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  • Human Development
    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 Photo By Matthew Lester Concentration Human Development Concentration Human Development Human Development is a limited residency undergraduate competence area that allows students to explore the many ways that humans are both unique and a part of the web of life It provides students with individualized opportunities to select from a wide variety of courses that provide perspectives on human potential It is a broad based competence area with many courses from which to choose Students freedom to select mentors and courses according to their interests reflects Prescott College s educational philosophy which stresses mentored self directed and experiential education within an interdisciplinary curriculum Limited Residency Bachelor of Arts Human Development Studies provides relevant and rigorous theoretical and experiential preparations for students interested in advocacy community service and the helping professions generally Students pursue courses and internships that provide perspectives on human needs and potential while encouraging personal growth and increasingly sophisticated communication skills They develop self awareness and a respect for both human and non human worlds that fosters integration of the cognitive emotional behavioral social and spiritual aspects of the human personality with an understanding of systems perspectives This kind of integration often requires a shift in attention beyond modern Western views of human nature Although each student is free to design an individualized degree program many students opt for one of these popular learning paths Holistic Health Human Services Psychology Women s Studies Expand All Minimize All Life Career Outcomes Life Career Outcomes Graduate School Mental Health Counselor Faculty Mentor Guides Faculty Mentor Guides Robyn Bryers Liz Faller Gary Stogsdill Tuition Fees Tuition Fees Limited Residency Undergraduate Program Tuition and Fees 2016 2017 Academic Year three terms Direct Costs Fall Spring Summer Assumes Full Time 12 credits 12 credits 12 credits Tuition 578 per credit 6 936 6 936 6 936 Orientation Fee first term only 150 Sustainability Fee 50 50 50 Technology Fee 115 115 115 Total Direct Costs 7 251 7 101 7 101 Indirect Costs variable 1 Fall Spring Summer Assumes 4 5 months 4 5 months

    Original URL path: http://www.prescott.edu/academics/concentrations/human-development (2016-02-13)
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  • Master of Science in Counseling
    Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Academics Photo By Daniel Alexander Roca Concentration Master of Science in Counseling Concentration Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling The Prescott College Master of Science in Counseling program offers you an opportunity to discover and develop your own therapeutic qualities while learning theory and building skills for professional practice as either clinical counselors couple and family therapists addiction counselors or school counselors in various capacities of your own choosing At the heart of the program is a holistic approach to mental health healing and wellness This approach emphasizes empowerment of the client and recognizes the client s experiential awareness as a key element in meaningful change The Masters in Counseling Program provides an interdisciplinary student centered learning environment that integrates global and local social and professional issues with professional practice while maintaining an emphasis on student academic professional and cultural competence The 60 semester credit curriculum includes required core courses and supervised clinical experiences needed for all graduates to be prepared for successful ethical and competent practice as mental health counselors as well as eligibility to pursue licensure in most states Students must select one of five areas of specialization Clinical Mental Health Counseling prepares graduates to work with clients across a spectrum of mental and emotional disorders as well as to promote mental health and wellness Clinical Mental Health Counselors are knowledgeable in the principles and practices of diagnosis treatment referral and prevention and often work in interdisciplinary teams with other health professionals An emphasis in Somatic Oriented Counseling is available within this specialization Couple and Family Counseling prepares graduates to work with individuals couples and families from a family systems perspective Couple and Family Counselors work with clients across a variety of mental and emotional disorders relationship issues or communication issues and in a variety of work settings including inpatient facilities community mental health centers private practice offices and social service agencies Rehabilitation Counseling prepares graduates with the knowledge skills and practices necessary to address a wide range of disabilities issues in training and vocational programs as well as in a more broad mental health counseling context Rehabilitation counselors partner with individuals with disabilities to assist them in make informed choices obtain gainful employment pursue meaningful careers and live independently Addictions Counseling prepares graduates to work with persons and families affected by alcohol drugs gambling sexual and other addictive disorders e g food related This program focuses on models of treatment prevention recovery and relapse prevention of addiction along with the appropriate application of appropriate interventions School Counseling prepares graduates to work with students ranging from kindergarten through high school School counselors promote the academic career and personal social development of students through understanding how to design and implement comprehensive school guidance and counseling programs that include time for individual counseling group counseling classroom guidance and family and teacher consultations within the school setting Students have the option to enhance their education

