Explore a state or local social issue in your area, at least one of its causes, and a potential solution. For your topic, the social issue should be a problem that can be proven to exist and has potential to be solved.
Begin by stating a thesis that defines the problem, identifies and evaluates at least one aspect of the cause, and offers one potential solution. These three points—problem, cause, and solution—will be used as level I headings for the major parts of the body content.
•The paper should be 6-8 pages in length (double-spaced), plus a reference page, and should use a minimum of eight credible sources. The CSU-Global Library is an excellent place to search for credible, scholarly sources.
•Document and citation formatting should be in conformity with the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA Requirements.
Example/research question: What would it take to reduce obesity in United States/Ohio?
The research question should be followed by a thesis, which answers the research question by stating a problem, cause, and solution. The thesis can be two sentences long if necessary.