American Honors at Mercer
an enriched college experience for highly motivated, intellectually curious, scholastically exceptional students
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.
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
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Dr. Gianna Durso-Finley
MCCC Assistant Dean for American Honors
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
(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.
> see also NJ STARS scholarship program
> see also Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society