The written requirement constitutes 50% of the student's final grade. There are three options for fulfilling this requirement of the course.

Option 1

Take home final - essay type; three questions; no choice; covering all aspects of the course; open books and notes; full references required etc.

Option 2

Three short papers - on topics assigned in advance, or selected by the student (approved by the instructor in advance). No more than 10 pages - fully referenced - from assigned readings or other sources as relevant.

Option 3

Research paper - Here are the steps:

  1. Topic and Issues Identified in a Paragraph - Reviewed and Approved by Instructor
  2. Outline - General for Sense of Coverage - Also for Approval
  3. Tentative Bibliography - Also for Approval

Roughly 30-40 pages. References must be included.