Mathematics

  • The sequencing of Math courses is very important and students should work closely with their counselors to make sure that the classes are taken in an order which will allow the appropriate skill development.


    ALGEBRA I
    1 credit
    This course is the foundation for all future math courses. In this course, algebra topics are integrated with applications, statistics, probability, and geometry. Graphing lines, and the study of functions, systems of equations and inequalities, polynomials, and square roots are elements of the course. Many topics are woven together with the study of geometry, and applications are emphasized throughout.

    ALGEBRA 1 HONORS
    1 credit
    This course is the foundation for all future math courses. In this course, algebra topics are integrated with applications, statistics, probability, and geometry. Graphing lines, and the study of functions, systems of equations and inequalities, polynomials, and square roots are elements of the course. Many topics are woven together with the study of geometry, and applications are emphasized throughout.
    *The honors level is designed as an accelerated academic offer whose purpose is to prepare students for college courses.

    GEOMETRY
    1 credit
    Concept emphasis is on Geometry and includes algebraic representations in Geometry.
    Instruction includes a study of plane and solid geometry, and analytic geometry with an emphasis on proof Data and probability are further developed in the areas of data collection, statistical methods, and probability.

    GEOMETRY HONORS
    1 credit
    Concept emphasis is on Geometry and includes algebraic representations in Geometry.
    Instruction includes a study of plane and solid geometry, and analytic geometry with an emphasis on proof Data and probability are further developed in the areas of data collection, statistical methods, and probability.
    *The honors level is designed as an accelerated academic offer whose purpose is to prepare students for college courses.

    MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS
    *Elective Course* 1 credit
    Do your math skills need a tune-up? We have just the right tools for you. In this course we will use a hands-on approach to fill in those gaps that will promote your success in math. We will work together to revisit topics in algebra and
    geometry. We will step out of the textbook to explore math beyond the classroom and in our community. At the successful completion of this course, you will be charged up and ready to tackle the rigors of mathematics.

    ALGEBRA II
    1 credit
    This course will help prepare students for rigorous math concepts and content. There is a continuation of some algebraic concepts from grade nine and a traditional Algebra II course. Topics include linear, quadratic and higher polynomial functions, probability, conic sections, and systems of equations, matrices, and determinants.

    ALGEBRA II
    Honors 1 credit
    This course will help prepare students for rigorous math concepts and content. There is a continuation of some algebraic concepts from grade nine and a traditional Algebra II course. Topics include linear, quadratic and higher polynomial functions, probability, conic sections, and systems of equations, matrices, and determinants.
    *The honors level is designed as an accelerated academic offer whose purpose is to prepare students for college courses.

    TRIGONOMETRY
    1 credit
    *Elective Course*
    Students will study skills dealing with trigonometric functions and analytical geometry. This course extends the study of trigonometry beyond those topics of Algebra/Geometry Honors
    10. Students who complete the requirements for this course will usually meet the entrance requirements for all but the most selective colleges and universities.

    TRIGONOMETRY
    Honors 1 credit
    *Elective Course*
    This course is designed for students who plan to study science, mathematics, engineering, and/or architecture in four-year institutions. Students will study skills dealing with trigonometric functions and analytical geometry. This course extends the study of trigonometry beyond those topics of Algebra/Geometry Honors 10. Students who complete the requirements for this course will usually meet the entrance requirements for all but the most selective colleges and universities.

    Pre College Math 1 credit
    *Elective Course*
    This course is designed for the college bound student who wants to cover topics that are included on both the ACT and SAT math tests to include test preparation and study skills. Other topics could include rudiments of the stock market, credit cards, mortgages, student financial aid, income tax forms, and the ability to complete FAFSA. Student enrolled in this class should be expected to take the ACT, SAT, or LCCC compass test.

    MATH MODELING & APPLICATIONS
    1 credit
    *Elective Course*
    Have you ever watched a magician work? Ever seen her do a really interesting card trick? Ever wonder how she did it? Ever wonder if it always works and if so why it always works?
    Chances are, there’s important math behind the scenes that makes the trick work. Math is behind the scenes for many interesting and important real-world phenomenon’s. Math modeling is a new course that connects math and numeracy with important events in our world. Pitchers’ ERA in baseball, a refund on your tax return, an interesting new card trick, mental math and numeracy shortcuts, and probability of winning the lottery are just a few of the exciting topics students will study in this powerful math course. Be sure to make Math Modeling part of your high school academic experience.

    PRE-CALCULUS HONORS
    1 credit
    *Elective Course*
    This course presents integrated topics in algebra and trigonometry in preparation for a later course in calculus. The central theme is a study of functions: polynomial, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric with emphasis on practical applications wherever possible. This class prepares students for college courses by making demands upon them equivalent to those of a full year introductory college course. A graphing calculator is required for this course.

    REAL WORLD PROBLEM SOLVING
    1 credit
    *Elective Course*
    This course is designed to examine different problem solving strategies. Emphasis will be placed on the “how”. This is not a number course or an algebra course we will explore many different problem solving styles including guess- and-check, eliminating possibilities, making list and charts, and logic type problems.