Course Descriptions for Mathematics

Available courses

Algebra 1

The fundamental purpose of this course is to formalize and extend the mathematics that students learned in middle school.  Students will study: relationships between quantities and reasoning with equations; linear and exponential relationships; descriptive statistics; expressions, equations, a…
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Algebra 2

Students will build on their work with linear, quadratic, and exponential functions, and students will extend their repertoire of functions to include polynomial, rational, and logarithmic functions. Students will work closely with functions, and continue to expand their abilities to model situatio…
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Geometry

Students will study measurement, properties, and relationships of points, lines, angles, surfaces, and solids. Students will cover the following big ideas in Geometry based on the Common Core State Standards are; constructions, rigid transformations, proofs, congruence, similarity, right triangle t…
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Trigonometry

Students will study how the six trigonometric functions: sine, cosine, tangent, cosecant, secant and cotangent, relate to each other. The student will analyze the relationship of the unit circle to the graphs of trigonometric functions. There is an emphasis on verification of trigonometric identiti…
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Pre-Calculus

This course prepares the student for the formal study of calculus by exploring functions in depth.  Functions of all types (linear, quadratic, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric) are studied with the help of a graphing calculator.  Emphasis will be on using graphing rep…
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Computer Programing 1

Students will be able to demonstrate sound techniques for designing, developing, documenting, and debugging well-structured programs using software-engineering principles. Students will illustrate fundamental programming aspects through the Visual Basic programming language. Students will implement…
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Computer Programming 2

Students will continue to demonstrate sound techniques for designing, developing, documenting, and debugging well-structured programs using software-engineering principles. Students will illustrate fundamental programming aspects through the C++ programming language. Students will build on the prog…
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Statistics and Probability

Today’s world makes extensive use of statistical methods and students should understand the fundamental ideas that are used to make decisions based on these methods.  Fields such as math, physical sciences, biology, medicine, etc. now require some knowledge of statistics for their effective …
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AP Statistics

In AP Statistics, students will learn how to describe, display, interpret and analyze data. There will be a focus on data collection, experimental design, modeling data and making conclusions based on statistical evidence. Students will analyze the structure of data and make use of technology to gu…
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AP Computer Science Principles

AP Computer Science Principles introduces you to the foundations of computer science with a focus on how computing powers the world. Along with the fundamentals of computing, the student will learn to analyze data, create technology that has a practical impact, and gain a broader understanding of h…
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AP Calculus

The students will go in depth in the study of limits, derivatives, and integrals. They will  rely heavily on the success of prior coursework in the field of mathematics. All students will need to prove proficiency with and without the graphics calculator. Since this is a college level course, …
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