    Original URL path: http://www.prescott.edu/academics/concentrations/master-science-counseling (2016-02-13)
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  • Psychology/Human Development
    or certifications help insure a practitioner s competency Students are encouraged to carefully plan for these and other kinds of professional growth opportunities Resident Bachelor of Arts The Resident Undergraduate Degree in Psychology Human Development and Counseling provides students with opportunities to select from a wide variety of courses that offer perspectives on human potential It is a broad based competence area with many courses from which to choose Students freedom to choose mentors and courses according to their interests reflects Prescott College s educational philosophy which stresses mentored self directed experiential education within an interdisciplinary curriculum 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

    Original URL path: http://www.prescott.edu/academics/concentrations/counseling-psychology (2016-02-13)
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  • Student-Directed Competence
    select from a wide variety of courses that offer perspectives on human potential It is a broad based competence area with many courses from which to choose Students freedom to choose mentors and courses according to their interests reflects Prescott College s educational philosophy which stresses mentored self directed experiential education within an interdisciplinary curriculum 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

    Original URL path: http://www.prescott.edu/academics/concentrations/student-directed-competence-psychology-counselor-education (2016-02-13)
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  • Social Justice & Human Rights
    cultural gendered oppression Community Organizing skills together with a strong theoretical basis prepare students for applying their skill set within different organizing settings and working in collaboration with directly affected communities Students will spend their first class in the field the program begins with a month long intensive orientation in Los Angeles This type of hands on field experience prepares each entering cohort to get the most out of our theory and practice based pedagogical approach Through scholarly study each cohort engages with major questions and debates in the interdisciplinary and applied study of urbanization and globalization builds an intentional learning community and explores themes of justice home and community in diverse contexts of social justice organizing and activism During the January winter block students travel to the U S Mexico borderlands for 3 weeks to explore the social and environmental impacts and social justice organizing possibilities created by globalization in the transnational border region During this intensive field course students are immersed in many of the issues that make Arizona a microcosm of the global crises of the twenty first century The fall and spring semesters will be spent in Prescott in a core curriculum providing historical and theoretical context for social justice and human rights work Students will through the choice of an elective course identify the focus of their individual work such as human rights research strategic media and communications or community organizing Students begin to identify the specific skills they will focus on developing that will lead to their thesis and final project During the final semester students will culminate their work in a final M A Participatory Social Justice Research Project There are three options offered a Research Paper Thesis an Organization Campaign Project Report or a Media and Communications Proposal and Product All of these research based options are considered to be of equal merit and value Students will choose the option that is most appropriate for their research interests and future plan for professional work 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 Prescott College offers a limited number of scholarships to alumni of the City Year program who enter the Masters in Social Justice and Human Rights program Click here for the details Expand All Minimize All Life Career Outcomes Life Career Outcomes Labor and Community Organizer Lawyer Non Profit Manager Social Justice Activist Signature Courses Signature Courses Coalition Building and Alliance Politics Historical Contemporary Social Movements Identity Power and Privilege Landscapes of Neoliberalism Conditions of Crisis and Change Praxis Organizing and Activism Research Design and Methods SJHR Thesis and Practicum Prep Urban Field Orientation Justice Home Community Faculty Mentor Guides Faculty Mentor Guides Joan Clingan Anita Fernández Zoe Hammer Ernesto Mireles Mary Poole Academic Resources Academic Resources Kino Bay Center for Cultural and Ecological Studies The Kino Bay Center is Prescott College s field station on the

