Mathematics Department

Honors Algebra I - 511

The course stresses both the structure of algebra and the development of problem-solving skills. Factoring, polynomials, radicals, quadratic and linear functions are extensively treated. A simple introduction to trigonometry is included.

Teachers:

Mr. Scott A. Gray

Mr. Scott A. Gray


Algebra I - 512

Algebra I is the study of mathematical computations and practical applications of Algebraic techniques. Algebra I students study the following concepts: development of the number system, properties of numbers, solving and graphing linear equations.

Teachers:

Mr. Philip C. Smith

Mr. Philip C. Smith

Mr. Scott A. Gray

Mr. Scott A. Gray


Honors Geometry - 515

Introduction to the fundamentals of Euclidean geometry and the nature of proof. Examines congruent triangles, parallelism, perpendicularity, polygons, inequalities, area, volume, similarity, and famous historical theorems.

Teachers:

Mr. Dustin L. Perry

Mr. Dustin L. Perry


Honors Geometry - 521

Introduction to the fundamentals of Euclidean geometry and the nature of proof. Examines congruent triangles, parallelism, perpendicularity, polygons, inequalities, area, volume, similarity, and famous historical theorems.

Teachers:

Mr. Dustin L. Perry

Mr. Dustin L. Perry


Geometry - 522

A course asking students to analyze and apply definitions, postulates and theorems and introduction to two column proofs.

Teachers:

Mr. Philip C. Smith

Mr. Philip C. Smith

Br. Philip Jones

Br. Philip Jones


Honors Algebra II/Trig - 525

This course covers topics in Algebra, trigonometry and Pre-Calculus solving equations and graphing function. It prepares students to take either Pre-alculus, Calculus or AP calculus.

Teachers:

Mr. Shawn A. Morgan

Mr. Shawn A. Morgan


Honors Alg II/ Trig - 531

This course covers topics in Algebra, trigonometry and Pre-Calculus solving equations and graphing function.It prepares students to take either Pre-alculus, Calculus or AP calculus.

Teachers:

Mr. Shawn A. Morgan

Mr. Shawn A. Morgan


Algebra II/Trig - 532

Algebra II/Trigonometry continues with the concepts from Algebra I with introduction of more advanced topics. These include functions, logarithms,conic sections, and trigonometric functions and their applications in solving triangles.

Teachers:

Mrs. Whitney E. Shelton

Mrs. Whitney E. Shelton

Mr. Christopher T. Daller

Mr. Christopher T. Daller

Mr. Geoff M Day

Mr. Geoff M Day


Pre-Calculus - 541

Introduction to polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, trig and inverse trig functions with special emphasis on the graphing calculator(TI-83 recommended). Intuitive approach to limits, derivatives, and integrals.

Teachers:

Mrs. Jennifer S. McConnell

Mrs. Jennifer S. McConnell

Mrs. Whitney E. Shelton

Mrs. Whitney E. Shelton

Mr. Geoff M Day

Mr. Geoff M Day


Honors Calculus - 542

Calculus is the mathematical tool used to analyze changes in physical quantities. Students learn the applications of differential and integral calculus to optimize and to find area and volume.

Teachers:

Mrs. Jennifer S. McConnell

Mrs. Jennifer S. McConnell


Trig/Analytic Geom - 543

Introduction to the trig functions, solving triangles, trig identities,and trig equations. Also introduces vectors, vector equations, straight lines and conic sections. Graphing calculator recommended (TI-83):scientific calculator required.

Teachers:

Mr. Robert Allen Higginbotham

Mr. Robert Allen Higginbotham

Mr. Christopher T. Daller

Mr. Christopher T. Daller


AP Calculus - 544

This is a college level course with emphasis on the understanding of concepts and applications. Students are required to take the national AP examination in order to earn college credit.

Teachers:

Mr. Robert Allen Higginbotham

Mr. Robert Allen Higginbotham


Honors Pre-Calculus - 545

Junior Level Course. Extensions of Algebra II/Trig topics, extensive application of TI-83 graphing calculator, and intro to Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Pre-req: Honors Algebra II/Trig

Teachers:

Mr. Silas K Njoroge

Mr. Silas K Njoroge


Calculus - 546

Calculus is a way to analyze and perceive our physical world. It deals with motion and change, using equations, formulae and graphs to simplify and solve problems. The course has 3 parts: Functions, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus.

Teachers:

Mrs. Jennifer S. McConnell

Mrs. Jennifer S. McConnell


Algebra II - 551

Algebra II continues the concepts from Algebra I with emphasis on operations with polynomials and equation solving. New topics include logarithms, third order systems of equations, and complex numbers.

Teachers:

Mr. Scott A. Gray

Mr. Scott A. Gray


Statistics - 553

Basic statistical concepts including data organization and analysis; probability theory and distributions; sampling methods; estimation; hypothesis testing; regression and correlation analysis, all with real world problems and application.

Teachers:

Mr. Silas K Njoroge

Mr. Silas K Njoroge


AP Calculus BC - 555

AP Calculus BC covers the same differential and integral calculus topics that are included in the Calculus AB, plus additional topics in differential and integral calculus, and polynomial approximations and series.

Teachers:

Mr. Dustin L. Perry

Mr. Dustin L. Perry


Honors Special Topics Advanced Math I - 556

Special Topics in Advanced Math I will expose students to topics usually reserved for the collegiate level.

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Honors Special Topics in Advancned Math II - 557


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AP Statistics - 563

College level statistical concepts including data organization and analysis; probability theory and distributions; sampling methods; estimation; hypothesis testing; regression and correlation analysis, all with real world problems and application.

Teachers:

Mr. Silas K Njoroge

Mr. Silas K Njoroge


Calculus III - 565

Multidimensional limits, partial derivatives, multiple integration, Lagrange Multipliers, vector functions, multiple integration in Cartesian, Cylindrical, and Spherical coordinates, Green's Theorem, Stokes' Theorem, and the Divergence Theorem are covered

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