Now that you have carefully read and understood your assignment, you can concentrate on choosing a topic for your project. This is a very important step. Of course, you can change your topic during the process, if necessary, but that might waste precious time. Starting with a good topic is the most efficient way to proceed.
Sometimes professors will provide a list of suggested topics. Although it may seem constricting, it can actually be a blessing! The list will contain tried-and-true topics that the professor has already approved and knows can result in successful papers. However, if none of the topics interest you, talk to your instructor. If you offer a valid suggestion for a topic related to the subject of your course, he or she will probably be willing to let you try.
If you are given a choice, here are some suggestions:
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ATTENTION! The DBU Writing Center specializes in helping DBU students through all phases of the writing process. The Writing Center staff can help you generate ideas and make wise choices.