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Course Offerings

 

MATH INTERVENTION

Code: 200

This course is intended to assist students in mastering the fundamentals of Algebra 1 while providing additional support to address any gaps students may have in their prior knowledge. It is taken concurrently with Algebra 1.

*Teacher recommendation is required.


ALGEBRA I

Code: 202                     
 1 Credit

This course introduces students to fundamental algebraic concepts. Connections are made to real world applications. The development of conceptual understanding is balanced with the need for the development of efficient skills. Topics include: interpreting and using variables, expressions, and equations; linear and non-linear functions and relationships; scatter plots and systems of linear equations; exponents and polynomials, and introduction to quadratics. 

*Graphing calculators may be used. (TI-83/84 Recommended)


ALGEBRA CONCEPTS

Code: 203                        
1 Credit

This course is intended for students who need additional support to complete Algebra 1. This course introduces students to fundamental algebraic concepts. Connections are made to real world applications. The development of conceptual understanding is balanced with the need for the development of efficient skills. Topics include: interpreting and using variables, expressions, and equations; linear and non-linear functions and relationships; scatter plots and systems of linear equations; exponents and polynomials, and introduction to quadratics.

*Teacher recommendation is required.


ADVANCED STANDING GEOMETRY    

Code: 221                  
 1 Credit

This course is offered to students who are interested in pursuing a rigorous course of study that is both expanded and enriched. It introduces students to geometric thinking, proofs, and applications. Topics include the relationships of points, lines, planes, and space, geometric constructions, properties of the common geometric figures (angles, triangles, quadrilaterals, circles, polygons and spheres), congruence and similarities of geometric figures, areas, perimeters and volume, right triangle trigonometry and transformations.

*Prerequisite: teacher recommendation


GEOMETRY      

Code: 222
1 Credit

This course introduces students to the geometric thinking, proofs, and applications. Topics include the relationships of points, lines, planes, and space, geometric constructions, properties of the common geometric figures (angles, triangles, quadrilaterals, circles, polygons and spheres), congruence and similarities of geometric figures, areas, perimeters and volume, right triangle trigonometry and transformations.  

*Prerequisite:  Algebra I


GEOMETRIC CONCEPTS

Code: 225             

1 Credit

This course is intended for students who need additional support to complete Geometry. This course introduces students to the geometric thinking, proofs, and applications. Topics include the relationships of points, lines, planes, and space, geometric constructions, properties of the common geometric figures (angles, triangles, quadrilaterals, circles, polygons and spheres), congruence and similarities of geometric figures, areas, perimeters and volume, right triangle trigonometry and transformations.

*Teacher recommendation is required.

*Prerequisite: Algebra I


ADVANCED STANDING ALGEBRA II    

Code:209                                                                                                                      
 1 Credit

The course is offered to students interested in pursuing a rigorous course of study that is both expanded and enriched. It is an in-depth study of relations and functions, monomials and polynomials, quadratic functions, complex numbers, linear systems, linear and quadratic inequalities, radical expressions, rational expressions, and exponential and logarithmic functions.

*Graphing Calculators may be used.  (TI-83/84 Recommended)  

*Prerequisite: AS Geometry or teacher recommendation


ALGEBRA II                                                                                                                  
Code: 212                                                                                                                     
1 Credit                                                                                                            
This course is an in-depth study of relations and functions, monomials and polynomials, quadratic functions, complex numbers, linear systems, linear and quadratic inequalities, radical expressions, rational expressions, and exponential and logarithmic functions.                                                                        
 *Graphing Calculator may be used. (TI-83/84 Recommended)                                                           
 *Prerequisite: Algebra I; Geometry is suggested, but not required

ADVANCED STANDING PRE-CALCULUS                                                                            
 Code: 231                                                                                                                       
1 Credit                                                                                                                       
This course is offered to students who are interested in pursuing a rigorous course of study that is both expanded and enriched. It is designed to prepare students for Calculus or as a preparation for college level mathematics. Topics include linear relations and functions, the nature of graphs, polynomial and rational functions, trigonometric functions and their graphs, identities and equations, conics, complex numbers, and exponential and logarithmic functions. If time permits, polar coordinate topics are introduced. All topics routinely require the use of the graphing calculator (TI-83/84 recommended).        
*Prerequisites:  AS Algebra II and AS Geometry or teacher recommendation

