Identify a topic in your specialization. (For IT students, Information Technology is not a topic, however, Millennial’s perceptions of smart phone technology could be a topic.).
What is the cited problem? The problem you want to address has to come from the literature, and be cited, who are saying there are problems.
What is the population you would like to address?
What methodology are you planning on using? (If you are unsure, do you plan on a quantitative or qualitative study? .
Locate at least one article related to your topic. What was the research question in the study? Who were the participants in the study? What findings were reported?