R​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​eview the scholarly literature within the field of your program specialization related to your school-approved dissertation topic.

 Analyze the reviewed literature to determine what is already known about your school-approved dissertation topic and what remains unknown. 

Synthesize your findings and evaluate how a study on your school-app​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​roved dissertation topic could be designed to advance the scholarly research in this area while maintaining ethical research requirements.