Mathematics

207 Algebraic Foundations
Credit: 1

An introduction course in preparation for Algebra I. Outlines mastery of mathematical
concepts in preparation for the operations and equations of Algebra I. Also works with
the students to master formulations of word problems and translation of such materials
into mathematical formulas.

213 Honors Algebra I
Credit: 1 (weighted – Honors)

The students begin with a review of basic algebraic concepts of operations with
fractions, exponents, and simplification of algebra expressions. Students continue
through factoring, theory of line and slope, solution of quadratic equations by factoring,
formula and completing the square, simplifying radicals and graphing linear and
quadratic equations.

215 Algebra I
Credit: 1

Students study the Basic Algebraic concepts of set variables and properties,
progressing through operations with fractions, algebraic operations, exponents,
simplification of algebra expressions, including factoring, the theory of lines and slope,
solution of quadratic equations by formula and graphing linear equations.

223 Honors Geometry
Credit: 1 (weighted – Honors)
Prerequisite: Honors Algebra I (Algebra I with recommendation)

The student will learn the basic postulates of Euclidean Geometry using the 2 column
proof structure of logic involving angles, congruent and similar triangles, parallel lines,
circles and arcs and Pythagorean Theorem integrated with constructions. Formulas for
areas of all basic geometric plane figures will be learned and formulas for volumes of
prisms, pyramids, cylinders, cones and spheres will be explored. Trigonometric rations will be
used plus sine and cosine laws, to solve new right triangles.

225 Geometry
Credit: 1
Prerequisite: Algebra I & Algebra II

Students will explore the concepts of plane geometry integrated with space and
coordinate geometry linked with algebra. Angles, congruent and similar triangles,
parallel lines, circles, properties of quadrilaterals and Pythagorean Theorem will be
studied. Formulas for the areas of all basic plane figures will be used plus an
exploration of logic structures, constructions, probability and ratios and proportions will
be covered.  An introduction to trig ratios will be used to solve all right triangles.

225 Informal Geometry
Credit: 1
Prerequisite: Algebra I & Algebra II

Students will explore the concepts of plane geometry integrated with space and coordinate geometry linked with algebra. Angles, congruent and similar triangles, parallel lines, circles, properties of quadrilaterals and Pythagorean Theorem will be studied. Formulas for the areas of all basic plane figures will be used plus an exploration of logic structures, constructions, probability and ratios and proportions will be covered.

231 Honors Pre-Calculus
Credit: 1 (weighted – Honors)
Prerequisites: Honors Algebra I & Honors Geometry (other students with recommendation)

The student begins with a review of Algebra I material, moving into graphing of rational functions, methods of substitution, determinants, analysis and solution of word problems, roots of polynomials and complex numbers, arithmetic and geometric progressions plus exponential and logarithmic
functions. Trigonometric function, solutions of right triangles, radian and degree angle
measure, double angle, half angle and addition formulas, law of sines and cosines plus
inverse trigonometric functions and solutions of trigonometric functions are also
covered.

235 Algebra II
Credit: 1
Prerequisites: Algebra I

The student will review Algebra I material, then explore graphing and solving of higher polynomials, rational functions, methods of substitutions, determinants, analysis and solution of word problems, finding roots of polynomials and using complex numbers. Also covered will be arithmetic and geometric progressions and probability, exponential and logarithmic functions and an introduction to
Trigonometry.

241 AP Calculus AB
Credit: 1 (weighted – AP)
Prerequisite: Honors Pre-Calculus

Students will study real numbers, limits, continuity, compute the derivatives of algebraic
functions, explore tangent and normal lines, extremes of functions, mean value
theorem, related rates, definite integrals, areas and volumes and arc length. Some
applications to physics and mechanics will occur. This course will prepare students for
the Advanced Placement exam in the spring.

245 Trigonometry
Credit: 0.5
Prerequisite: Algebra II & Geometry
In this course the student is presented with solid geometry, trigonometry and if possible an
introduction to calculus. The emphasis is on trigonometric functions, solution of right triangles,
radian and degree angular measure, law of sines and cosines, inverse trip functions and the
solution of trigonometric equations. Analytic geometry, limits, continuity, derivatives of
algebraic function and tangents and normal lines will be explored as time permits.

246 Statistics & Probability
Credit: 0.5
Prerequisite: Trigonometry
In this semester course, the topics of study include elementary probability theory, concepts of
descriptive statistics, discrete and continuous variables, an analysis of the standard normal distribution, probability distributions, hypothesis testing, and confidence intervals.

239 Discrete Mathematics
Credit: 1 (weighted – Honors)
Prerequisite: Honors Pre-Calculus or AP Calculus

An honors-level math course providing an intensive look at mathematics and logical structures as they apply to math, philosophy and computer science.