Program Overview

The Associate's degree in Liberal Arts - Humanities Concentration at Mercer County Community College offers a variety of courses to choose from in order to complete degree requirements-- making it flexible and custom to each student's academic interests. The Humanities concentration offers elective courses in Philosophy, Moral Choices and Ethics. All other courses offered are Liberal Arts courses and, as such, span a variety of subjects and areas of study. The Associate's degree in Liberal Arts provides a general knowledge of all subjects and prepares students with foundational coursework needed to pursue a Bachelor's degree at a four year university. Mercer County Community College is partnered with many four year universities within New Jersey. Universities such as, Rutgers University, Rider University, The College of New Jersey, Montclair State University, New Jersey Institute of Technology and Thomas Edison State College all offer full transfer of credits after completion of degree requirements by MCCC.  

Students who wish to pursue an Associate's degree in Liberal Arts with a concentration in Humanities typically go on to pursue a four year degree in: literature, philosophy, religion, music, performing arts, anthropology, communications, sociology, law, and cultural studies.

Program courses offered by MCCC include, English Composition, Speech: Human Communications, Public Speaking, Concepts of Health and Fitness, HIstorical Perspective, Philosophy, Ethics, Moral Choices, Diversity and Global Perspective, Computer Concepts with Applications, and many elective courses. Elective courses offered are in subjects such as: social science, languages, mathematics, history, and science. In total, students will complete 62-65 credit hours of coursework in order to meet graduation requirements. On average, the program takes two years to complete.

Mercer County Community College is a full accredited co-educational public community college. It is located in Mercer County, New Jersey. MCCC was established in 1966 and today, has a fairly large student body of around 13,000 students.

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    Degree Level: Associate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

    School Overview

    Mercer County Community College is a two-year public school located in West Windsor, New Jersey. MCCC was established in 1966 as a comprehensive educational institution that provides opportunities for higher education through an open-door admission policy.

    MCCC offers certificates of completion and associate’s degrees that allow students to transfer to senior colleges or universities upon graduation. Students may attend day, evening or weekend classes offered on the West Windsor Campus, the James Kerney Campus in downtown Trenton, or through MercerOnline. 


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