INSTRUCTIONS: A major paper of not more than (and not much less than) 15 pages (excluding reference list and appendices), double-spaced and typed in Times New Roman 12-point font with 1” inch margins, is required. You will choose a topic that will explore the future of an entity (focus can include governmental and/or nonprofit organizations), such as Florida and its people. A local entity such as a county, municipality, or province and its people may also be chosen. (**Please note: students will choose an entity to study other than the State of Florida; however, students can choose to study a local county or city located within Florida**) In exploring the future of the entity that you choose, possible subtopics include, but are not limited to… Environment Economy Education Security and Defense Intelligence Terrorism Crime Health Telemedicine The family unit and society Technology Migration/Immigration You are required to SUBMIT A 1-PAGE ABSTRACT OF YOUR TOPIC (through the turnitin link on the BlackBoard course) by Wednesday, June 1, 2016. In your abstract, you will: Introduce your paper topic; Discuss why your topic is important; and Include a preliminary list of the major trends and conditions that are likely to be of significant importance to the entity you will study.