Mathematics Department







Department Faculty
Briana Coburn
David Johanson
Jeffrey Kinney
Marija Randall
Jeffrey Wright


Course Descriptions
Course Course Number Grade Level Other Level A G F NQ SP
Pre-Algebra/Algebra 1A MAT2263 9 x
Algebra 1A MAT2266 9 x
Algebra 1B MAT2267 10 x x x
Algebra 1 MAT2280 9 x
Algebra 1 - Honors MAT2290 9 H x
Geometry MAT2281 10 x
Geometry Foundations MAT2264 10 x
Geometry - Honors MAT2291 9, 10 H x
Algebra II MAT2265 11 x x x x
Algebra II - Honors MAT2292 10, 11 x x x x
Pre-Calculus MAT2283 11, 12 H
Pre-Calculus - Honors MAT2293 11 H
Calculus MAT2284 12
Calculus AB (AP) MAT2294 12 AP
Calculus BC (AP) MAT2295 12 AP
Statistics (AP) MAT2297 11, 12 AP
Accounting 1 MAT2200 10 - 12 E
Personal Finance* MAT2205 10- 12 E

*denotes semester course and 0.50 credit

Graduation Standards:
A-Algebra
G-Geometry
F-Functions
NQ-Numbers and Quantities
SP-Statistics and Probability


Course Title: Pre-Algebra/Algebra 1A Prerequisite: None
Course Number: MAT2263 Credit: 2

Pre-Algebra/Algebra 1A is a year long course designed to assure students are able to meet all the graduation standards contained in Algebra 1. To be successful students should have a good understanding of computational skills and problem-solving techniques. Students will be able to simplify algebraic expressions, use formulas, solve equations with one or more variables, and be able to write and graph linear equations with an understanding of slope and y-intercept; to add, subtract, multiply and divide polynomials; to factor polynomials This course covers the Algebra Standard. This course meets for one period every day.


Course Title: Algebra 1A Prerequisite: Pre-Algebra
Course Number: MAT2266 Credit:1

Algebra 1A and 1B are each a year long class designed to assure students are able to meet all the graduation standards contained in Algebra 1 and Algebra II. To be successful students should have a good understanding of computational skills and problem-solving techniques. Students will be able to simplify algebraic expressions, use formulas, solve equations with one or more variables, and be able to write and graph linear equations with an understanding of slope and y-intercept; to add, subtract, multiply and divide polynomials; to factor polynomials. Algebra 1B will focus on systems of equations; functions and transformations; radical expressions; and rational expressions. This course covers the Algebra Standard.


Course Title: Algebra 1B Prerequisite: Algebra 1A
Course Number: MAT2267 Credit:1

Algebra 1A and 1B are each a year long class designed to assure students are able to meet all the graduation standards contained in Algebra 1 and Algebra II. To be successful students should have a good understanding of computational skills and problem-solving techniques. Students will be able to simplify algebraic expressions, use formulas, solve equations with one or more variables, and be able to write and graph linear equations with an understanding of slope and y-intercept; to add, subtract, multiply and divide polynomials; to factor polynomials. Algebra 1B will focus on systems of equations; functions and transformations; radical expressions; and rational expressions. This course covers Functions, Numbers and Quantities, and Statistics and Probability.


Course Title: Algebra 1 Prerequisite: Pre-Algebra
Course Number: MAT2280 Credit:1

To be successful students should have a good understanding of computational skills and problem-solving techniques. Mathematical modeling and applications to real-world situations will be emphasized. Students will be expected to work collaboratively as they investigate algebraic concepts. Students will be able to simplify algebraic expressions, use formulas, solve equations with one or more variables, and be able to write and graph linear equations with an understanding of slope and y-intercept; to solve systems of equations by graphing, substitution, and algebraic elimination techniques; to add, subtract, multiply and divide polynomials; to factor binomials and trinomials and solve first and second-degree equations using this technique; to solve problems involving probability and statistics. Students will be able to analyze and solve word problems. This course covers the Algebra Standard.


Course Title: Algebra 1 Honors Prerequisite: Pre-Algebra
Course Number: MAT2290 Credit:1 (Grade 9) Weight: 1.05

To be successful students should have a good understanding of computational skills and problem solving techniques.Mathematical modeling and applications to real-world situations will be emphasized. Students will be expected to work collaboratively in groups as they investigate algebraic concepts. Students will be able to simplify algebraic expressions, use formulas, solve equations with one or more variables and be able to write and graph linear equations with an understanding of slope and y-intercept; to solve systems of equations by graphing, substitution and algebraic elimination techniques; to add, subtract, multiply and divide polynomials; to factor binomials and trinomials and solve first and second-degree equations using this technique; to solve problems involving probability and statistics. Students will be able to analyze and solve word problems. Students are expected to be independent with the skills after they are taught and in continuing to apply them. This course covers the Algebra Standard.


