Academics at Prescott College
A Cultural Studies focus can include such specific areas as geography, language or literature, or social relationships. Cultural studies often concentrate on a specific people, place, or time, such as popular culture, African-American studies, Diné (Navajo) culture, language preservation, history of the Southwest, Spanish, international studies, sociology, historic preservation, etc.
Many disciplines in cultural studies focus on a particular aspect of human identity such as class studies or working-class studies; gender, queer, gay-lesbian-bisexual- transgender or sexuality studies; or women’s or men’s studies.
It is common for students to focus on one of the disciplines within Cultural Studies that are based on social and ecological responsibility, such as political science, international development, sustainable community development, globalism and economics, social sustainability solidarity studies, conflict resolution, social ecology, dialogical ecology, justice and activism studies, or peace studies. Other students with an interest in the social sciences concentrate their studies in the field of anthropology.
Life & Career OutcomesLife & Career Outcomes
- Graduate School
- Labor and Community Organizer
- Non-Profit Manager
- Social Justice Activist
Academic ResourcesAcademic 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