The Final Paper presents an overview of the topics of the course framed
within one of the people groups studied, demonstrating the student’s’ ability
to integrate the readings, writing assignments, and key term into a seminal
FINAL PAPER TOPIC
The paper requires you to choose one of the people groups studied in the
course and apply as many applicable social theories from the coursework as
are appropriate. It will be supported by other work related to that people
group such as movie reviews, discussion boards, article research, key words,
and the like. Students will include at least five sources from outside of the
coursework to supplement the paper. The paper must show how pluralism,
diversity, multiculturalism, ethnocentrism, racism, and assimilation are
elements of American society.
• Your paper should be 6 to 8 pages (2200 – 2500 words) and should
cover the directives already given.
• You should follow accepted research approaches and citation format
• Your paper must be double-spaced in Times New Roman 12 point
Your paper is to include a simple title page in Times New Roman 12
point font including: Name of paper, Course, Professor, School, Date,
Student Name. It is NOT to include any pictures or artwork.
• Your paper must include an APA-style reference page that shows the
• Your paper should be well developed and convey your
understanding of the readings and concepts.
• Your paper should be organized, coherent, and unified.
• Your paper should be free of spelling and grammatical errors.
• Base your research paper on at least five different research sources
which must be listed in the concluding bibliography list. It must also
include pertinent reading from the course and the textbook. Use an
outline to structure your paper ensuring that you include:
• Course theories
• Examples from the textbook
• Five articles from other sources
• Examples including materials from the course (discussion board, web
articles, film reviews)
• Be sure to document all contentions and “facts” mentioned in an
academically acceptable manner. (See writing resources below)