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  • Agroecology
    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 Agroecology Bridging the study of agriculture with ecology Concentration Agroecology Bridging the study of agriculture with ecology Agroecology which emerged as a cross disciplinary field over the last 40 years bridges the study of agriculture with ecology While Agroecology is based on the natural sciences it lends itself to cross disciplinary studies Students interested in Agroecology are required to enroll in the Agroecology Summer Term which is based at the College s Jenner Farm about 15 miles from Prescott The curriculum of the Summer Term is designed around 1 making conventional agriculture more resource efficient and sustainable and 2 challenging the assumptions underlying conventional and even small scale agriculture in designing systems that fundamentally mimic the natural systems of a particular region Students in Agroecology need to demonstrate a synthesis of theory and application It is essential that an understanding of ecological principles forms the foundation of any degree in Agroecology Also essential is the ability to gain the skills for hands on application of working with the land Expand All Minimize All Life Career Outcomes Life Career Outcomes Ecologist High School Science Teacher Natural Resource Specialist Preserve Manager Signature Courses Signature Courses Agroecology Agroecosystems of the Arid Southwest Art Science of Food Preservation The Biological and Pharmacological Aspects Biological Principles Botany Earth Science Introduction to Field Methods in Agroecology Geographic Information Science Advanced Global Environmental Change An Earth Science Perspective Insect Ecology Organic Evolution Permaculture Design Advanced Permaculture for Systemic Change Plant Propagation Methods Small scale Agriculture Principles of Small scale Energy Solutions Photovoltaic System Design Soil Science Introduction to Statistics for Research 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

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  • Agroecology, Ethnobiology, and Sustainable Food Systems
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  • Explore Prescott College
    fulfillment and service to others Students are encouraged to think critically and act ethically with sensitivity to both the human community and the biosphere Our philosophy stresses experiential learning and self direction within an interdisciplinary curriculum New Educational Paradigms Over a half century of leadership in developing and refining such new educational models has kept Prescott College at the forefront of schools seeking to address the urgent issues that face human societies right now The themes students and faculty have identified over time as central to this effort include environmental awareness social justice and peace studies sustainable communities and sustainable agriculture outdoor leadership teacher preparation that includes multicultural education and artistic and critical response to the issues of our world The methods they have developed collaborative learning experiential education and student designed programs assure students impact in their future roles The College s tradition of educating with ethics vision and sensitivity supports Prescott College students as they become the leaders the world needs now and in the decades to come Critical Thinking Prescott College tucked into a corner of the central Arizona town whose name it bears is an evolving experiment in rejecting hierarchical thinking for collaboration and teamwork as the cornerstone of learning The College puts students at the center in everything it does and is Optional grades Narrative Evaluations No barriers Limited bureaucracy No summa or magna or best in show ribbons Just a peripatetic community of lively intellects and fearless explorers whose connecting threads are a passion for social justice and the environment and a keen sense of adventure In 1963 the Ford Foundation challenged the country s most innovative educators to come together and design an ideal college for the future that would prepare students for contributing in an ever changing and ever faster moving world Prescott College is the result Since its opening in 1966 more than 9 000 students have enjoyed the College s highly individual philosophy of higher education that mandates and incorporates experiential learning into every course This is higher education without the competition without striving for someone else s definition of success without dividing talent into that arbitrary alphabet of A through F Unplugged from such conventional practices as the departmentalization of knowledge confining learning to the classroom and textbooks rather than real experience and thinking of college as preparation for life rather than life itself An organic process moving almost seamlessly between teachers and students focused on questions and problems that matter deeply to both Prescott students learn critical thinking and research and how to apply them to real life problems and their own passions by living them and testing them out in real time Diversity and Inclusion Prescott College is a pluralistic community where respect for differences and dialogue are key aspects of true experiential education At Prescott College diversity in race ethnicity class age ability religious belief sexual orientation and gender are respected and celebrated as we actively seek understanding across lines of difference Student Scholar Activism A

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  • Community and Social Change
    Loans Veteran s Programs Student Employment Staff Costs and How to Pay Important Things to 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 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 Community and Social Change Student Directed Competence Example in Cultural and Regional Studies Concentration Community and Social Change Student Directed Competence Example in Cultural and Regional Studies Students integrate research and practical study learning to use the essential tools for the creation of healthy community structures They develop and understanding of social and physical cultural borders ideologies and diversity within communities and issues such as generational differences gender studies race relations nonviolence social action education and community development 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

