The components of this assignment include a research question, a purpose statement, and six sources (at
least four of which must be peer-reviewed). The specific research question should relate to a general topic in
the course. I will review and grade your research question and either approve the topic or have you resubmit it
Your paper must be at a minimum of 1-2 pages (the Title and Reference pages do not count towards the
Scholarly and credible references should be used. A good rule of thumb is at least 2 scholarly sources per
page of content.
Type in Times New Roman, 12 point and double space.
Students will follow the current Turabian Style as the sole citation and reference style used in written work
submitted as part of coursework.
Points will be deducted for the use of Wikipedia or encyclopedic type sources. It is highly advised to utilize
books, peer-reviewed journals, articles, archived documents, etc.
All submissions will be graded using the assignment rubric.