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									                                                  Mathematics
Index                                                                                      Integrated Algebra                            1 credit
Integrated Algebra A/B . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 credit each                This course explores such topics as variables, op-
Integrated Algebra. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 credit        erations, linear sentences, slopes and lines, exponents
Foundations of Geometry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 credit                and powers, quadratic equations, polynomials, linear
Geometry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 credit   systems, factoring, and functions. Real-life applica-
Geometry Honors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 credit           tions, problem-solving, and mathematical reading
Applied Consumer Math . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 credit                  and writing are emphasized. A graphing calculator
Algebra II/Trigonometry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 credit              is required.
Advanced Algebra II/Trigonometry. . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 credit                        Recommended Grade Level: 9
Advanced Algebra II/Trigonometry Honors. . . . . .1 credit                                 Prerequisite: None
Pre-Calculus *. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 credit     Final Assessment: Integrated Algebra Regents
Pre-Calculus Honors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 credit
Calculus Topics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 credit       Foundations of Geometry                        1 credit
AP Calculus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 credit    This course will focus on algebraic applications of
Discrete Mathematics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 credit           geometry, such as logic, geometric relationships,
AP Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 credit   coordinate and transformational geometry, poly-
IB Math Studies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 credit each            gons, segment and angle constructions and locus.
IB Math SL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 credit each        Technology and foundational algebra topics will be
                                                                                           threaded throughout the course.
                                                                                           Recommended Grade Level: 11-12
  *Dual Credit Programs                                                                    Prerequisite: Algebra A/B
  Many courses are dual credit with Monroe Community                                       Final Assessment: Local exam
  College. The Dual Credit Program allows students to earn
  college credits at reduced cost during their high school years.
  Students earn both high school and college credits for these                             Geometry                                       1 credit
  courses. Minimum enrollment is required for each dual                                    This course explores such topics as points and lines,
  credit course to run.                                                                    angles, congruence, polygons, perimeter and area,
                                                                                           three-dimensional figures, surface area and volume,
The Mathematics Department offers a comprehensive                                          similarity, triangle trigonometry, and circles. Real-life
program of studies which includes a variety of courses                                     applications, problem-solving, and mathematical read-
designed to give each student the opportunity to develop                                   ing and writing are emphasized. A graphing calculator
his/her potential to the fullest extent. Courses in all                                    is required.
curriculum levels are developed in order to appeal to                                      Recommended Grade Level: 9-10
students with varied skills, background and motivation.                                    Prerequisite: Integrated Algebra
Calculators are used in all courses.                                                       Final Assessment: Geometry Regents exam

Integrated Algebra A/B                                         1 credit each               Geometry Honors                                1 credit
This course explores topics such as variables, opera-                                      This course covers the topics of Geometry with greater
tions, linear sentences, slopes and lines, exponents and                                   depth and academic demand. It is designed for the
powers, quadratic equations, polynomials, linear sys-                                      highly motivated student. A graphing calculator is
tems, factoring, and functions. Real-life applications,                                    required.
problem-solving, and mathematical reading and writing                                      Recommended Grade Level: 9-10
are emphasized. It extends math over a two-year period                                     Prerequisite: Integrated Algebra, 85%
of time. A graphing calculator is required.                                                Final Assessment: Geometry Regents exam
Recommended Grade Level: 9 -10
Prerequisite: Integrated Algebra A for Algebra B
Final Assessment: Local exam (Algebra A), Integrat-
ed Algebra Regents (Algebra B)




