This week, your first assignment involves creating a problem statement with a thesis in preparation for your Week 5 literature review Be sure to include the following:

  • A concise statement that identifies the problem, the issue that you plan to examine.
    • The extent of the problem. Note local, state, or federal statistics on how many people are affected.   
    • The depth of the problem. Explain the impact that this problem has, including any relevant aspects, such as psychological, social, economic, etc.
  • A thesis statement is one sentence that states the main idea of a research paper.

Your problem statement must describe your selected capstone topic/issue, reflect on its significance to the workplace and field, and culminate with a thesis statement that will provide the framework your Week 5 literature review. Your thesis statement must be specific and cover exactly what you plan to discuss in your Week 5 literature review.

Length: 1 page  

References: Include a minimum of 2 scholarly resources.