The best sociology degree program addresses sociological issues pertaining to self, social groups, social values, community relations, race, gender and class stratification using a comparative and historical approach.

Sociology majors often double major in other complementary areas including art, criminal justice, communication, education, history, math, philosophy, political science and psychology.

Mount Mercy sociology majors have access to many internship opportunities in agencies and organizations throughout Cedar Rapids and eastern Iowa, giving them a competitive edge at graduation.

Research methods and analytical skills prepare sociology majors for graduate school. Students seeking employment immediately after graduation often find positions in local and state government organizations as well as planning agencies.