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  • History, Values, & Vision
    regard learning as a continuing process and strive to provide an education that will enable students to live productive lives while achieving a balance between self fulfillment and service to others Students are encouraged to think critically and act ethically with sensitivity to both the human community and the biosphere Our philosophy stresses experiential learning and self direction within an interdisciplinary curriculum New Educational Paradigms Over a half century of leadership in developing and refining such new educational models has kept Prescott College at the forefront of schools seeking to address the urgent issues that face human societies right now The themes students and faculty have identified over time as central to this effort include environmental awareness social justice and peace studies sustainable communities and sustainable agriculture outdoor leadership teacher preparation that includes multicultural education and artistic and critical response to the issues of our world The methods they have developed collaborative learning experiential education and student designed programs assure students impact in their future roles The College s tradition of educating with ethics vision and sensitivity supports Prescott College students as they become the leaders the world needs now and in the decades to come Critical Thinking Prescott College tucked into a corner of the central Arizona town whose name it bears is an evolving experiment in rejecting hierarchical thinking for collaboration and teamwork as the cornerstone of learning The College puts students at the center in everything it does and is Optional grades Narrative Evaluations No barriers Limited bureaucracy No summa or magna or best in show ribbons Just a peripatetic community of lively intellects and fearless explorers whose connecting threads are a passion for social justice and the environment and a keen sense of adventure In 1963 the Ford Foundation challenged the country s most innovative educators to come together and design an ideal college for the future that would prepare students for contributing in an ever changing and ever faster moving world Prescott College is the result Since its opening in 1966 more than 9 000 students have enjoyed the College s highly individual philosophy of higher education that mandates and incorporates experiential learning into every course This is higher education without the competition without striving for someone else s definition of success without dividing talent into that arbitrary alphabet of A through F Unplugged from such conventional practices as the departmentalization of knowledge confining learning to the classroom and textbooks rather than real experience and thinking of college as preparation for life rather than life itself An organic process moving almost seamlessly between teachers and students focused on questions and problems that matter deeply to both Prescott students learn critical thinking and research and how to apply them to real life problems and their own passions by living them and testing them out in real time Diversity and Inclusion Prescott College is a pluralistic community where respect for differences and dialogue are key aspects of true experiential education At Prescott College diversity in race ethnicity

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  • Critical Geography
    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 Photo By Joe Schaeppi Lisa Zander Matthew Lester Richard Ach Concentration Critical Geography Studying the social dynamics of power privilege control and inequality Concentration Critical Geography Studying the social dynamics of power privilege control and inequality This competence examines the social construction of space Students explore socio spatial questions through theory reflection and practice including field trips participation in sustainable community development projects and explorations of social movements such as right to the city projects and environmental justice campaigns across the globe Courses ask questions such as How are the social dynamics of power privilege control and inequality as well as cooperation production resistance and social transformation organized and shaped the ways we collectively organize and live in space and place Topics of investigation include critical architectural studies the study of public and private space and state formation critical development studies the study of urbanization the politics of global agricultural production critical globalization studies and urban rural studies Expand All Minimize All Signature Courses Signature Courses Geography of the Eastern World Geography of the Western World Faculty Mentor Guides Faculty Mentor Guides Zoe Hammer 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 Campus Housing On Campus Housing double occupancy 6 900 Meal Plan minimum 400 00 1 Tuition for continuing students who started prior to Fall 2013 is 30 984 for two full time terms 2 Prescott College requires students to carry

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  • Student-Directed Competence
    Writing Photojournalism Environmental Art and Nature and Dance 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

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  • Plan a Visit
    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 Plan a Visit Explore Home History Values Vision Plan a Visit Arts Culture Getting to Prescott College Prescott City Statistics Dining Lodging Preview Day Registration Things to do Visit the Prescott College Campus Walk Bike Drive At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Explore Plan a Visit Information about the Campus and Prescott Area Arts Culture For a town its size Prescott has a large number of cultural and artistic attractions In fact its art scene Learn more Dining Potential and current students and their families have many options for dining out while in Prescott Do not Learn more Getting to Prescott College Directions to Prescott College by car or plane Learn more Lodging If you need a place to stay while visiting Prescott College there are many hotels motels and inns located Learn more Prescott City Statistics Population Average Yearly Temperature Average Annual Rainfall Size of Prescott National Forest Learn more Preview Day Registration Prospective students and their families are invited to join us for a fun and informative day here on Prescott Learn more Things to do Plenty things to do in and around Prescott Prescott College is near the town s center with its Western look Learn more Visit the Prescott College Campus Prescott College invites community members academic counselors and prospective students and their Learn more Walk Bike Drive Prescott is a walking and biking mecca both for transportation and recreation Prescott is also within 90 Learn more My Academic

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