- Check your syllabus to see if your professor has already specified the citation style you should be using for class assignments.
- If the syllabus does not specify, ask your professor.
Generally, psychology courses will use APA (American Psychological Association) style. English and business courses will use MLA (Modern Language Association) style. Chaplaincy and religious studies courses will use CMS (Chicago Manual of Style)--there are two Chicago styles, make sure to use the one that uses footnotes and bibliography.