources Academic Resources Prescott College Library The Prescott College Library supports the curriculum with a variety of print and electronic resources Our library catalog reflects not only our collection but that of

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  • Humanities Master of Arts
    Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Academics at Prescott College Academics Home Undergraduate Degrees Graduate Degrees Faculty Mentor Guides The Prescott Difference Academic Calendar Course Schedules Non Degree Academic Resources Community Campus Resources Exchange Opportunities Orientation Colloquium Prior Learning Assessment Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Academics Concentration Humanities Master of Arts Concentration Humanities Master of Arts The Limited Residency Master of Arts Humanities Program provides opportunities for students to develop individually designed interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary studies in three major academic areas Traditional Humanities Arts and Letters Cultural Studies Social Sciences Humanities students are encouraged to develop individualized study areas that incorporate cultural historical philosophical political and social aspects of their disciplines and work Numerous options are possible within the large framework of philosophy mythology and spirituality including religious studies ecofeminism cosmology dialogical ecology spiritual studies comparative religions and theology It is also possible within Humanities to focus a degree on some nonclinical areas in psychology such as wellness gerontology ecopsychology depth psychology forensic psychology spiritual psychology or psychology of women Expand All Minimize All Academic Elements Lim Res MA and MS Academic Elements Lim Res MA and MS Orientation All incoming Prescott College students are required to participate in New Student Orientation at the beginning of their first semester During Orientation you will receive information and experience activities designed to guide you through your specific program Orientation is a time during which students and faculty from diverse cultures different areas of study and with a variety of expertise can come together to build friendships exchange ideas and develop cohorts or informal networks to support you through your distance learning journey Students typically come away from Orientation inspired energized and ready for the next phase of independent scholarship Colloquia Limited Residency Master s students attend colloquia on the Prescott campus during each Fall and Spring semester Each Prescott Colloquium begins on Friday morning and goes until Sunday or Monday afternoon During the colloquia students connect with their cohort make presentations and contribute to ongoing dialogue and scholarship among peers and faculty Colloquia also include workshops that address the nuts and bolts of the limited residency programs and presentations from internationally known keynote speakers Life Career Outcomes Life Career Outcomes Art Administator Art Critic Art Theorist Film Director Film Producer Professional Photographer Professional Studio Artist Professional Writer Travel Writer Faculty Mentor Guides Faculty Mentor Guides Joan Clingan Nancy Mattina Academic Resources Academic Resources Prescott College Library The Prescott College Library supports the curriculum with a variety of print and electronic resources Our library catalog reflects not only our collection but that of more than 30 other libraries in Yavapai county A system

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  • Interdisciplinary Arts & Letters
    in motion through the physical and creative realms of nonverbal exploration and expression Firm in the origins of dance as an agent of personal and societal development our program aspires to meet our changing world We are intent on expanding boundaries of dance and performance to include health and wellness community building environmental awareness and social sustainability Students may choose to pursue a career in Dance and or apply their dance related skills to diverse professions Graduates often discover that dance experience is a significant asset to their resumes Expand All Minimize All Academic Elements Academic Elements Orientation Each fall and spring new Prescott College students find themselves in the classroom the breathtaking sometimes raw always diverse terrains and environments of the Southwest New Prescott students are introduced to the natural environment of the Southwest learn about themselves and each other and experience the educational philosophies of Prescott College during Orientation thus beginning the journey of developing relationships with their new home community and academic career For most students Orientation will mean a three week Desert Mountain and Canyon Expedition aka Wilderness Orientation Students as a small community of engaged learners will be backpacking throughout ecologically diverse locations in Arizona Studying Connecting Growing Other students will participate in a Base Camp Orientation or Community Based Orientation Follow this link for detailed information on these Orientation options Orientation Details First Year Experience In their first semester freshmen will enroll in courses addressing the concerns and challenges of being a college student First Year Students will choose from an array of immersive semester courses like Water in the West Art and Ecology Foundations of Leadership and Introduction to Psychology and Yoga which continue to build community forge relationships with faculty advisors and develop academic inquiry In their first semester at Prescott College transfer students participate in Crises of the 21st Century Research Methods Theories Students from environmental and social disciplines the arts and humanities will be introduced to theoretical and research approaches that foster ways of integrating their questions through class discussions and personal research Students enrolled in this course will be given individual support in creating a degree plan organizing courses they are transferring with into a pathway for graduation in their chosen fields Degree Plan During the first semester of their junior year students create a degree plan with the assistance of their faculty adviser which sketches the academic map of their journey It includes an overview of courses and credits earned brief descriptions of competence breadth and liberal arts areas lists of courses completed and those to be completed a tentative Senior Project plan and description and additional honors or experience that contribute to competence or breadth The Degree Plan is a living document that continues to evolve throughout the student s final three terms Senior Project Prescott College requires every student not just designated honors students to design and carry out an ambitious Senior Project This Project functions as both a demonstration of competence and a culmination of

