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  • Post Graduate Certifications
    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 Gainful Employment Disclosure The Post Master s Certificate in School Guidance Counseling is 32 credits and requires approximately 11 months to complete Tuition and fees total approximately 27 023 Estimated cost of books is 1 200 We enroll fewer than 10 students annually so do not have statistics to disclose average rate of borrowing number of students who complete within the normal timeframe etc The CIP Code is 13 1101 CIP description is Counselor Ed School Counseling and Guidance Services and corresponds to US Department of Labor Occupation SOC is Student Counseling and Personnel Services The Post Graduate Certificate in Equine Assisted Learning The Prescott College approach to Equine Assisted Learning EAL 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 Gainful Employment Disclosure The Post Master s Certificate in Equine Assisted Learning is 15 credits and requires approximately 8 months to complete Tuition and fees total approximately 12 530 Estimated cost of books is 754 We enroll fewer than 10 students annually so do not have statistics to disclose average rate of borrowing number of students who complete within the normal timeframe etc The CIP Code is 13 9999 CIP description is Education Other There is no corresponding code to the US Department of Labor Occupation SOC Expand All Minimize All Life Career Outcomes Life Career Outcomes Experiential Education Teacher Faculty Mentor Guides Faculty Mentor Guides Paul Smith Loren Thomas 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 wide library card allows borrowers to request books from any library in the county Online resources include millions of full text articles available through our article databases and over 130 000 e books available through ebrary More Information Tuition Fees Tuition Fees Limited Residency Master of Education Program Educational Leadership Principalship Tuition and Fees 2016 2017 Academic Year Two Terms Tuition and Fees Full Time Tuition 1 full time 12 credits enrollment for two terms 13 248 Sustainability Fee 100 Technology Fee 230 Orientation Fee first term only 180 Total Tuition and Fees 13 758 Indirect Costs Estimated Travel Expenses 2 1 040 Estimated Room Board 3 10 912 Books 754 Miscellaneous Personal 1 942 Total Indirect Costs 14 648 1 The per credit rate is 552

    Original URL path: http://www.prescott.edu/academics/concentrations/post-master (2016-02-13)
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  • Professional Teacher Preparation - Elementary and Secondary Education Certification
    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 proclaims to graduate schools prospective employers and the world Look this is what I m capable of doing Life Career

    Original URL path: http://www.prescott.edu/academics/concentrations/professional-teacher-preparation-elementary-secondary (2016-02-13)
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  • Secondary Education M Ed
    credit hour intensive sequenced 3 to 4 term master s degree program prepares students for teacher certification in grades 7 12 in their teaching major and or minor Students come to Prescott for a three day New Student Orientation and subsequently once per semester for a three day Colloquium in Prescott Course work is completed online and through independent study with the help of a graduate mentor Limited Residency Master of Education Prescott College s mission is to prepare teachers and administrators who have the knowledge and skills as well as the cultural and ecological sensitivities needed to bring about meaningful and transformational learning for all students We believe that education plays an important role in the shaping of a responsible citizenry that is invested in a just democracy While pursuing a Masters in Education for elementary education secondary education or in principal certification you will work with a group of faculty members who are scholar practitioners The College has intentionally recruited faculty who are experienced educators who bring both academic background and professional experience to their teaching Prescott College faculty are committed to school reform and to your professional growth and development All Prescott College programs including professional preparation programs are focused on the unique needs of each student and to some degree are self directed You will progress with a cohort of peers through the program collaborating dialoguing and debating either online or face to face during the mandatory residencies These non thesis professional preparation programs offered under the M Ed degree comply with the Arizona Department of Education requirements Students from other states are able to mold their program based on their state s requirements for certification The practical component 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 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

    Original URL path: http://www.prescott.edu/academics/concentrations/secondary-education (2016-02-13)
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  • Special Education
    Special Education qualifies educators to teach students with mild to moderate mental disabilities emotional disabilities and specific learning disabilities Prescott College offers this program in both a Bachelor of Arts degree and also through our post degree certification program for those who already hold an undergraduate degree Limited Residency Bachelor of Arts The Limited Residency Undergraduate Program for Education Teacher Preparation study area emphasizes current educational research and theory as well as practical experience in the classroom leading to the teaching certification in the student s home state For those students pursuing teacher certification the programs include course work field experiences including a 12 week student teaching experience and a set of structured assessments distributed throughout the program Individualized degree programs in Education typically focus on alternative learning environments such as outdoor adult or early childhood education Students can earn certification in Elementary Education Secondary Education Special Education Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education Also through the Limited Residency Undergraduate Program Prescott College offers a Post Degree Teaching Certificate in five different subject areas for both aspiring and experienced teachers Early Childhood Education Early Childhood Special Education Elementary Education Secondary Education and Special Education Students can also earn endorsements in Early Childhood Education Structured English Immersion SEI and as a Reading Specialist 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 Elementary School Teacher Faculty Mentor Guides Faculty Mentor Guides Wendy Watson Academic Resources Academic Resources Prescott College

    Original URL path: http://www.prescott.edu/academics/concentrations/cross-categorical-special-education (2016-02-13)
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  • Student-Directed Competence
    their own competence 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 proclaims to graduate schools prospective employers and the world Look this is what I m capable