Course Title: Geometry-Foundations Prerequisite: Algebra 1
Course Number: MAT2264 Credit:1

Geometry Foundations is an introductory level Geometry course. Geometry is the study of geometrical relationships in a plane and in space and begins with the study of basic properties and terminology and progresses to the study of proof. To be successful students should have a good understanding of computational skills and problem-solving techniques. Mathematical modeling and applications to real-world situations will be emphasized. Students will be expected to work collaboratively as they investigate geometric concepts. Students will be able to understand and communicate using the language of geometry; to determine measurements and properties of two and three-dimensional figures, such as parallel lines, triangles, quadrilaterals, circles, pyramids, cones, prisms, and cylinders; use a given set of facts to calculate missing measurements using definitions, geometric theorems, postulates, and trigonometry; to write proofs; to use coordinate geometry to solve and prove statements; and to understand transformations. This course covers the Geometry Standard.


Course Title: Geometry Prerequisite: Algebra 1
Course Number: MAT2281 Credit:1

Geometry is the study of geometrical relationships in a plane and in space and begins with the study of basic properties and terminology and progresses to the study of proof. To be successful students should have a good understanding of computational skills and problem-solving techniques. Mathematical modeling and applications to real-world situations will be emphasized. Students will be expected to work collaboratively as they investigate geometric concepts. Students will be able to understand and communicate using the language of geometry; to determine measurements and properties of two and three-dimensional figures, such as parallel lines, triangles, quadrilaterals, circles, pyramids, cones, prisms, and cylinders; use a given set of facts to calculate missing measurements using definitions, geometric theorems, postulates, and trigonometry; to write proofs; to use coordinate geometry to solve and prove statements; and to understand transformations. This course covers the Geometry Standard.

Geometry Syllabus


Course Title: Geometry (Honors) Prerequisite: Algebra 1
Course Number: MAT2281 Level: H Credit:1 Weight: 1.05

This course will implement the same curriculum as the College Prep Geometry. However, the expectations for the accelerated level will include more independent work, more depth in topics studied and a faster pace. Geometry is the study of geometrical relationships in a plane and in space and begins with the study of basic properties and terminology and progresses to the study of proof. To be successful students should have a good understanding of computational skills and problem-solving techniques. Mathematical modeling and applications to real-world situations will be emphasized. Students will be expected to work collaboratively as they investigate geometric concepts. Students will be able to understand and communicate using the language of geometry; to determine measurements and properties of two and three-dimensional figures, such as parallel lines, triangles, quadrilaterals, circles, pyramids, cones, prisms, and cylinders; use a given set of facts to calculate missing measurements using definitions, geometric theorems, postulates, and trigonometry; to write proofs; to use coordinate geometry to solve and prove statements; and to understand transformations. This course covers the Geometry Standard.


Course Title: Algebra II Prerequisite: Algebra 1 and Geometry
Course Number: MAT2282 Credit:1

Algebra II continues the study of algebraic concepts that students learned in Algebra I. There will be a strong emphasis on SAT test preparation. To be successful, students should have a good understanding of computational skills and problem-solving techniques. Mathematical modeling and applications to real-world situations will be emphasized. Students will be expected to work collaboratively as they investigate algebraic concepts. Students will be able to solve and graph algebraic equations including linear, quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic; to solve and graph inequalities; to simplify and evaluate algebraic expressions involving both rational and irrational numbers and powers; to use direct and inverse variation to solve problems; to add, subtract, multiply, and divide polynomials; to solve systems of equations and inequalities; to add, subtract, and multiply matrices; to use matrices to solve systems of equations and to represent transformations; to understand functions and their inverses; and to solve trigonometric problems involving all types of triangles. This course covers Functions, Numbers and Quantities, and Statistics and Probability.


Course Title: Algebra II (Honors) Prerequisite: Algebra 1 and Geometry
Course Number: MAT2292 Level: H Credit:1 Weight: 1.05

This course will implement the same curriculum as the College Prep Algebra I. However, the expectations for the accelerated level will include more independent work, more depth in topics studied, and a faster pace. Algebra II continues the study of algebraic concepts that students learned in Algebra I. There will be a strong emphasis on SAT test preparation. To be successful students should have a good understanding of computational skills and problem solving techniques. Mathematical modeling and applications to real-world situations will be emphasized. Students will be expected to work collaboratively as they investigate algebraic concepts. Students will be able to solve and graph algebraic equations including linear, quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic; to solve and graph inequalities; to simplify and evaluate algebraic expressions involving both rational and irrational numbers and powers; to use direct and inverse variation to solve problems; to add, subtract, multiply, and divide polynomials; to solve systems of equations and inequalities; to add, subtract, and multiply matrices; to use matrices to solve systems of equations and to represent transformations; to understand functions and their inverses; and to solve trigonometric problems involving all types of triangles. This course covers Functions, Numbers and Quantities, and Statistics and Probability.


