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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) #2900**

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

**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: Geometry and Algebra II

SEM: 2 CR: 1

### Advanced Placement Courses

**AP Precalculus #2450**

AP Precalculus centers on exploration of functions designed to better prepare students for college-level calculus and provide grounding for other mathematics and science courses. Modeling is a central instructional theme for the course that helps students develop a deeper understanding of each function type. By examining scenarios, conditions, and data sets, as well as determining and validating an appropriate function model, students develop a greater comprehension of the nature and behavior of the function itself. Students who successfully complete the course and receive a 3 or higher on the corresponding Advanced Placement exam may receive college credit.

SEM: 2 CR: 1

**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