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Political Science

Political Science involves the study of political institutions, behavior, and theory in order to gain a deeper understanding of citizenship, resource distribution, and power. It is a discipline distinguished by its relevance to the modern world.

What You’ll Learn from Us

Our faculty and curriculum reflect the various substantive and methodological orientations within the discipline, providing courses in American (U.S.) Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory, Constitutional Law, and Public Administration.

What You’ll Do Here

The Political Science Department at Texas A&M University-Texarkana emphasizes student engagement and success by providing academic excellence, student organizations, a mixture of face-to-face and online classes, and assistance with career planning. Our semester internship program places qualified students with local, state, and federal government administrators, elected officials, and legal professionals.

Careers for Political Science Majors

Political Science develops students’ critical thinking and communication skills, and prepares them for careers in public administration, law, teaching, politics, elections, and research.


Please contact Dr. Gary Bugh, Professor of Political Science, Chair of the Political Science Department, and University Pre-Law Advisor, at Gary.Bugh@tamut.edu.

  • 7101 University Ave
  • Texarkana, TX 75503
  • p: 903.223.3000
  • f: 903.223.3104
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