Math

All students are required to take 4 units of mathematics.

2111 Algebra 1

2030 Honors Algebra 1
2129 Geometry
2181 Honors Geometry
2221 Algebra 2
2271 Honors Algebra 2
2721 College Math Fundamentals

2421 Precalculus
2321 Honors Precalculus

2621 Honors Calculus
2501 AP Calculus AB
2551 AP Calculus BC
2601 AP Statistics

2701 Linear Algebra

Freshman placement in mathematics is determined by current course placement and/or a separate placement exam in the spring. Students who have already taken Algebra 1 or Integrated Math I who want to enroll in Honors Algebra 1, Geometry, or Honors Geometry are eligible to take the placement exam to test for mastery. All others will be enrolled in Algebra 1.

2111 Algebra 1
Credit: 1.0
This course emphasizes algebraic concepts and terminology, including linear equations, systems of equations, polynomials, factoring, functions, inequalities and quadratic equations. It stresses algebraic problem solving and prepares students for future courses in mathematics.

2030 Honors Algebra 1
Credit: 1.0

Prerequisites: Approval by Administrator of Academics based on the results of the advanced math placement test score.

This course emphasizes algebraic concepts and terminology, including linear equations, systems of equations, polynomials, factoring, functions, inequalities, quadratic equations and radical equations. It stresses algebraic problem solving and prepares students for future courses in mathematics.

2129 Geometry
Credit: 1.0

Prerequisites: Algebra 1 or Honors Algebra 1 and/or placement test score for incoming freshmen.
This course is designed to acquaint students with the basic structure and vocabulary of geometry and to develop proficiency in doing formal proofs. Students will be introduced to the principles of shape and space, congruence and similarity, parallelism and area. The course also provides an introduction to trigonometry and probability.

2181 Honors Geometry
Credit: 1.0

Prerequisites: A “B” average or above in Honors Algebra 1 or an “A” average or above in Algebra 1; recommendation from Honors Algebra 1 or Algebra 1 teacher; and/or placement test score for incoming freshmen.

This course will take extensive opportunities to integrate and build on Algebra concepts including writing equations, solving for missing values based on geometrical relationship, and applying numeric proportion problems based on similar shapes. Students will develop proficiency in doing formal proofs and will be introduced to the principles of shape and space, congruence and similarity, parallelism and area. The course also provides an introduction to trigonometry and probability. 

2221 Algebra 2
Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: Geometry or Honors Geometry.
This course reviews and develops the concepts introduced in Algebra 1. Studies will include quadratic equations and inequalities, types of functions and their graphs - linear, quadratic, radical, exponential and logarithmic, the introduction of analytics and complex number systems.

2271 Honors Algebra 2
Credit: 1.0

Prerequisites: A “B” average or above in Honors Geometry or an “A” average or above in Geometry and recommendation from Honors Geometry or Geometry teacher.

This course reviews and develops the concepts introduced in Algebra 1. Studies will include quadratic equations and inequalities, types of functions and their graphs - linear, quadratics, radical, rational, exponential and logarithmic, the introduction of analytics and complex number systems.

2721 College Math Fundamentals 
Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: Algebra 2.

This course is designed to expand the mathematic skills learned in Algebra 1 and Algebra 2. The class will look more at real world applications of mathematics and develop a sound foundation of statistics and probability. The goal is to prepare students to excel in math placement tests at the college level and prepare them for a successful college career with respect to mathematics. After completion of this course, a student will be prepared for an entry level statistics or pre-calculus course at the college level.

2421 PreCalculus
Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: Algebra 2 or Honors Algebra 2.
This course is an in-depth study of advanced algebra, trigonometry, analytical geometry and function analysis. Successful completion on this course will prepare students for college Calculus I.

2321 Honors PreCalculus
Credit: 1.0

Prerequisites: A “B” average or above in Honors Algebra 2 or an “A” average or above in Algebra 2 and recommendation from Honors Algebra 2 or Algebra 2 teacher.

This course is an in-depth study of advanced algebra, trigonometry, analytical geometry and function analysis. Studies will include types of functions and their graphs – polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric, and an introduction to Calculus. Successful completion on this course will prepare students for college Calculus I.

2621 Honors Calculus
Credit: 1.0
Prerequisites: A “B” average or above in Honors PreCalculus or an “A” average or above in PreCalculus; approval by Math Department Chairman; and skills test score.

This course applies the concepts learned in precalculus to deepen the understanding of limits and derivatives. Students will learn multiple methods for differentiation and multiple applications of derivative calculus.

2501 AP Calculus AB
Credit: 1.0
Prerequisites: A “B” average or above in Honors Pre-Calculus or an “A” average or above in Pre-Calculus; approval by Math Department Chairman; and skills test score.

This course is designed to introduce the student to differential and integral calculus and their extensive applications. At the end of the course, students can elect to take the Advanced Placement Exam for an additional fee.

2551 AP Calculus BC
Credit: 1.0
Prerequisites: A “B” average or above in Honors PreCalculus or an “A” average or above in PreCalculus; approval by Math Department Chairman; and skills test score.

This course reviews differential calculus and extensively develops integral calculus as well as conic sections, vectors, matrices, series and sequences. At the end of the course, students can elect to take the Advanced Placement Exam for an additional fee.

2601 AP Statistics
Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: Instructor approval.
This course will introduce students to the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data. Students are exposed to four broad conceptual themes:

1. Exploring Data: Describing patterns and departures from patterns

2. Sampling and Experimentation: Planning and conducting a study

3. Anticipating Patterns: Exploring random phenomena using probability and simulation

4. Statistical Inference: Estimating population parameters and testing hypotheses


2701 Linear Algebra
Credit 1.0

Prerequisite: Approval by Administrator of Academics.

This is an advanced mathematics course that studies linear equations, vector spaces, subspaces, and linear transformations. It also introduces the idea of multidimensional space.

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