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MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT
Mathematic Sequences of courses are provided to help each student develop a fouryear program in mathematics (see chart below). This chart indicates the general sequence that students progress through during high school. Movement from one strand to another is an option if academic progress suggests that this should occur.
Mathematic Sequences:
Honors Advanced College Preparatory Mathematics
This is the advanced placement sequence. This is intended for highly capable mathematics students. Each course in this option has a weighted grading scale. Students are selected for this program based on their performance in eighth grade Algebra 1, past standardized test scores, and teacher recommendations.
Advanced College Preparatory Mathematics
Students in this option are mathematically adept, but are not likely to progress at the same rate as that of the Honors Mathematics option. AP Calculus (Honors) AB is the only weighted grade. Eighth grade Algebra 1 is a prerequisite.
College Preparatory Mathematics
These courses will prepare students for work in fields of mathematics and science. This follows 8th grade Math Modeling.
Intermediate Mathematics College Bound
An Algebra course in high school is the transition course into this option.
Special Courses
May supplement with AP Statistics, Intro to Computer Science (CTE credit), AP Computer Science (CTE or Math credit), Advanced Software Development (CTE or Math credit)
FRESHMEN SOPHOMORE
JUNIOR
SENIOR
COLLEGE READINESS
Honors Geometry
Honors
Algebra 2/ Trigonometry
AP Computer ScienceHonors PreCalculus
AP Statistics
AP Computer Science
Advanced Software DevAP Calculus BC
AP Statistics
AP Computer Science
Advanced Software DevCalculus 1, 2, or 3
Geometry A
Algebra 2 / Trigonometry
PreCalculus
AP Statistics
AP Computer ScienceAP Calculus AB
AP Statistics
AP Computer Science
Advanced Software DevCalculus 1 or 2
Algebra 1
Geometry A
Algebra 2/ Trigonometry
AP Computer SciencePreCalculus
College Algebra
AP Statistics
Advanced Software DevCalculus 1
Algebra 1
Geometry B
Algebra 2
College Algebra Statistics/Trigonometry
College Algebra
COURSE OFFERINGS

117101 and 117102 Algebra 1
Grade(s): 09  12
Prerequisite: Math 8
1/2 Math credit each semester
The primary goal in Algebra 1 is to help students transfer their tangible mathematical knowledge to more abstract algebraic generalizations. Topics include recognizing and developing patterns and using tables, graphs and equations for both linear and nonlinear functions. An improved understanding of these topics will help students better understand and respond to the challenges of our everchanging world. At the conclusion of this course, students will take the Algebra 1 End of Course Assessment required by the state of Missouri. 
117201 and 117202 Geometry A
Grade(s): 09  12
Prerequisite: Algebra 1
1/2 Math credit each semester
This course requires students to focus on logical proof and critical thinking when solving problems or evaluating arguments. There is an emphasis on deductive reasoning and critical thinking. Geometric properties and concepts in both the plane and 3dimensional space are covered. Topics include logic and probability, angles and lines, transformations, similarity, triangles, trigonometry, circles, and other polygons. 
116201 and 116202 Geometry B
Grade(s): 09  12
Prerequisite: Completion of Algebra Program
1/2 Math credit each semester
The emphasis of this course is on geometric relationships of figures, visualization of geometric properties and measurement. Algebraic skills are integrated through application of geometric concepts. An introduction to proofs, mathematical language, logical reasoning, and critical thinking is included. Topics include logic and probability, angles and lines, transformations, similarity, triangles, trigonometry, circles, and other polygons. 
117301 and 117302 Algebra 2
Grade(s): 10  12
Prerequisite: Geometry
1/2 Math credit each semester
This course continues the exploration of functions which began in Algebra I. Students will analyze functions graphically, numerically, algebraically and investigate how these functions can be used to represent real world data. Functions that will be studied include linear, quadratic, absolute value, polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic. This course is not recommended for students planning to pursue a career in a STEM or Business field. 
117401 and 117402 Algebra 2 with Trigonometry
Grade(s): 10  12
Prerequisite: Geometry A or consent of department
1/2 Math credit each semester
In this course, students will study families of functions including linear, quadratic, exponential, logarithmic, radical, rational, and trigonometric. These functions will be represented through equations, tables, and graphical representations. Modeling of real world scenarios and application of concepts to problems arising from those situations will be highlighted. This course is recommended for students planning to pursue a career in a STEM or Business field. 
117410 Trigonometry
Grade(s): 11  12
Prerequisite: Algebra 2
1/2 Math credit each semester
In this course, classical right triangle trigonometry will be studied along with trigonometric identities and equations, the laws of sines and cosines, graphs and properties of the trigonometric functions and their inverses.Trigonometry will be defined using the unit circle approach and a graphical approach will be utilized throughout with an emphasis on solving application problems. This course is recommended for students who have successfully completed Algebra 2 and want additional preparation for standardized tests and college level mathematics. 
117601 and 117602 College Algebra
Grade(s): 12
Prerequisite: Algebra 2 with Trigonometry or departmental approval
1/2 Math credit each semester
This is a standard course in College Algebra that students may take in order to earn college credit through the University of Missouri, St. Louis. Topics include linear, quadratic, and rational equations and inequalities, the algebra and graphs of functions including polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic, systems of equations, and sequences and series. This course is designed to fulfill one of the college mathematics requirements for students planning to earn either a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree. 
