1,500 to 2,000 words of text.

The Term paper must be 6-8 pages in length in APA (6th ed.) writing format. As such, that is 1,500 to 2,000 words of text. Length and word-count do not include the cover sheet, abstract, and/or References Page. The paper will be double-spaced, one-inch margins, Times New Roman, 12-font.

No more than 20 percent of your paper may be copied directly from the Internet or outside sources. This includes use of course notes, books, articles, websites, previous term papers, etc. If someone else wrote the words – you must cite the source and you must not exceed 20 percent directly copied.

Any information, either copied or otherwise taken from outside sources, must be properly cited in APA format

Always cite your sources!

Select ONE of the below topics for your paper:

  1. Progression of Jails through Maximum Prisons
  2. County – State – Federal Institutions
  3. Community Corrections
  4. Women in Corrections
  5. Juvenile Corrections
  6. Probation and Parole
  7. Institutional Programs
  8. The Prison Experience