3007/3008 PreAlgebra 1 & 2 ½ credit per semester
Prerequisite: Math 8 A/B with teacher recommendation or Transition Math with teacher recommendation
This course is designed to build a strong foundation for Algebra as well as preparation for Geometry and an introduction to Probability and Data Analysis. It will incorporate a wide variety of exercises that range from developing basic skills to introducing logical reasoning and problem solving. Other strategies that will put you on the road to success in mathematics like note taking, reading mathematics, and testtaking skills will be addressed in this course. This course is available by teacher placement only.
3001/3002 Algebra 1 & 2 ½ credit per semester
Prerequisite: 8th grade math teacher or previous math teacher recommendation
Algebra covers basic topics in algebra including expressing relationships algebraically, solving and graphing equations/inequalities, polynomial operations and factoring, systems of equations, and rational and irrational numbers. Linear and quadratic equations are applied to problem solving. Emphasis is placed on the application of mathematical principles to a wide variety of problems. A scientific or graphics calculator is recommended.
3081/3091 Applied Spatial Math 1 & 2 ½ credit per semester
Prerequisite: Previous math teacher recommendation And 1 credit of Algebra
This is an informal geometry course and NOT acceptable for college admissions. Topics include: relationships of points, lines, and planes, parallel and perpendicular lines, angles, circles, congruent and similar triangles, graphing, constructions, perimeter, volume, and trigonometry. A scientific or graphics calculator is recommended.
3101/3111 Geometry 1 & 2 ½ credit per semester
Prerequisite: Previous math teacher recommendation And 1 credit of Algebra with a C or better
This course satisfies college admission requirements. It begins with simple reflections and basic construction, emphasis is on logical reasoning and applying the geometric concepts in a problem solving setting. Measurement, units, as well as conclusions drawn from geometric principles are stressed. Parallel lines, circles, and threedimensional figures are included with an emphasis on practical applications. A scientific or graphics calculator is recommended.
3100/3110 Honors Geometry 1 & 2 ½ credit per semester
Prerequisite: Algebra teacher recommendation and 1 credit of Algebra
Honors courses are geared to prepare students for more rigorous coursework. This course moves at a faster pace than Geometry and will cover more material in more depth. It begins with reflections and basic construction, emphasis is on logical reasoning and applying the geometric concepts in a problem solving setting. Measurement, units, as well as conclusions drawn from geometric principles are stressed. Parallel lines, circles, and threedimensional figures are included with an emphasis on practical applications. A scientific or graphics calculator is recommended.
3065/3075 Intermediate Algebra 1 & 2 ½ credit per semester
Prerequisite: Previous math teacher recommendation and 1 credit of Algebra and Geometry
This course does NOT satisfy college admission requirements. This course is intended for those that struggled with the topics covered in Algebra and have intentions of continuing education beyond high school but are not prepared for the rigors of Advanced Algebra. Problemsolving strategies, application investigations and geometric interpretations are integrated throughout. Concepts covered include a review of basic algebra, linear equations in two variables, systems of equations, relations and functions, polynomials, rational expressions and equations, radicals and complex numbers, quadratics, exponential and logarithmic functions. A graphics calculator is recommended.
3140/3150 Advanced Algebra 1 & 2 ½ credit per semester
Prerequisite: Previous math teacher recommendation And 1 credit of Algebra with a C or better And 1 credit of Geometry with a C or better
This course satisfies college admission requirements. Substantial amounts of geometry are integrated with algebra. Each topic investigates applications to real world problems. Problemsolving strategies are integrated throughout. Topics covered include equations and inequalities, variations, graphs, linear and quadratic relations, systems, and matrices and their application to solving systems. Powers, roots, exponents, radicals and logarithms are also included. A graphics calculator is recommended.
3225/3226 Honors Advanced Algebra 1 & 2 ½ credit per semester
Prerequisite: Previous math teacher recommendation and 1 credit of Algebra and 1 credit of Geometry
Honors courses are geared to prepare students for more rigorous coursework. This course moves at a faster pace and more in depth than Advanced Algebra. Substantial amounts of geometry are integrated with algebra. Each topic investigates applications to real world problems. Problemsolving strategies are integrated throughout. Topics covered include equations and inequalities, variations, graphs, linear and quadratic relations, systems, and matrices and their application to solving systems. Powers, roots, exponents, radicals and logarithms are also included. A scientific or graphics calculator is recommended.
3160/3170 PreCalculus 1 & 2 ½ credit per semester
Prerequisite: Previous math teacher recommendation,1 credit of Algebra, 1 credit of Geometry and 1 credit of Advanced Algebra
Students who need and/or desire a strong background in mathematics should take this course. The emphasis is on functions, trigonometry, and analytic geometry in a variety of settings. Higherlevel thinking skills are utilized in problem solving. Algebraic and geometric concepts are integrated and utilized throughout. A graphics calculator is required for this class.
3120/3130 Honors PreCalculus 1 & 2 ½ credit per semester
Prerequisite: Previous math teacher recommendation,1 credit of Algebra, 1 credit of Geometry and 1 credit of Advanced Algebra
Honors courses are geared to prepare students for more rigorous coursework. Students who need and/or desire a strong background in mathematics should take this course. The emphasis is on functions, trigonometry, and analytic geometry in a variety of settings. Higherlevel thinking skills are utilized in problem solving. Algebraic and geometric concepts are integrated and utilized throughout. A graphics calculator is required for this class.
3230/3235 AP Calculus 1 & 2 ½ credit per semester
rerequisite: Previous math teacher recommendation,1 credit of Algebra, 1 credit of Geometry, 1 credit of Advanced Algebrand 1 credit of PreCalculus
Differential and integral calculus following the objectives of the CEEB Advanced Placement Program. Students are given the opportunity to take the Advanced Placement Exam in May.
(NOTE: The cost of the AP Exam is approximately $90.00 for each student who chooses to take the exam.)
Each student will be required to have either a TI83, TI83+, or TI84+ graphing calculator. They will also need ready access to a computer and the internet.
3215/3216 AP Statistics ½ credit per semester
Prerequisites: Junior or Senior status and completed Advanced Algebra with at least a B
This is a college level, noncalculus based course in introductory statistics. This course is designed to present strategies for collecting, organizing, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data. Students will work on projects involving the handson gathering and analysis of real world data. They will learn to interpret and judge the statistical information in the world around them. Computers and calculators will allow students to investigate and explore statistical concepts. Effective communication skills will be developed through regular written analysis of real data. The course content and learning activities will prepare students for the AP Exam and possible college credit.
(NOTE: The cost of the AP Exam is approximately $90.00 for each student who chooses to take the exam.)
Each student will be required to have either a TI83, TI83+, or TI84+ graphing calculator. They will also need ready access to a computer and the internet.
