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Math

Grades 10 & 11

Honors Geometry
Grade: 10/11                   18 Weeks                               1.0 Credit                                5.0 Quality Points
Prerequisite:  “B” or better in Algebra 2 or Honors, and teacher recommendation
This course provides an in-depth study of the properties of basic geometric figures, such as lines, planes, triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, circles, and solids.  In addition, mathematical reasoning and logic will be addressed, leading to student developed proofs of geometric theorems.  The course requires completion of a research paper and independent studies.
Geometry  Academic
Grade: 10/11                   18 Weeks                               1.0 Credit                                4.0 Quality Points
Prerequisite:  Academic Algebra 2 and teacher recommendation
A study of Euclidean Geometry, topics include perimeter, area and volume, the use of formulas, properties of circles, similarity, and informal proofs as applied to congruence, properties of polygons, and the use of Algebra skills to solve applied problems.  
Geometry 
Grade: 10/11                   18 Weeks                               1.0 Credit                                4.0 Quality Points
Prerequisite:  Algebra 2  and teacher recommendation
A study of Euclidean Geometry, topics include perimeter, area and volume, the use of formulas, properties of circles, similarity, and informal proofs as applied to congruence, properties of polygons, and the use of Algebra skills to solve applied problems. 
* This course is not approved by the NCAA Clearinghouse

Algebra 2   
Grade:   10/11                 18 Weeks                               1.0 Credit                                4.0 Quality Points
Prerequisite:  Successful completion of Algebra 1
This course is an extension of Algebra 1.  Topics include irrational numbers, solutions to quadratic and higher degree equations, graphing, and solving linear and non-linear functions, the use of fractional and negative exponents, and exponential functions.  A grade of C or better in Algebra 1 is recommended for success in this course.  

Pre-Calculus 11 Honors
Grade:  11                       18 Weeks                               1.0 Credit                                5.0 Quality Points
Prerequisite:   Honors Algebra 2 and teacher recommendation
Pre-Calculus Honors is designed for the college-bound student. The purpose of this course is to prepare students for the study of calculus at an accelerated pace.  The course includes a thorough study of algebraic concepts, functions, and graphs, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometry, sequences and series, introduction to limits and calculus. 
Pre-Calculus  11   Academic
Grade:  11                       18 Weeks                               1.0 Credit                                4.0 Quality Points
Prerequisite: Academic Algebra 2, Academic Geometry and teacher recommendation
The purpose of the course is to prepare the college-bound student for the study of calculus at an average pace.  This course includes a thorough study of algebraic concepts, functions, and graphs, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometry, sequences and series, limits, and introduction to calculus. 

Grade 12

Calculus AB  12 Honors
Grade:  12                       18 Weeks                               1.0 Credit                                5.0 Quality Points
Prerequisite:  Honors Pre-Calculus and teacher recommendation
Students enrolled in this course will study the branch of mathematics that deals with rates of change in continuous and varying quantities.  The class will include exercises in the graphical, numerical, analytical, and verbal representations of functions, derivative rates of change and the use of derivatives to solve a variety of problems; and derivative and definite integrals as expressed in both parts of the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.  Students will communicate mathematical solutions both orally and with the written word; use technology to help solve problems, interpret results, and verify conclusions, and determine the reasonableness of answers. 

Calculus 12 Academic
Grade:  12                       18 Weeks                               1.0 Credit                                4.0 Quality Points
Prerequisite:  Pre-Calculus and teacher recommendation
Students will study the branch of mathematics that deals with rates of change in continuous and varying quantities.  The class will include exercises in the graphical, numerical, analytical, and verbal representations of functions, derivative rates of change and the use of derivatives to solve a variety of problems; and derivative and definite integrals as expressed in both parts of the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.  Students will communicate mathematical solutions both orally and with the written word; use technology to help solve problems, interpret results and verify conclusions; and determine the reasonableness of answers. 

Pre-Calculus  12  Honors
Grade:  12                       18 Weeks                               1.0 Credit                                5.0 Quality Points
Prerequisite:   Honors Algebra 2 and teacher recommendation
This course will prepare college-bound students for the study of calculuat an accelerated pace.  The course includes a thorough study of algebraic concepts, functions, and graphs, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometry, sequences and series, introduction to limits and calculus.  A limited number of sections will be available.

Pre-Calculus 12  Academic
Grade:  12                       18 Weeks                               1.0 Credit                                4.0 Quality Points
Prerequisite:  Algebra 2 and Geometry and teacher recommendation
The purpose of the course is to prepare college-bound students for the study of calculus at an average pace.  This course includes a thorough study of algebraic concepts, functions, and graphs, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometry, sequences and series, limits, and introduction to calculus. 

AP  Probability & Statistics 12
Grade:  12                       18 Weeks                               1.0 Credit                                5.5 Quality Points
Prerequisite:   Honors Pre-Calculus and teacher recommendation
Curriculum for this course follows the AP Statistics curriculum set by the College Board and is designed to prepare students for the AP Statistics exam in May. Students will complete a rigorous year learning major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data which will allow students to extract connections between statistical process, including design, analysis, and findings. Vocabulary is a key component of the course that will enable students to communicate statistical methods, results, and interpretations accurately. Students will participate in active learning through lectures, reading textbooks, using online resources, completing projects, and attempting a high number of practice problems for homework, as well as on weekly tests and quizzes. Students interested in taking the course should view the full course description available from 
www.collegeboard.com.

COLLEGE & CAREER MATH 12
Grade:  12                        18 Weeks                               1.0 Credit                          4.0 Quality Points  
Prerequisite:  Teacher recommendation
This course is designed to help students prepare for post-secondary education.  Topics for review include arithmetic, algebra, statistics, and geometry concepts, all of which are aimed to refresh and build on relevant math concepts.  The goal is to prepare students better to succeed in early level math courses and on the entrance tests, which could help in limiting/eliminating remediation when starting post-secondary school.
* This course is not approved by the NCAA Clearinghouse

Personal Finance 12
Grade:  12                         18 Weeks                               1.0 Credit                          4.0 Quality Points
Prerequisite:  Teacher recommendation
Students will learn how individual choices directly influence occupational goals and future earnings potential. Real world topics covered will include income, money management, spending, and credit, as well as saving and investing. Students will design personal and household budgets using checking and saving accounts, gaining knowledge in finance, debt and credit management, and evaluating and understanding
insurance and taxes.  The class will incorporate the use of math skills to help make financially wise choices and major life purchases.  Math for Personal Finance will provide a foundational understanding for making informed personal financial decisions leading to financial independence.
* This course is not approved by the NCAA Clearinghouse

Auto-Cad 12
Grade:  12                         18 Weeks                               1.0 Credit                          4.0 Quality Points
Prerequisite: Teacher recommendation
Students will acquire a functional knowledge of, and applications for, AutoCAD 2010 in both 2D and 3D modeling through the generation of architectural, mechanical, and shop drawing projects. Particular areas of focus will also include industry drafting standards, adherence/familiarization with/to codes & specs, as well as the application of computer-aided drafting within the trades.  A limited number of sections will be available.
*This course is not approved by the NCAA Clearinghouse

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