Position Paper: Each student will be required to submit a “POSITION PAPER” as to his/her opinion on a
provided topic. Regardless of the position taken, the paper must include both sides of the issue and the
student’s reasoning for the position he/she has taken. The position taken must be supported by scholarly
research. The paper will be prepared in a manner acceptable for college-level work. The completed
paper should be double-spaced, between five and seven pages, excluding references. The completed
paper should be with endnotes if appropriate. The paper must address the core values of integrity and
responsible stewardship. All papers must be prepared in APA format. I don’t agree with capital punishment. I feel killing is wrong period.