The research paper topic must address the following topic, The Theoretical Motivations for Joining Street Gangs, and the Saint Leo Core Value of Excellence must be integrated in the paper as well.
The 2000-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. Turnitin.com reports provide the instructor with the word count and the percentage of wording attributable to other sources.