When you use someone else's words or ideas in your thesis, you should create In-text citations and References list citations. Each In-text citation should lead to a References list citation, and each References list citation should come from an In-text citation.
Use the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.) to correctly cite your sources and format your research papers and thesis.
Use the APA Style website for help with formatting your citations and your thesis:
Use the Purdue OWL APA Guide (6th ed.) to put together your APA citations:
Concerns, procedures, and consequences of plagiarism are outlined in the University of Michigan Dearborn's Statement of Academic Integrity:
The University of Michigan-Dearborn values academic honesty and integrity. Each student has a responsibility to understand, accept, and comply with the University's standards of academic conduct as set forth by the Code of Academic Conduct, as well as policies established by the schools and colleges. Cheating, collusion, misconduct, fabrication, and plagiarism are considered serious offenses. Violations will not be tolerated and may result in penalties up to and including expulsion from the University.