This event is open exclusively to high school seniors and is designed to offer a firsthand experience of life as a Mercer Bear. Stay on campus overnight with your freshman host, dine in Mercer's Fresh Food Company, attend a class, tour campus, and meet face-to-face with your admissions counselor. Space is limited for this very popular event - register early!
Registration opens 30 days before event.
Check-In & Welcome Reception for Students & Families
Emily Parker Myers Admissions and Welcome Center
Dinner with your Mercer student host
|7:30 p.m.||Campus life student activities (sporting events, etc.)|
|Before 9:00 a.m.||
Fresh Food Company
|9:00 a.m.||College Class|
|10:00 a.m.||Optional Information Session & Campus Tour | Emily Parker Myers Admissions and Welcome Center|
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This class is great for someone who wants to study business. Financial accounting is not only for accounting majors, but is a part of the general education requirements for the business school. In this course you will learn the basic principles and concepts of accounting information using the income statement, the balance sheet, and the statement of cash flows.
Principles of Macroeconomics
This is an Economics class great for not only Economics or Finance majors, but also anyone interested in pursuing a business degree. Here, you will learn about current economic conditions, policies, and trends.
International Marketing and Management
If you are considering a business degree, in particular Marketing or Management, this is the class for you! This class covers the issues and opportunities facing business managers in an international setting.
Public Health Across the Lifespan
This course would be great for anyone wanting to pursue a Public or Global Health degree, or anyone on a Pre-Health track. Students in this course will discuss the value of integrating demographics, human development, lifespan, and family and community context in understanding the health of populations in the U.S.
Elements of Microbiology
This course is the study of Biology on a cellular level. If you are interested in the Health Sciences, or are considering a Biology major, this would be a great class for you! This course focuses on the principles of microbiology associated with human disease and the techniques used in a clinical laboratory setting.
Organic Chemistry I
This is a perfect course for a Pre-Health student, or someone who wants to study Chemistry or Chemical Commerce. In this class you will learn all about carbon compounds and the way they react with the environment.
Introduction to Communication
If you are seeking a career in Communications or Public Relations, this would be an interesting class attend! This class is an introductory examination of the fields of study within the Communication discipline.
Among Gods & Heroes
This is a literature and writing class required in the Great Books Program. Great Books is one of Mercer’s two tracks for general education that is only offered at a select few universities across the United States. It is a Socratic Seminar-style course where students discuss selected readings relating to a specific time period.
Understanding Self and Others
This is a literature and writing class required in the INT Program. This is one of Mercer’s two tracks for general education courses. Students on the INT track will focus on the development of themselves and their relationships with others through reading and writing.
Media and Society
This class would be great for a Journalism or Media Studies major. In this class you will learn about contemporary media with a focus on developing media literacy, and understanding media industries and the consequences of media messages on individuals, society, and culture.
If you love math, or if you plan to major in Math, Physics, or Engineering, then this class is for you! Topics in this course include functions involving limits, continuity, derivatives, and antiderivatives.
Introduction to Psychology
This class is perfect for anyone passionate about Psychology or Neuroscience! This course includes the influences on behavior as well as the variety of philosophical, theoretical, and empirical approaches adopted by the discipline.
Engaging the Old Testament
If you are interested in majoring in Religion, or you just want to learn more about the Religion department at Mercer, this would be a great class for you! You will receive an introduction to the history, literature, and theology of the Old Testament.
Beginning Spanish I
This class is for anyone who is interested in studying Spanish! This course gives a basic competency in all language skills with an emphasis on basic needs in common everyday situations.
Women, Crime & Justice
This course is a Women in Gender Studies course that examines women’s involvement in crime, the criminal justice system, and women’s roles in the field of criminology.
Intro to Music History I
This class would be perfect for a music major, minor, or anyone passionate about music! This class is designed to establish a conceptual vocabulary and historical framework for appreciating musical innovation and change.