SOC 480 Topic 1 Needs Assessment Worksheet 1
The final Research Proposal assignment for this course contains multiple parts that are due at different intervals in the course, with the final assignment due in Topic 8. Access and read the “Research Proposal Assignment Criteria” to understand each section of the assignment.
Complete each section of the assignment accordingly. You will turn in each section for instructor feedback. Once you obtain feedback, make necessary revisions.
First, in order to analyze how current social issues develop and are perpetuated, you will need to assess your community regarding the social issue you select.
SOC 480 Topic 1 Discussion Question 1
Read the “GCU Statement on the Integration of Faith and Work.” GCU believes that our work within the world matters to God and we honor God by serving in ways that promote human flourishing. How does this philosophy mesh with sociology and social work?
SOC 480 Topic 1 Discussion Question 2
The textbook explains the connection between human rights, social justice, and research. Explain how research is use to analyze how current social problems develop and how research helps explain them. How does research connect with sociology and social work? How does research assist in explaining how social problems develop?