A research paper on crime prevention. The paper should be approximately 8 pages in length and should address a specific crime or set of crimes, or a specific type of offender or offenders, using one or more selected theories from this course.
Term Paper Grading:
Organization, including use of APA format 20%
Use of Outside References, including quality and quantity 20%
Topic, consisting of both the report on the chosen theory interest and student demonstration of points garmane to this course 20%
Comprehensiveness, thorough and in-debth coverage 20%
Writing Style, subjective assessment by the instructor 20%
The term paper should be well organized with an introduction, main body, and conclusion, it should clearly state the purpose of the paper and emphasize this point in the conclusion. The term paper MUST be written in APA format. It should have a Title Page, an Abstract Page, and Reference Page. The term paper should employ extensive references. The term paper should be written in a manner that utilizes concepts discussed and covered throughout the course. The term paper must contain a minimum of six pages of content, exclusive of the title page, abstract page, and/or the reference page(s). Failure to meet this minimum page requirement will result in the dedication of points from the grade, at the discretion of the instructor.