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  • Visual Arts
    receive hands on instruction in a variety of media while developing a critical understanding of their art practice within contemporary visual culture The faculty of artists in the Visual Arts Area endeavors to cultivate a sense of community through the common experience of the creative process and by sharing their professional experience with students Our studio and field based courses encourage students to refine creative thought and apply acquired knowledge and skill to the making of images objects and experimental works while our Practicum and Development courses provide students with professional experience in gallery and curatorial studies preparing the student for careers in the arts after Prescott College Expand All Minimize All Academic Elements Academic Elements Orientation Each fall and spring new Prescott College students find themselves in the classroom the breathtaking sometimes raw always diverse terrains and environments of the Southwest New Prescott students are introduced to the natural environment of the Southwest learn about themselves and each other and experience the educational philosophies of Prescott College during Orientation thus beginning the journey of developing relationships with their new home community and academic career For most students Orientation will mean a three week Desert Mountain and Canyon Expedition aka Wilderness Orientation Students as a small community of engaged learners will be backpacking throughout ecologically diverse locations in Arizona Studying Connecting Growing Other students will participate in a Base Camp Orientation or Community Based Orientation Follow this link for detailed information on these Orientation options Orientation Details First Year Experience In their first semester freshmen will enroll in courses addressing the concerns and challenges of being a college student First Year Students will choose from an array of immersive semester courses like Water in the West Art and Ecology Foundations of Leadership and Introduction to Psychology and Yoga which continue to build community forge relationships with faculty advisors and develop academic inquiry In their first semester at Prescott College transfer students participate in Crises of the 21st Century Research Methods Theories Students from environmental and social disciplines the arts and humanities will be introduced to theoretical and research approaches that foster ways of integrating their questions through class discussions and personal research Students enrolled in this course will be given individual support in creating a degree plan organizing courses they are transferring with into a pathway for graduation in their chosen fields Degree Plan During the first semester of their junior year students create a degree plan with the assistance of their faculty adviser which sketches the academic map of their journey It includes an overview of courses and credits earned brief descriptions of competence breadth and liberal arts areas lists of courses completed and those to be completed a tentative Senior Project plan and description and additional honors or experience that contribute to competence or breadth The Degree Plan is a living document that continues to evolve throughout the student s final three terms Senior Project Prescott College requires every student not just designated honors students to design and

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  • Writing and Literature
    to further explore their passions refine their skills and apply their knowledge in preparation for future work and study Expand All Minimize All Academic Elements Academic Elements Orientation Each fall and spring new Prescott College students find themselves in the classroom the breathtaking sometimes raw always diverse terrains and environments of the Southwest New Prescott students are introduced to the natural environment of the Southwest learn about themselves and each other and experience the educational philosophies of Prescott College during Orientation thus beginning the journey of developing relationships with their new home community and academic career For most students Orientation will mean a three week Desert Mountain and Canyon Expedition aka Wilderness Orientation Students as a small community of engaged learners will be backpacking throughout ecologically diverse locations in Arizona Studying Connecting Growing Other students will participate in a Base Camp Orientation or Community Based Orientation Follow this link for detailed information on these Orientation options Orientation Details First Year Experience In their first semester freshmen will enroll in courses addressing the concerns and challenges of being a college student First Year Students will choose from an array of immersive semester courses like Water in the West Art and Ecology Foundations of Leadership and Introduction to Psychology and Yoga which continue to build community forge relationships with faculty advisors and develop academic inquiry In their first semester at Prescott College transfer students participate in Crises of the 21st Century Research Methods Theories Students from environmental and social disciplines the arts and humanities will be introduced to theoretical and research approaches that foster ways of integrating their questions through class discussions and personal research Students enrolled in this course will be given individual support in creating a degree plan organizing courses they are transferring with into a pathway for graduation in their chosen fields Degree Plan During the first semester of their junior year students create a degree plan with the assistance of their faculty adviser which sketches the academic map of their journey It includes an overview of courses and credits earned brief descriptions of competence breadth and liberal arts areas lists of courses completed and those to be completed a tentative Senior Project plan and description and additional honors or experience that contribute to competence or breadth The Degree Plan is a living document that continues to evolve throughout the student s final three terms Senior Project Prescott College requires every student not just designated honors students to design and carry out an ambitious Senior Project This Project functions as both a demonstration of competence and a culmination of the undergraduate experience It may take the form of an ambitious research project a collection of original creative writing a curriculum plan and implementation a studio art exhibition a performance a case or field study or a challenging internship Another way of thinking about the Senior Project is as a bridge between a student s undergraduate career and work after graduation The Senior Project stands as a calling card that

