Math Support offers both Math and Science courses. Honors and AP courses may be administered pending counselor approval.

**ALGEBRA IA**

5 credits

Prerequisite: A ‘C’ or better in Algebra Essentials or some Algebra experience in 8th grade.

This course is the first semester in the two-semester algebra sequence. Students study equations, properties of real numbers, solving systems of equations and inequalities, graphing, factoring, and writing equations.

**ALGEBRA IB**

5 credits

Prerequisite: A ‘C’ or above in Algebra 1A.

This course is the second semester in the two-semester algebra sequence. Students solve quadratic equations and rational equations, and simplify radicals. Students also learn to evaluate exponents, polynomials, factoring, probability and data analysis.

**GEOMETRY 1A/1B**

10 credits

Prerequisite: A grade of ‘C’ or above in both Algebra IA/IB.

This two semester course covers points, lines, planes, proofs, parallel lines, congruent triangles, quadrilaterals, similarities, right triangles, circles, polygons, area, volume, coordinate geometry and introductory trigonometry.

**GEOMETRY 1A/1B HONORS**

10 credits

Prerequisite: A grade of ‘B’ or above in both Algebra IA/IB.

This two semester course covers in depth points, lines, planes, proofs, parallel lines, congruent triangles, quadrilaterals, similarities, right triangles, circles, polygons, area, volume, coordinate geometry and introductory trigonometry. This course is designed for highly motivated students.

**ALGEBRA 2 A/B**

10 credits

Prerequisite: A grade of ‘C’ or above in both Algebra IA/IB and Geometry IA/IB.

This two semester elective reviews the topics of Algebra I and weaves in more advanced topics: completing the square, deriving the quadratic formula, simplification of radicals, and complex numbers.

**ALGEBRA 2/TRIGONOMETRY A/B**

10 credits

Prerequisite: A grade of ‘B’ or above in both Algebra IA/IB and Geometry IA/IB.

This two semester elective covers sequences, radicals, quadratic equations, polynomial functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometry, matrices, and determinants. This course is designed for highly motivated students.

**ALGEBRA 2/TRIGONOMETRY A/B HONORS**

10 credits

Prerequisite: A grade of ‘A’ in Geometry IA/IB.

This two semester elective covers in depth sequences, radicals, quadratic equations, polynomial functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometry, matrices, and determinants. This course is designed for students of exceptional mathematical ability.

**TRIGONOMETRY**

5 credits

Prerequisite: A ‘C’ or better in Algebra IIB.

This course is a one-semester introduction to trigonometry. The course will cover trigonometric functions in right triangles, graphs of trigonometric functions and relationships, trigonometric identities and law of cosine and sine, vectors, complex numbers, exponential and logarithmic functions, and analytic geometry.

**PRE-CALCULUS A/B**

10 credits

Prerequisite: A grade of ‘C’ or above in Algebra II (with completion of a trig. class) or Algebra II/Trigonometry.

This two semester pre-calculus elective covers mathematical induction, sequences, vectors, complex numbers, polynomial functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometry, and second degree equations.

**PRE-CALCULUS A/B HONORS**

10 credits

Prerequisite: A grade of ‘B’ or above in Honors Algebra II/Trigonometry.

This two semester pre-calculus elective covers in-depth mathematical induction, sequences, vectors, complex numbers, polynomial functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometry, and second degree equations.

During the second semester limits, continuity, derivatives, and integrals will be discussed. This course is designed for students of exceptional mathematical ability.

**CALCULUS AB HONORS**

10 credits

Prerequisite: A grade of ‘C’ or above in Pre-Calculus A/B and approval by the director.

This two semester elective covers polynomial functions, limits, differentiation, integration, exponential and logarithmic functions, inverse trigonometric functions, and analytic geometry. This course prepares students to take the AB Advanced Placement Calculus Examination for college credit.

**CALCULUS BC HONORS**

10 credits

Prerequisite: A grade of ‘C’ or above in Honors Pre-Calculus and approval by the director.

This two semester elective covers the Calculus AB Advanced Placement course (see above). It also includes sequences, series, differential equations, polar and parametric functions. This course prepares students to take the BC Advanced Placement exam for college credit.

**STATISTICS A/B HONORS **

10 credits

Prerequisite: Enrollment in or completion of Pre-Calculus and approval by the director.

This is a one year course in introductory probability and statistics. Students will learn procedures for collecting, organizing and analyzing data. Use of TI-83 graphing calculators and computers will be required. This course prepares the student to take the Advanced Placement Statistics examination for college credit.

**CONSUMER MATH**

5 credits

This course prepares the student for life beyond high school. Students will learn how to research jobs, colleges, housing, and other expenses. They will learn how to budget, pay bills, balance a checkbook, play the stock market, and will learn the benefits of saving money instead of accruing credit card debt. Students will also learn how to work collaboratively with their peers while researching various topics in which math relates to science, social studies, language arts, art, and sports and recreation.