Assignment: Prospectus for Social Science Essay

Instructor: James Donelan

Due date: November 4, 1999

Write at least two paragraphs in which you describe your plans for the social science essay. Please take the following steps:

  1. Read the assignment carefully, and think about what you want to investigate.
  2. Do some preliminary research.
  3. Describe the discipline, topic area, and subject of your essay.
  4. Discuss the materials and methods you plan to use in your research, that is, where you plan to find information and how you plan to organize and analyze it.
  5. Describe the question you plan to answer, or the tentative thesis you plan to prove.
  6. Briefly discuss the significance of your project.