Math of Finance

Semesters:  2
Grade level: 
10 - 12 
Prerequisite: Algebra A
Description:

Math of Finance is a course approved by the State Department of Education to count as a math credit if it is taught at the rigor of Algebra I or above. The course teaches about aspects of personal income, wages, and tax deductions. Areas of home buying, renting, bill paying, and auto purchases are also covered. Lastly, the course will conclude with personal retirement accounts, planning for the future, and Federal Income Tax filings.

Algebra A&B

Semesters:  1 or 2
Grade level: 
9 - 12 
Prerequisite:  None
Description:

  The students will explore expressions, equations, functions and rational numbers, learn basic algebraic procedures for solving equation and inequalities, also learn proportional reasoning, graphing techniques, factoring polynomials, and explore rational expressions and equations.  Upon completion of this course students will take a state mandatory Instruction Test and that score will be posted on their transcripts.

Algebra II

Semesters:  1 or 2
Grade level: 
9 - 12 
Prerequisite:  Algebra I
Description:

  This course is designed to reinforce and continue using skills learned in Algebra I.  Students will explore the language of algebra in verbal, tabular, graphical, and symbolic forms.  Upon completion of this course students will take a state mandatory Instruction Test and that score will be posted on their transcripts.

Math Analysis and Trigonometry

Semesters:  1 or 2
Grade level: 
11 or 12 
Prerequisite:  Algebra I and II
Description:

  Precalculus explores topics in algebra, trigonometry, and analytic geometry to prepare the students for calculus.  Precalculus provides an extensive review of algebra before introducing functions and their graphs.  The use of technology is made in many examples and exercises.  All exercises, applications, and examples have been selected for their relevance to calculus.

Calculus

Semesters:  1 or 2
Grade level: 
12 
Prerequisite:  Trigonometry and Math Analysis
Description:

    Calculus challenges students to apply math principles to real-life situations and to develop their capacity for problem solving.  The skills and lessons in the course will aid the student in the retention of important concepts, reinforce concepts through practice, apply concept in  variety of contexts, promote student collection of data, develop logical thinking skills, and improve usage of math theory in proofs.

Geometry

Semesters:  1 or 2
Grade level: 
9 - 12
Prerequisite:  Alg I
Description:

  This course challenges students to develop their capacity for problem solving.  The skills and lessons in the course will aid the student in the retention of important concepts, reinforce concepts through practice, apply concepts in a variety of contexts, promote student collection of data, develop logical thinking skills, and improve usage of math theory in proofs. Upon completion of this course students will take a state mandatory Instruction Test and that score will be posted on their transcripts.