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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) Page 19 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 Page 20 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 8th Sequence: 8th 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 Page 21