Social Stratification Benchmark


The final benchmark paper should be a noticeably revised update of the three drafts submitted in Topics 5-7, incorporating instructor comments and personal revising.

Create an essay consisting of the revised versions of the essays in Topics 3, 5 and 6. This section should be 2,250-3,000 words.

Write a conclusion of 350-400 words, explaining how the social institution you chose contributes to the social stratification of the United States for better and for worse. (Comp. 3.5)

You should note the References for parts I-III along with the conclusion at the end of the paper.

Utilize the GCU Library to locate a minimum of three scholarly sources to support your conclusion.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.

Benchmark Information

This benchmark assignment assesses the following Programmatic competencies:

BS Sociology; BS Social Work

3.2: Analyze the U.S. stratification system in regards to class.

3.3: Analyze the U.S. stratification system in regards to gender.

3.4: Analyze the U.S. stratification system in regards to race.

3.5: Summarize the elements and functions of social institutions and their place within the social structure.