    Original URL path: http://www.prescott.edu/academics/study-areas/social-justice-human-rights (2016-02-13)
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  • Sustainability Education
    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 Education for Sustainability Education for sustainability is the practice of learning how to achieve global and local sustainable communities It is a life long individual and social learning progression that challenges the dominant ecological psychological economic and social paradigms The desired outcome is an informed involved citizenry with the social and scientific literacy commitment and creative problem solving skills to engage in responsible individual and cooperative actions toward a sustainable society Achieving sustainability in all dimensions of human existence depends on adopting an educational paradigm that manifests and supports change toward a sustainable secure society The Limited Residency Ph D program in Sustainability Education strives to contribute to synergistic learning and change in consciousness education culture and ultimately society Individualized Areas of Study 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 Student Directed Learning At Prescott College programs of study at all levels are individualized no two paths taken by Ph D students are identical Envision your educational goals design your course of study and complete coursework under the guidance of experts Faculty and advisors work with each student to co create an individualized concentration This collaborative approach ensures valuable learning for teacher and student alike This design of this highly selective innovative and forward thinking program is especially useful for Teachers educators and community leaders and activists Professional leadership and management staff active in government and non governmental organizations Business professionals and social entrepreneurs Hybrid Low Residency Online Instruction Model Prescott College s Limited Residency programs are unlike any other educational experience Students combine self directed individually mentored and online education with brief visits to campus Our Ph D students complete their coursework wherever they live There is no need to uproot yourself or your family to complete this degree Your community and workplace becomes your classroom as you design your unique educational experience The program is organized into three distinct phases and takes three years to complete for full time students 12 semester credits per term Students can do phases 2 and 3 as part time students if they d like The first phase is dedicated to establishing the cohort and completing a common set of core courses 24 credits The courses are launched in a traditional classroom setting during the first PhD colloquium in August After the colloquium students continue with their coursework using Moodle our online course management system The second phase is dedicated to student designed coursework including theory research and an optional practicum 28 credits Phase three includes the dissertation proposal and completing the dissertation 20 credits The entire program requires 72

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  • Prescott College Ranked Top 10 Most Innovative
    Know Online Payment Options Tuition and Fees Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Submit A Profile Directory Departments Offices Registrar Human Resources Administration Information Technology Services Instructional 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 Prescott College Ranked Top 10 Most Innovative Experience Home News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Experience News Prescott College was recently named to a ranking of the most innovative small colleges in America by BestDegreePrograms org The ranking was created from a list of small schools based on total enrollment their national and regional awards flexibility in instruction and most importantly their ongoing commitment to innovation On the total list of 50 schools Prescott College was rated higher than schools such as Colby College Colgate Amherst Merrimack Haverford Scripps and others Check out our profile and how we compare to the other schools here http www bestdegreeprograms org top schools innovative small colleges 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 Selection Featured Concentrations Experiential Education Gender Sexuality Gender and Sexuality Studies Integral Adventure Education Marine Studies

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  • Prescott College Ranked Among Best Value Colleges and Universities in Arizona
    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 Prescott College Ranked Among Best Value Colleges and Universities in Arizona Experience Home News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Experience News We attract students who want to make a living making a difference in areas like the environment and social justice We are excited to be ranked among the best value colleges and universities in Arizona Prescott College has been ranked among the nine best value colleges and universities in Arizona by Best Value Schools For this ranking the National Center for Education Statistics College Navigator database and the PayScale College Return on Investment ROI Report were used to determine schools that are the best value for the price The following factors were considered Graduation Rate Net Price Acceptance Rate and 20 Year Net ROI Prescott College has been at the forefront of whole person experiential learning for nearly 50 years says John Flicker President of Prescott College We attract students who want to make a living making a difference in areas like the environment and social justice We are excited to be ranked among the best value colleges and universities in Arizona The full Best Value Schools ranking article can be found at http www bestvalueschools com rankings by state arizona About Best Value Schools Best Value Schools researches and strives to provide objective accurate and up to date facts about colleges and universities that deliver the best overall value for the educational dollar The site addresses relevant and important topics including financial aid and assistance support and service for the student and ROI Best Value Schools answers frequently asked questions and

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