Mercer University

Macon, GA

Mercer University says, "The purpose of the College of Liberal Arts is to provide a liberal arts education within the broad outlook of the Judeo-Christian intellectual tradition. The College is committed to the goals of learning and faith: learning as both the means to and the result of scholarship; faith as the personal appropriation of truth for living. Being open to all qualified persons who seek to grow through education, the College strives to uphold the values of personal freedom, individual responsibility, and community service." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.mercer.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:4,747
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:47%
  • Tuition & Fees:$36,000 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Humanities/Fine Arts" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Humanities/Fine Arts" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Behavioral/Social Science" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • Additional Information

    Notably, Mercer offers an alternative general education track in the form of their Great Books Program, which gives students the option of completing their Core requirements through engagement with canonical literary, philosophical, and historical texts.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/20/2018

C

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