117701 and 117702 PreCalculus
Grade(s): 11  12
Prerequisite: Algebra 2 with Trigonometry
1/2 Math credit each semester
This course is designed to prepare students for college level mathematics. Students will describe, analyze, and graph basic algebraic and transcendental functions. Students will also study sequences, series, probability, conic sections, and be introduced to the concept of limits. This class may be offered for college credit through University of Missouri  St. Louis. 
117900 Statistics
Grade(s): 11  12
Prerequisite: Algebra 2
1/2 Math credit each semester
In this introductory course, students will collect data and use statistics as tools to recognize and examine the basic principles of describing and presenting data to reach reasonable conclusions. Students will explain the role of probability in statistics, analyze and compare various sampling distributions for both discrete and continuous random variables, and compute confidence intervals. The presentation, use, and interpretation of data, probability, sampling, correlation, and use of statistical software will be applied to current events and student directed investigations. 
118201 and 118202 Honors Geometry
Grade(s): 09  10
Prerequisite: Algebra 1 (Grade 8) or consent of department
1/2 Math credit each semester
This course requires students to focus on logical proof and critical thinking when solving problems or evaluating arguments. There is a strong emphasis on usage of precise mathematical language, deductive reasoning, and critical thinking. Geometric properties and concepts in both the plane and 3dimensional space are covered. Rigorous higher order algebraic concepts are integrated throughout. Topics include logic and probability, angles and lines, transformations, similarity, triangles, trigonometry, circles, and other polygons. A weighted grade is given. 
118401 and 118402 Honors Algebra 2 with Trigonometry
Grade(s): 09  12
Prerequisite: Honors Geometry or consent of department
1/2 Math credit each semester
This course, which covers second year algebra topics and trigonometry is designed for highly mathematically capable students interested in pursuing STEM professions. The focus is on the analysis and understanding of mathematical relations and functions. Students will analyze linear, quadratic, absolute value, polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions graphically, numerically, and algebraically. Purchase of a graphing calculator is strongly recommended. A weighted grade is given. 
118701 and 118702 Honors PreCalculus
Grade(s): 10  12
Prerequisite: Honors Algebra 2 with Trigonometry or consent of department
1/2 Math credit each semester
This course is designed to prepare students for a calculus course during high school. The content consists of traditional precalculus topics, but the emphasis of the course is on the underlying structure of mathematics. Students will study, analyze, and apply basic algebraic and transcendental functions. A weighted grade is given. 
119801 and 119802 AP Calculus AB
Grade(s): 12
Prerequisite: PreCalculus or consent of department
1/2 Math credit each semester
This is an honors course that emphasizes a multirepresentational approach to calculus through the exploration of limits, differentiation, integration and many applications within these areas. In this course students will study in depth situations involving change and accumulation using descriptive, analytical, numerical and graphical approaches. This course prepares students to take the College Board Advanced Placement Calculus AB examination which fulfills the requirements for Calculus I and follows the syllabus approved by the AP Audit. A weighted grade is given. 
119851 and 119852 AP Calculus BC
Grade(s): 12
Prerequisite: Honors PreCalculus
1/2 Math credit each semester
This is an honors course that emphasizes a multirepresentational approach to calculus through the exploration of limits, differentiation, integration, series, parametric functions, polar functions and many applications within these areas. . In this course students will study in depth situations involving change and accumulation using descriptive, analytical, numerical and graphical approaches. This course prepares students to take the College Board Advanced Placement Calculus BC examination which fulfills the requirements for Calculus I and Calculus II and follows the syllabus approved by the AP Audit. A weighted grade is given. 
119901 and 119902 AP Statistics
Grade(s): 10  12
Prerequisite: Algebra 2 with Trigonometry
1/2 Math credit each semester
This Advanced Placement course is for students who wish to complete the equivalent to an introductory, noncalculus based, college course in statistics. Students gain experience in four broad themes: exploring data, planning a study, anticipating patterns, and statistical inference. This course prepares students to take the College Board Advanced Placement Statistics examination and follows the College Board's recommended syllabus. A weighted grade is given. 
037310 Introduction to Computer Science
Grade(s): 09  12
Prerequisite: None
1/2 CTE credit each semester
This course is designed to provide students with a solid introduction to programming language. The course will provide students with a base of fundamentals in software development. Emphasis is placed on the development of problem solving algorithms and logic. Students learn to develop real life applications that involve the prerequisite to the AP Computer Science course. 
119321 and 119322 AP Computer Science A
Grade(s): 09  12
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Geo A or higher
1/2 CTE credit each semester OR 1/2 Math credit each semester
The major emphasis of this course is on programming methodology, algorithms, data structures, and object oriented programming. Computer applications are used to develop student awareness of the need for these topics, as well as to provide topics for individual programming assignments. This course prepares students to take the College Board Advanced Placement Computer Science A examination. A weighted grade is given.(Also offered as a CTE credit using course numbers 039321 and 039322.)

038311 and 038312 Advanced Software Development
Grade(s): 11  12
Prerequisite: AP Computer Science A
1/2 CTE credit each semester OR 1/2 Math credit each semester
This is a yearlong honors course. The course will be taught at the CS 100/200 college level. Students in this course will be introduced to advanced data structures (both linear and nonlinear), JAVA GUI / Swing components, highlevel programming languages, and the software development cycle. Mastery will be shown via numerous individual and group labs, culminating with a longterm, clientbased team project second semester. Emphasis will be placed on problem solving, algorithm development, and improving the user interface/experience.