Formal Paper

For this assignment, you are required to write a research paper.

Requirement: Using the terms, concepts, and theories learned in this course, write a 5 to 7 page (not including title and reference page) research paper focusing on one topic that we have studied over the past seven weeks. I would like you to go into detail as to how this topic can be incorporated into the career that you intend to pursue after earning your degree. You should avoid writing in the first person (using the “I” statements). Your paper is required to be written in APA format,7th edition. The Purdue O.W.L. can be a very useful resource.

Your essay will address these items:

1.  A specific organizational item that was covered in the past seven weeks. Give examples using the terms and concepts in the readings, APUS Library, and/or from the weekly Discussions.

2. Save your paper in a Word document with your name included in the file name.

3. Submit your paper to the Assignment Link.

Paper Format:

A. Title Page Include a title page formatted using 7th edition APA style. 

B. Executive Summary (We use Executive Summaries in business, not Abstracts).

C. Introductory Paragraph Include an introductory paragraph that includes your thesis sentence.

*You should support your thesis with supporting paragraphs and a concluding paragraph, using APA style and section headings. Be sure to include theories, models, terms, concepts, and principles, with examples, learned throughout the course.

D. Reference Page Include all sources on a Reference page formatted in APA style.

Five references are required Wikipedia and other wikis are not allowed as sources. Online encyclopedias, dictionaries, etc. may be used, but will not count in fulfilling your required number of references.