Political Science (BA)

Political science at Henderson State University is designed to prepare students to understand and interact with the political system of the nation and its role and relationship with the rest of the global community. Toward that end, the department offers a variety of courses from highly competent instructors in the several sub-fields of the discipline.

The fields covered include American government, state and local government, constitutional law, comparative government, international relations, public policy and administration and research methods. These courses help to equip students with the conceptual and analytical skills they require in order to understand the nature of the political systems that affect them and empower them to act as responsible and involved citizens.

The results

Beyond Henderson, students will be empowered to lead satisfying lives and to succeed in the workplace, graduate school and the professions. The faculty members of the department have received their advanced degrees from leading universities and the department encourages them to engage in constructive scholarship for the sustained improvement of teaching and creative research leading to the presentation of their work at professional conferences and publication.


Department of Social Sciences, Henderson State University  
McBrien Hall, Room 201B 
1100 Henderson Street, HSU Box 7793 
Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001 
Phone: 870-230-5230

Email: bowdenm@hsu.edu