Department of Political Science Cynthia Ann Parker College of Liberal Arts - Political Science The Department of Political Science combines two approaches in its course offerings. One approach recognizes the liberal arts orientation of the total university and presents the subject matter in various political science courses in a liberal arts perspective. The other approach recognizes the unique needs of students in professional fields such as pre-law and Criminal Justice and strives to present relevant political science material in such a way as to benefit especially these professionally oriented students. Political Science students at Hardin-Simmons University have many opportunities to receive hands on experience in matters relevant to their studies and expand their knowledge of the world around them. Students enhance their skills of diplomacy and knowledge of international affairs through the simulations of Model U.N.. Moot Court offers practical application of legal knowledge and debate skills in simulations of appellate proceedings. Students wishing to receive more information on enrolling at Hardin-Simmons University should refer to the Office of Enrollment Services.