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  • Education & Teacher Preparation
    of these certification programs is completed in the student s home state Graduate Teaching Assistantships are available for students who wish to gain teaching experience and defray the cost of their Master s program A complete description and application instructions can be found here Limited Residency Post Master Post Master s School Guidance Counseling Certificate Students who have already earned a master s degree from a regionally accredited post secondary institution can earn a Prescott College Institutional Recommendation IR leading to Arizona School Guidance Counseling Certification upon successful completion of at least 32 designated certification semester credits in School Guidance Counseling course work Students must participate in orientation and attend graduate colloquia scheduled during the students enrollment Students must complete all other Program or College requirements for the post degree level of study Prescott College accepts up to 15 graduate semester credits in transfer course work from other regionally accredited post secondary institutions as long as College faculty members confirm that the courses and credits to be transferred meet College established curricular standards and expectations If a student is planning to obtain certification in a state other than Arizona the student is required and responsible for research into that state s certification requirements in order to ensure compliance Upon successful completion of the post degree study requirements each student must apply to the College for an Institutional Recommendation IR for Arizona School Guidance Counseling Certification The Graduate Certificate in Equine Assisted Learning The Prescott College approach to Equine Assisted Learning invites participants to explore non mental health areas such as experiential education organizational development coaching effective facilitation and relational horsemanship The Certificate program blends together real life application with hands on experience under the guidance of internationally renowned practitioners for life changing results The course work explores the theoretical understanding ethical issues facilitation skills and relational equine skills crucial for mastery This concentration focuses on human and other living systems and patterns that enhance transformative learning experience for others Limited Residency PhD in Sustainability Education The Prescott College Limited Residency Ph D program in Education with a concentration in Sustainability Education views education broadly as social learning that occurs in settings that are both formal educational institutions for example and non formal such as families community events media and businesses The term education is considered to mean both the act or practice of educating or being educated and the study of education as a process Within the central theme of sustainability education students create individualized proposals for formal course work and a practicum based on an educational vision Finally Ph D students undertake an action oriented dissertation demonstrating passionate scholarship as well as its application in the sustainability education niche Endorsement Programs Prescott College offers courses students need to meet endorsement requirements Completion of the following approved course work identified by the Arizona Department of Education leads to an endorsement in the following areas K 8 Reading Endorsement Structured English Immersion SEI and Early Childhood Education For more information about the Endorsement Programs contact the Admissions office at 877 350 2100 ext 2106 or email them at admissions prescott edu Expand All Minimize All Academic Elements Academic Elements Orientation Each fall and spring new Prescott College students find themselves in the classroom the breathtaking sometimes raw always diverse terrains and environments of the Southwest New Prescott students are introduced to the natural environment of the Southwest learn about themselves and each other and experience the educational philosophies of Prescott College during Orientation thus beginning the journey of developing relationships with their new home community and academic career For most students Orientation will mean a three week Desert Mountain and Canyon Expedition aka Wilderness Orientation Students as a small community of engaged learners will be backpacking throughout ecologically diverse locations in Arizona Studying Connecting Growing Other students will participate in a Base Camp Orientation or Community Based Orientation Follow this link for detailed information on these Orientation options Orientation Details First Year Experience In their first semester freshmen will enroll in courses addressing the concerns and challenges of being a college student First Year Students will choose from an array of immersive semester courses like Water in the West Art and Ecology Foundations of Leadership and Introduction to Psychology and Yoga which continue to build community forge relationships with faculty advisors and develop academic inquiry In their first semester at Prescott College transfer students participate in Crises of the 21st Century Research Methods Theories Students from environmental and social disciplines the arts and humanities will be introduced to theoretical and research approaches that foster ways of integrating their questions through class discussions and personal research Students enrolled in this course will be given individual support in creating a degree plan organizing courses they are transferring with into a pathway for graduation in their chosen fields Degree Plan During the first semester of their junior year students create a degree plan with the assistance of their faculty adviser which sketches the academic map of their journey It includes an overview of courses and credits earned brief descriptions of competence breadth and liberal arts areas lists of courses completed and those to be completed a tentative Senior Project plan and description and additional honors or experience that contribute to competence or breadth The Degree Plan is a living document that continues to evolve throughout the student s final three terms Senior Project Prescott College requires every student not just designated honors students to design and carry out an ambitious Senior Project This Project functions as both a demonstration of competence and a culmination of the undergraduate experience It may take the form of an ambitious research project a collection of original creative writing a curriculum plan and implementation a studio art exhibition a performance a case or field study or a challenging internship Another way of thinking about the Senior Project is as a bridge between a student s undergraduate career and work after graduation The Senior Project stands as a calling card

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