For the final paper, there is no word or page limit. This is the rubric that will be used to grade your paper- https://course1.winona.edu/shatfield/air/termpaper.pdf (Links to an external site.)
Please ensure that your final has the following elements:
Thorough introduction to the topic
Significance of the topic in Islamic history
A clear argument
Supporting data with references
Counterargument and rebuttal
Summary and conclusion
If you need help with the paper, please contact the TA or go to the writing center:
This paper and the final should be formatted to be double-spaced, 1 inch margin, and 12 font. The paper proposal should be 2 pages in length. The first page explains your topic and should include,
A working title
A research question
1-2 paragraphs explaining the subject of research and why this project is important for understanding international relations.
The second page will be an annotated bibliography. You will locate 4-6 sources that are important for understanding your topic and following the citation of your chosen source there will be 1-3 sentences explaining how/why this source will support your topic. Only peer reviewed journals and/or university press books are acceptable. Some popular journals like Newsweek or the Economist could be used. You must also include one class reading in your annotated bibliography.