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Course Descriptions

GEOMETRY  2 Credits    Full Year Course

Pre-requisite: Pre-Algebra - Elective Course

In the geometry courses, the students will:
1)  Work with points, lines and planes
2)  Use reasoning and proof
3)  Work with parallel and perpendicular lines

4)  Solve problems with congruent triangles
5)  Study relationships within triangles
6)  Solve problems involving quadrilaterals
7)  Find area, surface area & volume of geometric figures
8)  Solve problems using trigonometry

CALCULUS     2 Credits   Full Year Course

Pre-requisite:  Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II  - Elective Course
This course contains an intensive review of the topics from algebra, trigonometry and analytical geometry that are necessary for success in calculus and contains an in-depth coverage of all the topics normally taught in the first two semesters of three-semester calculus sequence.  Naming some of the topics covered- limits, derivatives, critical points, integrals, accelerations, areas under curves, volumes of solids of revolution and rate problems.  

BASIC GEOMETRY  2 Credits    Full Year Course

Pre-requisite: Pre-algebra or Alg I - Elective Course

This course is a basic study of geometry.  We will cover many of the same topics that we cover in Geometry but not as in-depth.  We also do not do proofs in this class.  

                                  ALGEBRA II     2 Credits      Full Year Course

Pre-requisite:  Algebra I and Geometry - Elective Course

This course covers a lot of advanced algebra topics such as functions, linear systems, matrices, quadratics, polynomials, exponential and rational functions, sequences and series, trigonometry.
This class is the pre-requisite for Calculus so students will need to take this class during May Term if they plan to take Calculus the following year.