PRE-CALCULUS       

Code: 232

1 Credit

This course is designed to prepare students for Calculus or as a preparation for college level mathematics. Topics include linear relations and functions, the nature of graphs, polynomial and rational functions, trigonometric functions and their graphs, identities and equations, conics, complex numbers, and exponential and logarithmic functions. If time permits, polar coordinate topics will be introduced. All topics routinely require the use of the graphing calculator (TI-83/84 recommended)

*Prerequisites: Algebra II and Geometry or teacher recommendation


CALCULUS

Code: 242

1 Credit

This course is a prerequisite for any extended work in mathematics, science or social sciences at the college level. Topics include lines, functions and graphs, limits and continuity, derivatives and their applications, differential equations and integrals and their applications.  Solutions are determined and verified using the graphing calculator.

*Graphing Calculator recommended, (TI-83+ Recommended)   

*Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus or teacher recommendation


COLLEGE MATH     

Code: 260

1 Credit

This course is designed for the college-bound student who wants to continue math beyond Algebra II and Geometry in preparation for college. It reviews, sharpens and extends mathematical skills, concepts and problem solving. Topics include exponents and scientific notation, quadratics, polynomials, complex numbers, probability and statistics, combinations and permutations, trigonometric functions, and exponential and logarithmic functions.

*Prerequisite: Algebra II and Geometry 

*Students can not take College Math if they have successfully completed Pre-Calculus.


MATH TODAY

Code: 262

1 Credit

The purpose of this course is to introduce and prepare students for the mathematics that is involved in the lives of everyday citizens. Topics include set theory, consumer mathematics and financial management, statistics, counting methods, probability and measurement.  This course is designed for seniors who are not prepared to take Calculus or Pre-Calculus, but would like to take mathematics to prepare them for basic college math. 

Seniors only


PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS

Code: 261

½ Credit

In this semester course, students develop and apply mathematical concepts necessary for career pathways in forensics, health sciences, social sciences, business and educational studies. It provides students with a basic knowledge of probability and statistics including counting, organizing, and reporting data, measures of central tendency, standard deviation, area models for probability, line plots, stem and leaf plots, and graphs.                                          

*Prerequisites: Algebra II and Geometry


SAT PREPARATION: MATHEMATICS

Code: 165                      
 ½ Credit

This course provides a complete review of the topics covered in the mathematics portion of the SAT I Reasoning Test. The mathematics portion of the SAT focuses on a student’s reasoning and problem-solving abilities in four categories:  algebra, geometry, and other topics such as, patterns, special symbols, logical analysis, probability, and statistics., and data interpretation. Mathematical insights, shortcuts, strategies, and critical-thinking skills are explored. This course is offered in conjunction with the SAT Preparation: English course. Students complete a timed practice SAT test and review the results for further improvement.
*Juniors only

AP Courses

ADVANCED PLACEMENT CALCULUS   

Code: 241                 
1 Credit

AP Calculus is a full-year course with a required Advanced Placement exam at the end of the school year. This course prepares the student to take the Advanced Placement Exam to obtain possible college credit for Calculus. It is a prerequisite for any extended work in mathematics, science or social sciences at the college level. Topics include lines, functions and graphs, limits and continuity, derivatives and their applications, integrals and their applications, differential equations and mathematical models. Solutions are determined and verified using the graphing calculator.  

*Graphing Calculator Required (TI-83+ Recommended)
*Prerequisite AS Pre-calculus or teacher permission

*Students enrolled in this course are expected to register and sit  for the AP exam


ADVANCED PLACEMENT STATISTICS  
                                                                                                                                  
1 Credit

Code: 264

AP Statistics is a full-year course with a required Advanced Placement exam at the end of the school year. The course covers four major themes: exploratory data analysis; planning a study; probability; and statistical inference. A TI-83 or TI-83 Plus graphing calculator is required for the course and instructional computer software will also be used.

 *Prerequisite: Strong reading comprehension skills are needed and successful completion of Algebra II.

 *Students enrolled in this course are expected to register and sit for the AP exam