Course Catalog - Mathematics

Mathematics

PR: Prerequisite   |   CR: Credit for Course   |   SEM: Semesters   |   LC: Local Credit


Algebra I (9-12) #2150

Algebra 1 (9) #2170

Algebra 1 M #2171

The purpose of this course is to provide a foundation for students to solve problems using functions, symbolic reasoning and mathematical modeling. This course includes the study of linear, quadratic, and exponential functions and their related transformations, equations, and associated solutions in both mathematical and real-world situations. The study of polynomials, radical expressions, sequences, laws of exponents and systems of linear equations and inequalities will also be included. This course provides a foundation for upper level mathematics courses.

PR: 8th grade math

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Advanced Algebra I (9) #2160

Advanced Algebra 1 M #2161

This course is designed to include all the Algebra I NISD Standards and TEKS with an emphasis on complex problem-solving. This will build a foundation for success in AP Calculus and AP Statistics.

PR: 8th grade math

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Geometry (9-12) #2300

Geometry M #2307

Geometry (9) #2306

The purpose of this course is to strengthen mathematical reasoning skills in geometric contexts. This course includes plane and solid geometry, coordinate geometry, and transformational geometry. It provides the study of traditional and non-traditional proofs, transformations, similarities, coordinate geometry, area, and volume.

PR: Algebra I

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Advanced Geometry (9-12) #2350

Advanced Geometry M #2348

Advanced Geometry (9) #2349

This course provides an enriched geometry program with a greater emphasis on logical reasoning, higher order thinking skills, and problem solving. All topics and credits given for Geometry above apply to this course. Most students will have completed Advanced Algebra I prior to enrolling in Advanced Geometry.

PR: Algebra I

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Algebra II (9-12) #2200

Algebra II M #2204

The purpose of this course is to extend the concepts and skills developed in Algebra I. Students will explore families of functions and their related transformations, equations and associated solutions. Students will connect functions to their inverses and associated equations and solutions in both mathematical and real-world situations. Students will use real-world data and technology to solve problems using these mathematical models.

PR: Algebra I

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Advanced Algebra II (9-12) #2240

Advanced Algebra II M #2236

Advanced Algebra II (9) #2239

This course provides an enriched course in Algebra II. It emphasizes higher order thinking skills, problem solving, and preparation for higher levels of mathematics and related fields. Most Algebra II Advanced students successfully completed Advanced Algebra I and/or Advanced Geometry.

PR: Algebra I

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

College Prep Math (12th) #2873

The purpose of this course is to reinforce and build upon algebra topics to prepare the student for college readiness. This course is a blend of Elementary and Intermediate Algebra which will prepare the student for success in a college-entry math course, such as College Algebra. The coursework requires students to be proficient both with and without the calculator.

PR: Geometry and Algebra II (preferred)

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Mathematical Models with Applications (10-12) #2500

Mathematical Models with Applications M #2501

This course provides a path for students to succeed in Algebra II and prepares them for various post-secondary choices. Students learn to apply mathematics through experiences in personal finance, science, engineering, fine arts, and social sciences. Students use algebraic, graphical, and geometric reasoning to recognize patterns and structure, model information, solve problems, and com-municate solutions.

PR: Algebra I

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Algebraic Reasoning (10-12) #2298

In this course, students will study functions through analysis and application that includes explorations of patterns and structure, number and algebraic methods, and modeling from data using tools that build workforce and college readiness.

PR: Algebra I

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Statistics (10-12) #2806

In this course, students will broaden their knowledge of variability and statistical processes. Students will study sampling and experimentation, categorical and quantitative data, probability and random variables, inference, and bivariate data. Students will connect data and statistical processes to real-world situations. In addition, students will extend their knowledge of data analysis.

PR: Algebra I

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Precalculus H (10-12) #2400

Precalculus H M #2401

The purpose of this course is to explore many advanced mathematical models which are often used in science, engineering, and other career fields. Topics include: properties and graphs of trigonometric and circular functions and their applications; properties and graphs of special functions; higher degree polynomial functions, sequences and series.

PR: Geometry and Algebra II

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Advanced Precalculus (10-12) #2420

Advanced Precalculus M #2421

Advanced Precalculus D #2452

Advanced Precalculus M D #2461

The purpose of this course is to prepare students for careers in math, science, engineering, and other fields and to provide a foundation for higher level math courses. Topics include: exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric and circular functions, vectors, complex numbers, sequences, and series. This course combines trigonometry, analytic geometry, and elementary analysis. Most Advanced Precalculus students successfully complete Advanced Algebra II.

