Designed to showcase Mercer’s top-tier academics, class visits are open exclusively to high school seniors and transfer students and allow you to see the hands-on learning approach that makes the Mercer University classroom experience unlike any other.
Registration closes one week prior to each date in order to ensure placement in a class. And while you’re on campus, consider registering for a campus tour, too.
Among Gods & Heroes | 12:15 p.m. & 1:40 p.m.
Economics of Sports | 1:40 p.m.
Engaging the Old Testament | 10:50 a.m.
General Chemistry I | 10:50 a.m. & 1:40 p.m.
Hacking the Media | 10:50 a.m.
Holistic Child I | 10:50 a.m.
Introduction to International Relations | 1:40 p.m.
Introduction to Southern Studies | 1:40 p.m.
Principles of Microeconomics | 10:50 a.m. & 1:40 p.m.
Thermodynamics | 10:50 a.m.
Understanding Self & Others | 1:40 p.m.
U.S. in the Founding Era 1763-1815 | 1:40 p.m.
Young Adult Literature | 10:50 a.m.
American Music History | 11:00 a.m.
Among Gods & Heroes | 11:00 a.m.
Beginning French II | 11:00 a.m.
Beginning Spanish I | 11:00 a.m.
Calculus I | 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Engaging the New Testament | 3:00 p.m.
General Chemistry I | 3:00 p.m.
Graphic Design II | 3:00 p.m.
Introduction to American Government | 12:00 p.m.
Introduction to Engineering Design | 3:00 p.m.
Introduction to Global Health | 12:00 p.m.
Introduction to International Relations | 3:00 p.m.
Introduction to Physics I | 12:00 p.m.
Introduction to Psychology | 11:00 a.m.
Journalism and Media Boot Camp | 2:00 p.m.
Principles of Macroeconomics | 11:00 a.m.
Understanding Self & Others | 3:00 p.m.
Western Histories | 11:00 a.m.
American Music History
This class will explore stylistic and historical developments of the 19th century and their implications for composition within Romantic and post-Romantic musical idioms.
Among Gods & Heroes
In this introductory course of the Great Books Program, selfhood will be explored through the prism of foundational works of the ancient Greeks, including works by Homer, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Thucydides, and Plato.
Beginning French II
Open to students with little or no previous instruction in French, this course enables students to attain a basic competency in all language skills: listening, speaking, writing, reading, and culture.
Beginning Spanish I
Open to students with little or no previous instruction in Spanish, this course provides students with a fundamental competency in Spanish language skills, including listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
Topics in this course include functions involving limits, continuity, derivatives, and antiderivatives. Consider this class if you want to major in math, engineering, or physics.
Economics of Sports
Topics in this course include the expansion of leagues, the economic impact of new stadiums, the economics of the media and sport, labor market issues of free agency, NCAA rules, and collegiate sports.
Engaging the New Testament
Offered through the religion department, this course gives students an introduction to the history, literature, and theology of the New Testament.
Engaging the Old Testament
In this course offered by Mercer's religion department, students receive an introduction to the history, literature, and theology of the Old Testament.
General Chemistry I
This course introduces the foundational methods of science and principles of chemistry, such as states of matter, atomic structure, chemical bonding, oxidation and reduction, solutions, acids and bases, kinetic molecular theory, and gas laws.
Graphic Design II
An intermediate course emphasizing creative solutions to design problems using text and images. This course will also cover contemporary design issues and graphic design history.
Hacking the Media
This course is designed to equip journalism and media studies students with foundation technical knowledge and enable them to construct a wide variety of digital solutions for news and information dissemination.
Holistic Child I
This course provides an overview of the social, philosophical, historical, legal, and psychological issues in education.
Introduction to American Government
This course will allow students to study the structure, organization, power, and procedure of the workings of the American government and political process.
Introduction to Engineering Design
Student teams pursue design projects that incorporate problem identification, information gathering, development of alternative solutions, merit analysis, decision presentation, implementation, testing, and redesign.
Introduction to Global Health
This course examines the global burden of disease and the complex social, economic, political, environmental, and biological factors that structure the origins, consequences, and treatments of disease.
Introduction to International Relations
This course surveys the diplomatic, military, economic, legal, and organizational theories and variables that shape our understanding of relations between countries.
Introduction to Physics I
This course covers algebra-based physics, which includes topics such as motion, forces, mechanical, and heat energy.
Introduction to Psychology
This orientation course educates students on the different types of subdisciplines in psychology, such as biological, clinical, cognitive, developmental, health, industrial, personality, social, and many others.
Introduction to Southern Studies
This course defines the American South by studying its people, environment, and culture.
Journalism and Media Studies Boot Camp
This course prepares students for journalistic writing and multimedia production in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Students learn basic journalism and media ethics, video and still photography, and audio production.
Principles of Macroeconomics
The course requires the study and analysis of national income accounting, income determination theory, money and monetary policy, fiscal policy, international trade, and the theory of economic growth.
Principles of Microeconomics
This course requires the study of the basic tools of economic analysis and principles necessary to appreciate economic relationships, business behavior, and consumer behavior.
This course introduces the properties of substances, open and closed systems, conservation of mass, conservation of energy, and the second law of thermodynamics.
Understanding Self & Others
This subject matter will confront students’ conceptions of selfhood, their relationships with others, the moral and ethical values that guide them, and the influences that shape the formation of identities.
U.S. in the Founding Era 1763-1815
Study the formation and establishment of the United States in the years of the American Revolution and the Early Republic.
In this thematic introduction to historical thinking spanning the major eras of Western history, students examine the West’s development in a global context, considering how historians pose questions, use evidence, and propose interpretations.
Young Adult Literature
Areas of focus include a survey of the different genres of young adult literature, utilization of young adult literature in all content areas in the middle and secondary schools, and censorship.