Course Title: Pre-Calculus Prerequisite: Algebra II
Course Number: MAT2283 Credit:1

This course explores and applies discrete mathematics. Course topics include linear and quadratic functions, polynomial functions, exponents and logarithms, trigonometry, and sequence and series. Students will be able to graph linear, quadratic, polynomial, trigonometric and logarithmic functions. Students will solve polynomial equations of second, third and fourth degree. Students will also be able to solve exponential and logarithmic equations. Students should have a strong background in the use of a TI-83 or TI-84 graphing calculator.

Pre Calculus Syllabus


Course Title: Pre-Calculus (Honors) Prerequisite: Algebra II
Course Number: MAT2293 Level: H Credit:1 Weight: 1.05

This is a pre-calculus course and explores and applies discrete mathematics. To be successful students should have a good understanding of computational skills and problem solving techniques. Mathematical modeling and applications to real-world situations will be emphasized. Students will be expected to work collaboratively as they investigate algebraic concepts. Students will be able to graph, solve, and analyze linear, quadratic, polynomial, power, rational, exponential, logistic, trigonometric and logarithmic functions. Students will be introduced to the Calculus concepts of limits, derivatives, and anti-derivatives.


Course Title: Calculus Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus
Course Number: MAT2284 Credit:1

This course is a college-level course and is geared for students who are highly self-motivated. Course topics include limits and their properties, differentiation, applications of differentiation, integration, methods of integration, applications of integration, logarithmic and exponential functions, and trigonometric functions.

CP Calculus Syllabus


Course Title: Calculus AB (AP) Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus
Course Number: MAT2294 Level: AP Credit:1 Weight: 1.075

AP Calculus is a mathematics course for students who have completed a four-year math sequence. This course is a college-level course and is geared for students who are highly self-motivated. The syllabus will follow the College Board requirements. All students will be expected to take the AP Calculus exam in May. Course topics include limits and their properties, differentiation, applications of differentiation, integration, methods of integration, applications of integration, logarithmic and exponential functions, and trigonometric functions. All topics are studied in depth and extensive AP exam prep will be an integral part of this course. It is expected that each student enrolled in AP courses will take the AP exam for that class. The exams are held in May at a cost of $35.00 per test. TEACHER RECOMMENDATION IS REQUIRED.

AP Calculus Syllabus


Course Title: Calculus BC (AP) Prerequisite: Calculus AB
Course Number: MAT2296 Level: AP Credit:1 Weight: 1.075

This course is a college-level course and is geared for students who are highly self-motivated. The syllabus will follow the College Board requirements. It is expected that each student enrolled in AP courses will take the AP exam for that class. The exams are held in May at a cost of $35.00 per test. All topics are studied in depth and extensive AP exam prep will be an integral part of this course. TEACHER RECOMMENDATION IS REQUIRED.


Course Title: Statistics (AP) Prerequisite:
Course Number: MAT2297 Level: AP Credit:1 Weight: 1.075

The purpose of the AP course in statistics is to introduce student to the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing and drawing conclusions from data. Students are exposed to four broad conceptual themes: 1. Exploring Data: Describing patterns and departures from patterns 2. Sampling and Experimentation: Planning and conducting a study 3. Anticipating Patterns: Exploring random phenomena using probability and simulation 4. Statistical Inference: Estimating population parameters and testing hypotheses Students who successfully complete the course and exam may receive credit, advanced placement or both for a one-semester introductory college statistics course. It is expected that each student enrolled in AP courses will take the AP exam for that class. The exams are held in May at a cost of $35.00 per test. For a full description visit http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/public/repository/ap-statistics-co... TEACHER RECOMMENDATION IS REQUIRED.

Statistics Syllabus


Course Title: Accounting Prerequisite:
Course Number: MAT2200 Level: E Credit:1

This course develops an understanding of keeping records from the simplest personal needs to those of a business. In this course, the student will be exposed to accounting careers and many other business related occupations. Upon completion, students will be able to balance their own personal finances, as well as have a working knowledge of how a small business is organized and run on a day-to-day basis.


Course Title: Personal Finance Prerequisite: Juniors or Seniors
Course Number: MAT2205 Level: E Credit:0.5

Personal finance covers resumes, interviews, I-9s, W-4s to checks, taxes, budgeting, contracts, investments, and retirement. The focus is on the students’ own decision making ability given the facts on these subjects. This course covers the Numbers and Quantity Standards.

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AP Calculus Syllabus 16-17.docx270 KB
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