English Class Requirements

 If you are in high school, Mount Mercy recommends several classes to prepare you for your college experience:

  • English, four years including literature
  • Mathematics, two or more years including algebra, algebra II and geometry
  • Social Studies, three or more years including American and European history
  • Science, two or more years of a laboratory science
  • Foreign language, two or more years

The English faculty recommend a solid literature class and a senior-level English class that stresses essay writing. Please see the admission section of our current University catalog (pdf) for more information about requirements and admission procedures.