Must include an abstract after the title page according to APA style in the approved style guide.

  • Must be eight- (8) double-spaced-pages in length, exclusive of Appendix, References, Exhibits, etc., and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the approved APA style guide.
  • Must include a cover page that includes:
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Name of paper
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must include an abstract after the title page according to APA style in the approved style guide.
  • Must include an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis statement.
  • Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
  • Must include citations to references that support the assertions made in the paper.
  • Must conclude with a restatement of the thesis and a conclusion paragraph.
  • Must use APA style as outlined in the approved APA style guide to document all sources.
  • Must include, on the final page, a Reference List that is completed according to APA style as outlined in the approved APA style guide