PR: Geometry and Algebra II

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

OnRamps Precalculus #2465

This course is a dual-enrollment course for students seeking to deepen and extend their knowledge of functions, graphs, and equations from algebra and geometry courses so they can successfully work with the concepts in a rigorous university-level Calculus course. This course is designed to push students with an emphasis on unpacking mathematical definitions and making logical arguments to their peers. The course is divided into seven units, each unit consists of a series of explorations designed to engage students and empower them to develop their problem-solving skills. In each exploration students will create connections with prior concepts in developing the current topic. Students will experience a high quality curriculum designed by the faculty at The University of Texas at Austin. Students can earn three hours of UT credit, with feedback and assessment provided by UT course staff.

PR: Geometry and Algebra II

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Advanced Quantitative Reasoning (11-12) #2877

Advanced Quantitative Reasoning D #2879

AQR is an engaging and rigorous project-based course that prepares students to become well-educated and highly informed 21st century citizens. The course emphasizes statistics and financial applications, and it prepares students to use algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and discrete mathematics to model a range of situations and solve problems.

PR: Geometry and Algebra II

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

Independent Study Mathematics—College Algebra H (11-12) #2871

Independent Study Mathematics--College Algebra D #2872

This course includes the study of quadratics, polynomial, rational, logarithmic, and exponential functions, systems of equations, progressions, sequences and series, and matrices and determinants.

PR: Geometry and Algebra II

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

OnRamps Statistics #2810

This course is a dual-enrollment data analysis course for students seeking to develop the quantitative reasoning skills and habits of mind necessary to succeed in the higher education environment. This course will target conceptual understanding and hone highly-relevant mathematical skills through scaffolded introduction to statistical methodologies, informal game play and strategic lab exercises that engage students in hands-on analysis of real data. Valuable programming and coding skills are acquired as a means to conduct this analysis. Team-based problem-solving is highly valued, and assessments will guide students through self-reflective analyses of their own preparedness and depth of understanding. Students will experience a high quality curriculum designed by the faculty at The University of Texas at Austin. Students can earn three hours of UT credit, with feedback and assessment provided by UT course staff.

PR: Algebra I; Geometry and Algebra II

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

OnRamps College Algebra #2299

This course is a dual-enrollment course for students seek-ing to deepen their critical thinking skills and develop their ability to persist through challenges as they explore function families: Linear, Absolute Value, Quadratic, Polynomial, Radical, Rational, Exponential, and Logarithmic. Students analyze data algebraically and with technology while developing their knowledge of properties of functions, matrices and systems of equations, and complex numbers. The pedagogy of the course, Inquiry-Based Learning, encourages students to take an active role in the construction of their learning. This learning will be accomplished by abstraction, generalization, problem-solving, and modeling. Students will experience a high quality curriculum designed by the faculty at The University of Texas at Austin. Students can earn three hours of UT credit, with feedback and assessment provided by UT course staff.

PR: Algebra 2

SEM: 2 CR: 1


Advanced Placement Courses

 

AP Calculus AB (11-12) #2610

AP Calculus AB M #2601

AP Calculus AB D #2600

AP Calculus AP M D #2621

This course is a rigorous college-level calculus course leading to the College Board Advanced Placement AB Calculus Exam and to possible college credit for one semester. Topics include: concepts and skills of limit, differentiation, integration, and applications of calculus.

PR: Precalculus

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

AP Calculus BC (11-12) #2630

AP Calculus BC M #2632

AP Calculus BC D #2639

AP Calculus BC M D #2631

Calculus AP BC is equivalent to two full semesters of college calculus. Students may earn this college credit by scoring 3 or higher on the Advanced Calculus BC examination. In addition to the material covered in Calculus AB, the BC course includes concepts and applications of polar, vectors, sequences and series.

PR: Precalculus

SEM: 2 CR: 1

 

AP Statistics (10 - 12) #2800

AP Statistics M #2801

AP Statistics D #2805

The purpose of the Advanced Placement Statistics course is to introduce students to the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data. Students are exposed to four broad conceptual themes: Exploring Data, Planning a Study, Anticipating Patterns, and Statistical Inference. Students who successfully complete the course and examination may receive Credit and/or advanced placement for a one-semester introductory college statistics course.

PR: Geometry and Algebra II

SEM: 2 CR: 1