Documentation guidelines

Submit your fully revised, fully edited research paper. Please do NOT include your prewriting or outline.

The final draft must meet the following criteria:

  • The final draft must be 5-7 pages (1200-1700 words) long.
    • Include a clear, focused, meaningful thesis statement that takes a position.
    • Support your thesis statement with reputable, scholarly sources
      • Cite at least 3 scholarly sources found using Florida Tech’s libary resources.
      • Cite at least 5 sources total.
    • Follow MLA formatting and documentation guidelines
    • Maintain a scholarly, authoritative, objective tone
    • Ensure that your writing is free from errors in grammar, mechanics, punctuation, and usage.
    • Any plagiarism, intended or not, will result in a 0 on this assignment.