In the Final Project for this course, due by Day 7 of Week 11, you will demonstrate your understanding of—as well as apply and critically evaluate—the major concepts presented in this course.
For your Final Project, you will apply concepts and approaches presented in the course to a scenario featuring an offender with multiple related factors (e.g., gender, ethnicity, type of offense, and age). The case scenarios are located in the “Course Info” tab for this assignment.
Your Final Project must be presented as a 12- to 15-page (not including references, title page, or abstract), double-spaced, APA-formatted paper. Please use 10 or 12 point, Times New Roman or Courier font. Reference citations should come from peer-reviewed journals, reputable periodicals, and non-commercial Web sites. Please note that Wikipedia is not considered a scholarly reference and is not accepted as a citable source.
In your Final Project, you must:
Your Final Project will be graded on a 20-point scale and is worth 30% of your final grade.