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  • Sustainability Education
    Technology Experience News Events Publications Alligator Juniper Raven Review Transitions Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give Annual Fund What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Legacy Society Donor Recognition Complete List of Donors Meet our Donors Meet our Staff Resources for Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community Featured Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community 877 350 2100 Prescott College Explore History Values Vision Plan a Visit At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Academics 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 Apply Application Forms for All Programs Resident Undergraduate Degrees Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides 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 Sustainability Education Concentration Sustainability Education 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 My Academic Interests Please select your academic interests below to narrow your viewing results Undergraduate Masters Ph D Resident Limited Residency View Results Areas of Study for Your Selection Adventure Education Arts Humanities Education Teacher Preparation Environmental Studies Sustainability Global Studies Psychology Human Development and Counselor Education Social Justice Human Rights Sustainability Education View Expanded Results Reset

    Original URL path: http://www.prescott.edu/academics/concentrations/sustainability-education-edu (2016-02-13)
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  • Environmental Studies & Sustainability
    Residency Undergraduate students Sustainable Community Development Track Environmental Studies Track Limited Residency Master of Arts Environmental Studies originated from the natural sciences but has since expanded to include the social sciences humanities education economics design thinking ethics and justice Through your studies in Environmental Studies you can find limitless inspiration innovation and room for growth to improve our world communities and selves Master s students create projects that are transdisciplinary applied and solutions based and that focus on real world issues that matter to them Our program is specifically designed to be nimble accommodating and responsive to your diverse interests and needs Upon graduation you can contribute to and create ethical solutions and innovations that promote effective and responsible stewardship of our planet and its inhabitants Through our program you will be prepared for and can gain positions throughout the broad field of Environmental Studies You can catalyze change through your work in the non profit corporate and government sectors create innovative programs in education interpretation and social services and conduct research and affect policy about the management of natural resources and wildlife The opportunity exists to impact society through the creation of environmental literature photography and film You might help form collaborations between environmental and religious organizations or collaborate with indigenous groups in support of their autonomy culture and capacity You will be given the skills to establish non profits and international relief organizations truly green businesses sustainable community master plans community gardens and community supported food cooperatives or innovative start up schools and place based curricula that make a difference in your home communities 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 Expand All Minimize All Life Career Outcomes Life Career Outcomes Biologist Ecological Designer Ecologist Environmental Attorney Lawyer Environmental Educator Environmental Lawyer Field Biologist Fisheries Ecologist Forest Ranger Geologist High School Science Teacher Marine Biologist Marine Conservationist Marine Policy Advocate Museum Curator Natural Resource Specialist Preserve Manager Seabird Ecologist Sustainability Project Manager Faculty Mentor Guides Faculty Mentor Guides Walt Anderson Joel Barnes Edward Boyer Bob Ellis Tom Fleischner Lisa Floyd Hanna David Hanna Doug Hulmes Lorayne Meltzer Kurt Refsnider Mark Riegner Peter Sherman Terril Shorb Carl Tomoff Academic Resources Academic Resources Kino Bay Center for Cultural and Ecological Studies The Kino Bay Center is Prescott College s field station on the shores of the Gulf of California in Sonora Mexico Each year the Kino Bay Center hosts over 450 researchers students resident fellows and community visitors from dozens of institutions and community groups from Mexico the United States and other parts of the world The Kino Bay Center facilitates supports and integrates collaborative efforts promoting sustainable use and conservation of resources in the culturally and biologically rich Midriff Island Region of the Gulf of California The mission of the Kino Bay Center is to protect priority species and habitats through the integrated application

    Original URL path: http://www.prescott.edu/academics/study-areas/environmental-studies-sustainability (2016-02-13)
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  • Bachelor of Science
    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 proclaims to graduate schools prospective employers and the world Look this is what I m capable of doing Life Career Outcomes Life Career Outcomes Biologist Conservation Data Specialist Ecologist Environmental Attorney Lawyer Graduate School High School Science Teacher Marine Biologist Natural Resource Specialist Signature Courses Signature Courses Animal Behavior Animal Biology Botany Calculus Theory Practice Conservation Biology Field Methods for Plant Ecology Field Methods in Geology Foundations of General Chemistry Geographic Information Science Introduction to Geology of Arizona Geomorphology Topics in Natural History Ecology of the Southwest Phase I Organic Evolution Water in the West Faculty Mentor Guides Faculty Mentor Guides Walt Anderson Joel Barnes Edward Boyer Tom Fleischner Lisa Floyd Hanna David Hanna Doug Hulmes Lorayne Meltzer Kurt Refsnider Mark Riegner Peter Sherman Academic Resources Academic Resources Kino Bay Center for Cultural and Ecological Studies The Kino Bay Center is Prescott College s field station on the shores of the Gulf of California in Sonora Mexico Each year the Kino Bay Center hosts over 450 researchers students resident fellows and community visitors from dozens of institutions and community groups from Mexico the United States and other parts of the world The Kino Bay Center facilitates supports and integrates collaborative efforts promoting sustainable use and conservation of resources in the culturally

    Original URL path: http://www.prescott.edu/academics/concentrations/ess-bs (2016-02-13)
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