Course #6110/6120 6150/6160 6210/6220 6310/6320 6530/6535 6560/6570 6610/6620 6710/6720 6750/6755 6350/6360 6450 6460 6630/6640 |
Course TitleAlgebra S1 & S2 Algebra Extensions w/ Geometry S1 & S2Geometry S1 & S2 Advanced Algebra S1 & S2 Introduction to Pre-Calculus S1 & S2 Intro to Pre-Calc/Pre-Calc Block S1 & S2 Pre-Calculus S1 & S2 AP Calculus I S1 & S2 AP Calculus 1/Calculus II Block S1 & S2 AP Statistics S1 & S2 Math for the TradesTC-TC-Math with Business Applications Trans to College Math/Statistics S1 & S2 |
LengthYear Year Year Year Year Year Year Year Year Year Semester Semester Year |
Open To9 10 11 12 10 11 12 9 10 11 12 9 10 11 12 10 11 12 10 11 12 10 11 12 10 11 12 10 11 12 10 11 12 11 12 11 12 11 12 |
Fee |
Please note that the math department requires the TI Nspire CX CAS for Algebra, Geometry, Advanced Algebra,
Transition to College Math/Statistics, Intro to Pre-Calculus, Pre-Calculus, AP Calculus I/II , and AP Statistics |

ALGEBRA - #6110 (S1) & #6120 (S2) - 9, 10, 11, 12 (1 credit – year)

Prerequisite: None This course is recommended to fulfill the 9th grade mathematics requirement.

This full year course is the foundation course for all subsequent mathematics courses. It includes units on equation solving, linear functions, quadratic functions (2 units), polynomials, and statistics. Mathematical skills with and without a calculator will be emphasized. The TI NSpire CX CAS calculator is required for this class. This course may be taken concurrently with geometry.

Prerequisite: None This course is recommended to fulfill the 9th grade mathematics requirement.

This full year course is the foundation course for all subsequent mathematics courses. It includes units on equation solving, linear functions, quadratic functions (2 units), polynomials, and statistics. Mathematical skills with and without a calculator will be emphasized. The TI NSpire CX CAS calculator is required for this class. This course may be taken concurrently with geometry.

ALGEBRA EXTENSIONS WITH GEOMETRY - #6150 (S1) & #6160 (S2) - 10, 11, 12 (1 credit – year)

Prerequisite: Algebra

This course is designed for students desiring a stronger foundation in their mathematical skills before taking geometry. This course will strengthen skills from algebra while using them to explore extended algebra topics such as modeling real world situations with different functions, solving systems of equations, using rational exponents, and quadratics. Students will also be introduced to geometry topics including angles, polygons, right triangle trigonometry, and similarity. Students will take geometry after successful completion of this course. The TI NSpire CX CAS calculator is required.

Prerequisite: Algebra

This course is designed for students desiring a stronger foundation in their mathematical skills before taking geometry. This course will strengthen skills from algebra while using them to explore extended algebra topics such as modeling real world situations with different functions, solving systems of equations, using rational exponents, and quadratics. Students will also be introduced to geometry topics including angles, polygons, right triangle trigonometry, and similarity. Students will take geometry after successful completion of this course. The TI NSpire CX CAS calculator is required.

GEOMETRY - #6210 (S1) & #6220 (S2) - 9, 10, 11, 12 (1 credit – year)

Prerequisite: None This course is recommended to fulfill the 10th grade mathematics requirement.

Units in geometry include logic, polygons, linear relationships, logical proof, surface areas and volumes of three-dimensional figures. The TI NSpire CX CAS calculator is required. This course may be taken concurrently with algebra or advanced algebra.

Prerequisite: None This course is recommended to fulfill the 10th grade mathematics requirement.

Units in geometry include logic, polygons, linear relationships, logical proof, surface areas and volumes of three-dimensional figures. The TI NSpire CX CAS calculator is required. This course may be taken concurrently with algebra or advanced algebra.

ADVANCED ALGEBRA - #6310 (S1) & #6320 (S2) - 9, 10, 11, 12 (1 credit – year)

Prerequisite: Algebra

Main topics in this course include the nature of functions, linear functions, quadratic functions (with complex numbers), exponential functions, logarithmic functions, and trigonometric functions . The TI NSpire CX CAS calculator is required for this class. This course may be taken concurrently with geometry.

Prerequisite: Algebra

Main topics in this course include the nature of functions, linear functions, quadratic functions (with complex numbers), exponential functions, logarithmic functions, and trigonometric functions . The TI NSpire CX CAS calculator is required for this class. This course may be taken concurrently with geometry.

