Writing Guidelines

At BCA, we use the MLA format for all written assignments. Take a look at the basic elements we require when you submit your assignments. 

  • Intro (pdf)
    A brief Introduction to the guidelines and details for proper writing format.
  • Sample (pdf)
    A sample of what your first page should look like (do this instead of a title page).
  • Basic Documentation (pdf)
    A description of how to properly use information from other sources (research). Topics include avoiding plagiarism, using information from other sources, and proper documentation (including a sample Works Cited page).
  • Detailed Documentation (pdf)
    An extensive list of the types of resources that you may use (from interviews to websites) and how to document them correctly.
  • Writing Policies (pdf)
    A summary of the BCA policies in dealing with late submission of assignments and dishonesty in completing written assignments.
  • Writing Tips (pdf)
    A collection of suggestions to improve your writing and some corrections for common writing errors.
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