SPECIALIZATIONTeacher Preparation

Dissertations and master's theses may be used as sources whether published or not. Cite the work as you would a book, but include the designation Dissertation (or MA/MS thesis) followed by the degree-granting school and the year the degree was awarded.

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Nicknamed “The Whaling City,” New London is a historic New England seaport. Here, waterways become laboratories, museums become classrooms and a walk downtown becomes a lesson in seafaring history.


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: General college curricular admission

Liberal Arts — Associate of Arts

1 Students should consult with their advisor and preferred transfer institution about which math course to take. MTH 163 followed by MTH 240 or MTH 270 are more universally transferable. Students planning to transfer to VCU may take MTH 170. Students who intend to major in economics or anthropology at VCU must take MTH 163.


Foundations of Contemporary MathematicsorPrecalculus I

The eighth edition is designed to be as streamlined as possible. The author should include any information that helps readers easily identify the source, without including unnecessary information that may be distracting. The following is a list of select optional elements that should be part of a documented source at the writer’s discretion.

Culture and Imperialism. Knopf, 1994.

6 A list of approved laboratory science electives is provided in the General Education section of the catalog under Curriculum Planning and Design. Future elementary teachers are recommended to take one semester of physical science and one semester of biological science. NAS and below 100-level sciences do not satisfy this requirement. Students are advised to check the requirements of their transfer institution. A frequent transfer option for Liberal Arts students is BIO 106 or BIO 107 followed by GOL 105.

Henley, Patricia. . MacMurray, 1999.

4 Students should consult with their advisor and transfer institution about the computer literacy course to take. Students who have good backgrounds in computers may petition for credit by examination.

A website should be in italics:

If a source has been published on more than one date, the writer may want to include both dates if it will provide the reader with necessary or helpful information.

A song or piece of music on an album should be in quotation marks:

The seventh edition handbook required the city in which a publisher is located, but the eighth edition states that this is only necessary in particular instances, such as in a work published before 1900. Since pre-1900 works were usually associated with the city in which they were published, your documentation may substitute the city name for the publisher’s name.