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                                                                                         Mathematics
Applied Consumer Math                            1 credit     Pre-Calculus                                     1 credit
This course is designed for a student seeking their           MCC Dual Credit (MTH 175)                       4 credits
final math credit for graduation. Basic mathematical          This course is designed to maintain and extend high
and algebraic concepts are reinforced and applied to          level mathematical skills and to prepare the students
realistic situations commonly found in our economy.           for collegiate math in the future. It is designed to ex-
Wise consumerism is stressed, as is problem-solving           tend and reinforce algebraic skills including complex
and decision-making based on mathematical inves-              numbers, series and sequences, polynomials, parametric
tigations. A scientific calculator will be provided for       equations, and polar coordinates. Logic and a brief
classroom use.                                                introduction to Calculus are also present. A graphing
Recommended Grade Level: 11-12                                calculator is required.
Prerequisite: Integrated Algebra and Geometry                 Recommended Grade Level: 11-12
Final Assessment: Local exam                                  Prerequisite: Advanced Algebra II/Trigonometry
                                                              Final Assessment: MCC Dual Credit exam/local
Algebra II/Trigonometry                          1 credit     exam
This course is designed for the student seeking advanced      Pre-Calculus Honors                              1 credit
math topics to prepare for college. It explores topics such
as linear functions and equations, linear inequalities,       This course covers the topics of Pre-Calculus & Dis-
systems of equations and inequalities, polynomials, ex-       crete Math with greater depth and academic demand.
ponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometry and         It is designed for the highly motivated student who
conic sections. Real-life applications, problem-solving,      anticipates taking AP Calculus the following year. A
and mathematical reading and writing are emphasized.          graphing calculator is required.
A graphing calculator is required.                            Recommended Grade Level: 11
Recommended Grade Level: 10-12                                Prerequisite: Advanced Algebra II/Trigonometry
Prerequisite: Geometry                                        Honors, 85% and Alg II/Trigonometry Regents exam
                                                              Final Assessment: Local exam
Final Assessment: Local exam
                                                              Calculus Topics                                  1 credit
Advanced Algebra II/ Trigonometry 1 credit                    This course covers limits, derivatives with applications,
This course is designed for the student seeking a Re-         and integrals with application. It is ideal for the student
gents with Advanced Designation Diploma. It explores          who wants to be prepared to take Calculus in college.
such topics as linear functions and equations, linear         A graphing calculator is required for this course.
inequalities, systems of equations and inequalities,          Recommended Grade Level: 12
polynomials, exponential and logarithmic functions,           Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus
trigonometry and conic sections. Real-life applications,      Final Assessment: Local exam
problem-solving, and mathematical reading and writing
are emphasized. A graphing calculator is required.            AP Calculus                                       1 credit
Recommended Grade Level: 10-12
Prerequisite: Geometry, 80% or Algebra II/Trigo-              This course covers Calculus topics with greater depth
nometry, 75% or teacher recommendation                        and academic demand. It is designed for the highly
Final Assessment: Algebra II/Trigonometry Regents             motivated student who is seeking college credit. A
exam                                                          graphing calculator is required.
                                                              Recommended Grade Level: 12
                                                              Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus Honors or Regents, 85%,
Advanced Algebra II/ Trigonometry Honors 1 credit             and teacher recommendation
This course covers the topics of Algebra II with greater      Final Assessment: AP Calculus AB exam
depth and academic demand. It is designed for the
highly motivated student seeking a Regents with Ad-           Discrete Math                                    1 credit
vanced Designation Diploma and anticipating taking            This course will provide an introduction to social choice,
Calculus in their senior year. A graphing calculator is       matrices and their uses, graph theory and its applications,
required.                                                     counting and finite probability, and to recursive processes.
Recommended Grade Level: 10-11                                It will stress problem solving, communication, reasoning
Prerequisite: Geometry Honors, 85%                            and data presentation skills. Scientific calculators will be
Final Assessment: Algebra II/Trigonometry Regents             provided for in class work.
exam                                                          Recommended Grade Level: 12
                                                              Prerequisite: Three required math courses
                                                              Final Assessment: Local exam
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                                                                                                                                       Mathematics
AP Statistics                                                               1 credit           IB Math Studies                                               1 credit each
The AP Statistics course is designed to introduce stu-                                         This is a two-year course designed for students with varied
dents to the major concepts and tools for collecting,                                          mathematical backgrounds and whose main interests lie
analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data. Students                                         outside the field of mathematics. Students in this course
are exposed to four broad conceptual themes, including                                         will study numbers and algebra, sets and logic, geometry and
exploring data, sampling and experimentation, antici-                                          trigonometry, statistics and probability, functions, financial
pating patterns, and statistical inference. A graphing                                         math, and an introduction to differential calculus. The
calculator is required.                                                                        emphasis of this course is the application of mathematical
Grade level: 12                                                                                process to real-life situations. The program requires students
Prerequisite: Advanced Algebra II/Trigonometry Hon-                                            to undertake an investigation of a mathematical nature with
ors or Regents, 85%, and teacher recommendation                                                teacher supervision. This project will enable the mastery of
Final Assessment: AP Statistics exam                                                           skills learned during the course and develop the students'
                                                                                               abilities to ask their own questions about mathematics. A
                                                                                               graphing calculator is required for this class.
                                                                                               Recommended Grade Level: 11-12
                                                                                               Prerequisite: Integrated Algebra and Regents exam and
                                                                                               Geometry and Regents exam
                                                                                               Final Assessment: Algebra II/Trigonometry Regents grade
                                                                                               11, IB Math Studies exam grade 12
                                                                                               IB Math SL                                                    1 credit each
                                                                                               This is a two-year course sequence designed for students who
                                                                                               already possess a strong background knowledge of basic
                                                                                               mathematics. IB Math SL is designed so that students will
                                                                                               study a breadth of mathematical topics, rather than several
                                                                                               topics in depth. Topics include, but are not limited to, ad-
Extended Sequence:                                                                             vanced algebra, functions and equations, circular functions
                                                 8th                                           and trigonometry, matrices, vectors, statistics and probability,
                                              Math 8                                           and basic calculus. Emphasis is on the mathematical pro-
                                                                                               cesses involved in solving a problem rather than the solu-
                                                 9th                                           tion itself. The aims of this course are to enable students to
                                            Algebra A
                                                                                               develop mathematical knowledge, concepts and principles,
                                              10th                                             develop logical, critical and creative thinking, and employ
                                            Algebra B
                                                                                               and refine their powers of abstraction and generalization.
                                                                                               A graphing calculator is required for this class.
                            11th             11th                11th                          Recommended Grade Level: 11-12
                           Geometry        Applied           Foundations of
                                        Consumer Math          Geometry                        Prerequisite: Advanced Algebra II/Trigonometry or Honors
                                                                                               Final Assessment: Local exam grade 11, IB Math SL exam
                    12th              12th                       12th
                Applied             Algebra II                 Algebra II                      grade 12
             Consumer Math


Traditional                                                                                   Accelerated
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Sequence:                                 Math 8                                                                                 Integrated
                                                                                                                                  Algebra
                                           9th
                                        Integrated                                                               9th                                9th
                                         Algebra                                                               Geometry                           Geometry
                                                                                                                                                   Honors
                                          10th
                                        Geometry                                                                10th                                         10th
                                                                                                          Adv. Algebra II/                             Adv. Algebra II/
                                                                                                                Trig                                    Trig Honors
     11th                                 11th                                  11th
 Algebra II/Trig                      Adv. Algebra II/                      IB Math Studies
                                            Trig                                                   11th                   11th                    11th                11th
                                                                                                 Precalculus           IB Math SL             Precalc. Honors       IB Math SL
     12th
 Adv. Algebra II/                                                               12th
       Trig            12th               12th              12th            IB Math Studies       12th                    12th                    12th                12th
                    Discrete Math       Precalculus      AP Statistics                          Calc. Topics           IB Math SL              AP Calculus          IB Math SL

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