This paper acts as the bridge between ENGY 101 (or your previous writing class) andENGY 102. ENGY 101 focuses on argumentation, claims, and evidence. Proposals are commonarguments in both the academic and professional worlds. You will demonstrate the corecompetencies from your previous classes through this paper. If you are unfamiliar with the basicconcept of proposals, this assignment gives you the opportunity to catch up.
You must propose a solution to an existing local, state, or national problem. Youmay not use global issues. Assume you are writing to an academic general audience living in theQuad City area. Your proposal must deal with the following issues:1.
Existence: Is your problem real? Can you prove that your problem is currently happening or likely to happen? b.
Significance: Is this problem important? Does it matter to a broad enoughspectrum of our audience (e.g. Something that only affects 18-21 year olds mightnot hit a broad spectrum of people)?2.
Solvency: Does your solution fix or reduce the problem? Does your solutionaddress the actual causes of a problem? b.
Cost/Benefits: Is your solution the best available option? Does the proposedsolution provide benefits that outweigh the cost? Does your solution offeradditional benefits beyond solving the problem?
This paper must be in APA format
You must use at least THREE academic, peer-reviewed sources
This paper counts toward your overall 5,000 requirement
Once you submit a proposal to the Submissions folder, you may not change topics
Thesis/Focus (15 Points): Does this paper have an adequate thesis statement? What isthe quality and specificity of this thesis statement? Audience/Purpose (15 Points): Is this paper written for the correct audience andpurpose? How does the paper address the academic general audience?Organization of Paragraphs (15 Points): Does the paper flow in a coherent fashion? Areparagraphs about a single topic? Are points of transition clear?Development of Research (15 Points): Are your sources credible? Do you have enoughresources to make your argument?