Students are to complete a research paper pertaining to a theory in criminology of the students choice. All research papers must be typed and single spaced using a #12 Times New Roman Font with 1″ margins on the sides, top, and bottom pages. All papers must have a title page that includes college name, course name and number, semester of assignment, students name, assignment title, and date paper is submitted. The paper must also have a separate reference page. The paper length is 5 total pages that includes the title and reference pages. Omissions will result in grade reductions. A minimum of 2 references must be used and your textbook is allowed to be used as one of your references. References are to be listed using APA format. Textbook and articles (newspaper/magazine/internet sources) qualify as acceptable references. However, Wikipedia will not qualify as an acceptable source. The research paper is to be submitted as WORD or PDF attachment under the assignment tab. Research papers are due on or before July 19th, 2020. The following are examples of topics for the research paper: How rational choice influences or deters crime, The link between genetics and crime according to trait theory, Crime according to strain theory, Social disorganization and how it can lead to criminality, The association between social structure and crime, and how deviance or labeling theory can lead to antisocial activity.