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Mathematics (B.S.)

The mathematician Carl Gauss referred to mathematics as "the Queen of the Sciences". Some people believe mathematics is just algebra or graphing functions, but it is much more! It is the study of numbers and their operations, interrelations, combinations, generalizations, and abstractions and of space configurations and their structure, measurement, transformations, and generalizations.

Degree Options

7-12 Licensure Mathematics: A program for students who wish to prepare to teach mathematics at the 7-12 grade level or intend to study mathematics education at the graduate level.

Pure Mathematics: A program for students who seek a broad background in mathematics or intend to study mathematics at the graduate level.

Statistics: A program for students who wish to pursue a more applied career or intend to study statistics at the graduate level.


The mathematics program at Henderson isn’t only about crunching numbers; it’s about giving you the opportunity to explore the theory behind them. We offer an innovative selection of classes based on MAA and NCTM standards that will enhance your critical thinking skills. You will exercise the logical side of your brain while using your creativity to solve problems and do research.


On your journey toward success, it’s important to have a supportive team behind you. At Henderson, you will get just that in our mathematics department. Our faculty will be there to inspire, enlighten, and guide you through your courses as you explore the fantastic world of mathematics!


Many of our mathematics graduates currenlty have successful careers as college professors, high school teachers, industry consultants, and as statisticians.

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Holly CarterBachelor of Arts - Mass Media, 2011
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