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American Honors at Mercer

an enriched college experience for highly motivated, intellectually curious, scholastically exceptional students

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American Honors The American Honors at Mercer program is an enriched college experience for highly motivated, intellectually curious, scholastically exceptional students. It offers a diverse range of intellectual environments and activities that cultivate in-depth learning, encourage individual inquiry, and demand quality performance. Every American Honors at Mercer course emphasizes critical thinking, analytical writing, effective speaking, and interactive learning. American Honors at Mercer students may also have opportunities for independent research, service learning, or fieldwork.
N E W S   &   N O T E S

June 2014 - American Honors at Mercer Hosts Orientation and Signing Event for Incoming Students

March 2014 - Prospective Students, Parents Flock to American Honors Info Session at MCCC

November 2013 - MCCC Launches American Honors Program


The American Honors at Mercer program is not a separate track or major; students matriculate in an MCCC degree program and take Honors courses toward fulfillment of their general education and program requirements.

Students possessing a high school diploma (or equivalent) may qualify for admission to the American Honors at Mercer program in two ways:

  • Students may apply directly to American Honors at Mercer.

  • Continuing students and transfer students from other colleges qualify by achieving a minimum 3.3 grade point average in 12 to 30 credits in college courses numbered 101 or above.

    Both continuing students and new students should contact an American Honors Admissions Officer or the Assistant Dean for American Honors at Mercer to learn more.     Frequently Asked Questions

    Contact Us with your questions or comments.
    An American Honors representative will respond
    directly. We look forward to hearing from you.
    (609) 770-6128
      Dr. Gianna Durso-Finley
    MCCC Assistant Dean for American Honors or
    (609) 570-3301  /  LA169

    All successfully completed American Honors at Mercer courses are identified on student transcripts. Students who take these classes are exceptionally well prepared for transfer to four-year colleges and universities, for scholarships, and for success in their transfer institutions and career paths.

    Fall 2014 Honors Classes
    Honors BIO 101-020 General Biology I (lecture) Mon./Wed. 9:00 - 10:15 L. Blinderman
    Honors BIO 101-040 General Biology I (lab) Tuesday 1:25 - 4:15 L. Blinderman
    Honors CHE 201-020 Organic Chemistry I (lab) Thursday 1:25 - 5:15 H. Tanzini
    Honors CHE 201-020 Organic Chemistry I (lecture) Monday 6:00 - 8:50 H. Tanzini
    Honors CMN 112-060 Public Speaking Tue./Thur. 10:30 - 11:45 K. Paluscio
    Honors ENG 101-006 English Composition I Tue./Thur. 10:30 - 11:45 B. Caluori
    Honors ENG 101-061 English Composition I (Trenton Campus)
    Mon./Wed. 10:30 - 11:45
    B. Caluori
    Honors ENG 101-062 English Composition I Mon./Wed. 1:25 - 2:40 B. Hamilton
    Honors ENG 101-063 English Composition I Mon./Wed. 1:25 - 2:40 C. Bork
    Honors ENG 101-121 English Composition I Tue./Thur. 9:00 - 10:15 E. Carmien
    Honors ENG 208-020 Modern American Novel Mon./Wed. 5:40 - 6:55 C. Bork
    Honors ENG 212-020 Introduction to Literature: Poetry Tue./Thur. 2:50 - 4:05 F. Davidson
    Honors HIS 106-070 United States History Since 1865 Tue./Thur. 9:00 - 10:15 C. Coenen
    Honors HIS 113-012 World History Since 1500 Wednesday 1:25 - 4:05 P. Higgins
    Honors MAT 146-012 Pre-Calculus Mon./Wed. 3:30 - 5:20 R. Porter
    Honors MAT 151-030 Calculus I Mon./Wed. 2:50 - 4:40 K. Anderson
    Honors MAT 152-030 Calculus II Tue./Thur. 5:40 - 7:30 R. Porter
    Honors PHI 204-030 Ethics Mon./Wed. 9:00 - 10:15 K. Howarth
    Honors PSY 101-014 Introduction to Psychology Mon./Wed. 10:30 - 11:45 K. Bearce
    Honors SOC 101-011 Introduction to Sociology Mon./Wed. 12:00 - 1:15 G. Durso-Finley

    > see also NJ STARS scholarship program
    > see also Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

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