INTRODUCTION TO PRE-CALCULUS - #6530 (S1) & #6535 (S2) - 10, 11, 12 (1 credit – year)

Prerequisite: Geometry and Advanced Algebra

This course is designed to give students a solid foundation for Pre-Calculus. The course includes statistics, probability, and a more in depth study of exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions. The TI NSpire CX CAS calculator is required for this class.

Prerequisite: Geometry and Advanced Algebra

This course is designed to give students a solid foundation for Pre-Calculus. The course includes statistics, probability, and a more in depth study of exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions. The TI NSpire CX CAS calculator is required for this class.

INTRODUCTION TO PRE-CALCULUS/PRE-CALCULUS BLOCK - #6560 (S1) & #6570 (S2) - 10, 11, 12 (2 credits - year)

Prerequisite: Geometry and Advanced Algebra

Students will take these courses in block setting (2 hours of math per day). The first semester will cover Introduction to Pre-Calculus and the second semester will cover Pre-Calculus.

The first semester is designed to give students a solid foundation for Pre-Calculus. The course includes statistics, probability, and a more in depth study of exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions.

Major topics for second semester include logic, composition of functions, solving inequalities, complex numbers, polar equations, limits, and the difference quotient. This course is designed to prepare student for college level Calculus. The NSpire TI CX CAS calculator is required for this course.

Prerequisite: Geometry and Advanced Algebra

Students will take these courses in block setting (2 hours of math per day). The first semester will cover Introduction to Pre-Calculus and the second semester will cover Pre-Calculus.

The first semester is designed to give students a solid foundation for Pre-Calculus. The course includes statistics, probability, and a more in depth study of exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions.

Major topics for second semester include logic, composition of functions, solving inequalities, complex numbers, polar equations, limits, and the difference quotient. This course is designed to prepare student for college level Calculus. The NSpire TI CX CAS calculator is required for this course.

PRE-CALCULUS - #6610 (S1) & #6620 (S2) - 10, 11, 12 (1 credit – year)

Prerequisite: Introduction to Pre-Calculus

Major topics in this course include logic, composition of functions, solving inequalities, complex numbers, polar equations, limits, and the difference quotient. This course is designed to prepare student for college level Calculus. The NSpire TI CX CAS calculator is required for this course.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Pre-Calculus

Major topics in this course include logic, composition of functions, solving inequalities, complex numbers, polar equations, limits, and the difference quotient. This course is designed to prepare student for college level Calculus. The NSpire TI CX CAS calculator is required for this course.

AP CALCULUS I - #6710 (S1) & #6720 (S2) – 10, 11, 12 (1 credit - year)

Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus

The course is intended for those who have very strong skills in mathematics. The curriculum for this course is equivalent to a college level Calculus I course. The course will cover the following units; limits and derivatives, rules of differentiation, integrals, and applications of integration. Students may be expected to attend additional exam preparation sessions outside of the normal school day. The TI NSpire CX CAS calculator is required for this class. Students are expected to take the AP Calculus AB exam (Approx. $97).

Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus

The course is intended for those who have very strong skills in mathematics. The curriculum for this course is equivalent to a college level Calculus I course. The course will cover the following units; limits and derivatives, rules of differentiation, integrals, and applications of integration. Students may be expected to attend additional exam preparation sessions outside of the normal school day. The TI NSpire CX CAS calculator is required for this class. Students are expected to take the AP Calculus AB exam (Approx. $97).

AP CALCULUS I/CALCULUS II BLOCK- #6750 (S1) & #6755 (S2) – 10, 11, 12 (2 credits - year)

Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus

The course is intended for those who have very strong skills in mathematics.

This course meets during a two class period block during the school day. During the first semester, the AP Calculus I course will be taught and during second semester, the AP Calculus II course will be covered. The TI NSpire CX CAS calculator is required for this course. Students are expected to take the AP Calculus BC exam (Approx. $97)

Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus

The course is intended for those who have very strong skills in mathematics.

This course meets during a two class period block during the school day. During the first semester, the AP Calculus I course will be taught and during second semester, the AP Calculus II course will be covered. The TI NSpire CX CAS calculator is required for this course. Students are expected to take the AP Calculus BC exam (Approx. $97)

AP STATISTICS #6350 (S1) & 6360 (S2) - 10, 11, 12 (1 credit – year)

Prerequisite: Geometry and Advanced Algebra

Students coming directly out of Advanced Algebra are only encouraged to take this course if they have very strong skills in mathematics. The curriculum for this advanced placement course is equivalent to a college level Introductory Statistics course which is frequently required as a course of study for many college majors. The course will cover the following units: exploring data patterns and departure from patterns, sampling and experimentation to plan and conduct studies, anticipating patterns by exploring random phenomena using probability and simulation, statistical inference including population parameters and testing hypotheses. Students may be expected to attend additional exam preparation sessions outside of the normal school day. The TI NSpire CX CAS calculator is required for this course. Students are expected to take the AP Statistics exam (Approx. $97. Note: This course may not be recognized as a mathematics credit by colleges and universities. This course may be taken concurrently with any math course of Intro to Pre-Calculus or higher.

