**Algebra I**

Course No. 31300 - 1 Credit

*Prerequisite: Shows mastery of the middle school mathematics curriculum*

In Algebra I, students use the algebraic skills developed in Math 6, 7, and 8 to represent and solve a variety of practical problems. The course includes operations with polynomials, equations and inequalities and their graphs, systems of equations, factoring, and simple statistics. Graphing calculators, computers, and other appropriate technology will be utilized.

**Algebra I, Part I ***

Course No. 31200- 1 Credit

Students will earn an elective credit for successful completion. Students must enroll in both Algebra I, Part I and Algebra I, Part II. This is the first semester of the Algebra I course. In this class, students will use algebraic skills developed in Math 6, 7, and 8 to represent and solve a variety of practical problems. Students will study operations with polynomials, equations and inequalities and their graphs. A graphing calculator will be utilized.

**Algebra I, Part II**

Course No. 31300- 1 Credit

Beginning with the 9th grade class of 2010-2011, students will earn one math credit for successful completion. Students must enroll in both Algebra I, Part I and Algebra I, Part II. This is the second semester of the Algebra I course. Students will build on concepts taught in the first semester and study systems of equations, factoring, quadratic functions, and selected topics in statistics. A graphing calculator will be utilized.

**Geometry**

Course No. 31430 - 1 Credit

*Prerequisite: Algebra I*

This course emphasizes coordinates, transformation geometry and measurement, theorems, and formal definitions of geometric terms. Students will work with proofs requiring applications of logic. Students will also solve numerical and algebraic problems which apply geometric concepts. Calculators, computers, and graphing utilities are used.

**Geometry (Honors)**

Course No. 3143A - 1 Weighted Credit

*Prerequisite: teacher recommendation (it is recommended that students receive an A or B in Algebra I and 450 on the Algebra I SOL)*

This is a rigorous and challenging course designed for highly motivated students. emphasizes coordinates, transformational geometry and measurement, theorems, and formal definitions of geometric terms. Students will work with proofs requiring applications of logic. Students will also solve numerical and algebraic problems which apply geometric concepts. The student will write proofs as well as demonstrate theorems. Calculators, computers, and graphing utilities are used.

**Algebra, Functions, and Data Analysis**

Course No. 31340 - 1 Credit

*Prerequisite: Geometry*

This course will extend concepts learned in Algebra I. Students will study functions and their behaviors, systems of inequalities, probability, experimental design, and analysis of data.

**Algebra II**

Course No. 31350 - 1 Credit

*Prerequisite: Geometry, Teacher Recommendation (it is recommended that a student receive an A or B in Geometry) or Algebra Functions and Data Analysis*

The course begins with a short Algebra I review. A thorough treatment of advanced algebraic concepts will be provided through the study of functions, equations, inequalities, systems of equations, radical equations, complex numbers, and sequences and series.

**Algebra II (Honors)**

Course No. 3135A - 1 Weighted Credit

*Prerequisite: Geometry or Geometry (Honors); teacher recommendation (it is recommend that a student receive an A or B in Geometry or Geometry (Honors))*

This is a rigorous, challenging course designed for highly motivated students. Students will immediately take the concepts and skills learned in Algebra I to a higher level. Students will study functions, families of functions, quadratic equations, inequalities, polynomials, systems of equations and inequalities, rational and radical equations, complex numbers, and sequences and series. Calculator use will be limited.

**Pre-Calculus (Honors)**

Course No. 3162A - 1 Weighted Credit

*Prerequisite: Algebra II or Algebra II (Honors); Teacher Recommendation (it is recommended that students successfully complete Alegbra II (Honors) or receive an A or B in Algebra II).*

This course is a rigorous study of advanced algebra, a comprehensive study of functions, and an extensive study of trigonometry. Introduction to limits and other ideas used in calculus will be also be studied. A graphing calculator is used as times during the course.

**Calculus**

Course #3178A - 1 Weighted Credit

*Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus (Honors); Teacher Recommendation (it is recommended that students score a C or better in Pre-Calculus (Honors).*

Students will review selected topics from Pre-Calculus in preparation for the study of Calculus. The course will include analytical geometry, limits, continuity, differentiation, and integration with applications.

**Statistics**

Course #31900- 1 Credit

*Prerequisite: Algebra II*

This course will provide an introduction to basic statistical knowledge and reasoning. The purpose of the course is to present basic concepts and techniques for collecting and analyzing data, drawing conclusions, and making predictions.

**Advanced Placement (AP) Calculus AB**

Course No. 3177A - 2 Weighted Credits

*Prerequisite: A C or better in Pre-Calculus (Honors)*

Fee for the AP Exam

Fee for the AP Exam

The course is designed to challenge the advanced student. It consists of a review of analytical geometry with an emphasis on limits and differential and integral calculus with applications. Students will prepare for the national exam in May to potentially earn college credit.

**Courses are elective credits only*