Ellis College of Arts and Sciences

English, Foreign Languages and Philosophy

English, Foreign Languages, and Philosophy is the largest department on campus and serves the bulk of our students through Liberal Arts Core classes while specializing in the fields of English literature and composition; Spanish, French, and German languages, cultures, and literatures; and Philosophy. 

Our department offers a variety of degree programs. A prospective student may choose to major in either English or Spanish. They may also choose to minor in such offerings as English, Spanish, French, German, Writing Specialization, Philosophy, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Film Studies.

Within our Master of Liberal Arts degree, we offer graduate level courses to further student learning and mastery in English and Philosophy.


Our current faculty reflects the values and vision of Henderson State University while offering unique course opportunities from highly qualified and dedicated teachers. The diverse faculty interests across our department ensure degree programs unlike any other where you will develop skills to better understand language, text, culture, and the world around you.


English, Foreign Languages, and Philosophy
Henderson State University
1000 Henderson Street
HSU Box 7673
Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001