Prerequisite: Geometry and Advanced Algebra

Students coming directly out of Advanced Algebra are only encouraged to take this course if they have very strong skills in mathematics. The curriculum for this advanced placement course is equivalent to a college level Introductory Statistics course which is frequently required as a course of study for many college majors. The course will cover the following units: exploring data patterns and departure from patterns, sampling and experimentation to plan and conduct studies, anticipating patterns by exploring random phenomena using probability and simulation, statistical inference including population parameters and testing hypotheses. Students may be expected to attend additional exam preparation sessions outside of the normal school day. The TI NSpire CX CAS calculator is required for this course. Students are expected to take the AP Statistics exam (Approx. $97. Note: This course may not be recognized as a mathematics credit by colleges and universities. This course may be taken concurrently with any math course of Intro to Pre-Calculus or higher.

(TC*) MATHEMATICS FOR THE TRADES I - #6450 - 11, 12 (.5 credit – sem)

Prerequisite: Algebra and Geometry or Senior Standing

The course provides the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills, process, and understanding of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, measurement, trigonometry, integers, algebraic equations, work problems, and practical plane geometry.

Prerequisite: Algebra and Geometry or Senior Standing

The course provides the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills, process, and understanding of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, measurement, trigonometry, integers, algebraic equations, work problems, and practical plane geometry.

**(TC*) Transcripted Course**taught by high school teacher at DPHS through which student MAY earn college credit for NWTC Course at no additional cost to you. As this course is offered through NWTC for credit, students may be required to purchase a textbook or related materials.(TC*) MATHEMATICS WITH BUSINESS APPLICATIONS - #6460 - 11, 12 (.5 credit – sem)

Prerequisite: Algebra and Geometry or Senior Standing

This course offers 3 credits at NWTC, but taught here at the high school. The course provides the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills, process, and understanding of real numbers, basic operations, linear equations, proportions with one variable, percents, simple interest, compound interest, annuities, apply math concepts to the purchasing/buying process, apply math concepts to the selling process, and basic statistics with business and consumer applications.

Prerequisite: Algebra and Geometry or Senior Standing

This course offers 3 credits at NWTC, but taught here at the high school. The course provides the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills, process, and understanding of real numbers, basic operations, linear equations, proportions with one variable, percents, simple interest, compound interest, annuities, apply math concepts to the purchasing/buying process, apply math concepts to the selling process, and basic statistics with business and consumer applications.

**(TC*) Transcripted Course**taught by high school teacher at DPHS through which student MAY earn college credit for NWTC Course at no additional cost to you. As this course is offered through NWTC for credit, students may be required to purchase a textbook or related materials.TRANSITION TO COLLEGE MATH / STATISTICS - #6630 (S1) & 6640 (S2)- 10, 11, 12 (1 credit – year)

Prerequisite: Geometry and Advanced Algebra

Transition to College Math and Statistics is intended for students who do not need calculus for their intended field of study after high school. “Developed with funding from the National Science Foundation, Transition to College Mathematics and Statistics (TCMS) is a problem-based, inquiry-oriented, and technology-rich fourth-year high school mathematics course. It was developed to help ensure student success in college and careers in an increasingly technological, information-laden, and data-driven global society.” http://tcmsproject.org/ Topics of study include interpreting categorical data, functions modeling change, counting methods, mathematics of financial decision making, statistical inference, informatics, and the mathematics of democratic decision making. The TI NSpire CX CAS calculator is required.

Prerequisite: Geometry and Advanced Algebra

Transition to College Math and Statistics is intended for students who do not need calculus for their intended field of study after high school. “Developed with funding from the National Science Foundation, Transition to College Mathematics and Statistics (TCMS) is a problem-based, inquiry-oriented, and technology-rich fourth-year high school mathematics course. It was developed to help ensure student success in college and careers in an increasingly technological, information-laden, and data-driven global society.” http://tcmsproject.org/ Topics of study include interpreting categorical data, functions modeling change, counting methods, mathematics of financial decision making, statistical inference, informatics, and the mathematics of democratic decision making. The TI NSpire CX CAS calculator is required.