Research Paper: A major component of this class is a 2250-word term APA style and formatted research paper. The 2250-word requirement excludes the wording of the cover, abstract, and references pages. No more than 25% of the written assignment in this course may be attributed to referenced sources. Your paper must be 75% original thought. Again, your cited work and quotations must not exceed 25%. You must use and cite a minimum of five sources with no more than two being web sources. Peer-reviewed sources and scholarly articles are strongly encouraged as research sources. Do not use the course textbook as a source.
Your research paper topic must address the Antisocial Personality Disorders and Criminal Behaviors and the Saint Leo Core Value of Excellence must be integrated in the paper as well:
Saint Leo Core Value of Excellence â€“ Saint Leo University is an educational enterprise. All of us, individually and collectively, work hard to ensure that our students develop the character, learn the skills, and assimilate the knowledge essential to become morally responsible leaders. The success of our University depends upon a conscientious commitment to our mission, vision, and goals.
Textbook: (Do not use as a source)
Lilly, J.R., Cullen, F.T., and Ball, R.A., (2015). Criminological Theory: Context and Consequences (6th Edition) Sage Publications. ISBN 978-1-4522-5816-4.