Mathematics |

ALGEBRA I | MA101 |

Algebra I is the first of four mathematics courses required to graduate. The three main graphed algebraic functions include linear, exponential and quadratic equations. Course work requires the use of a graphing calculator. Course content also includes functions and relations, polynomials and factoring. |

**CREDIT:** 1 | **TYPE:** Regular | **GRADE:** 9 |

PRE-AP ALGEBRA I | MA102 |

Algebra I is the first of four mathematics courses required to graduate. The three main graphed algebraic functions include linear, exponential and quadratic equations. Course work requires the use of a graphing calculator. Course content also includes functions and relations, polynomials and factoring. Students will work at an accelerated pace. |

**CREDIT:** 1 | **TYPE:** Pre-Advanced Placement | **GRADE:** 9 |

PRE-AP GEOMETRY | MA202 |

The content of this course deals with measurement, properties and relationships of points, lines, angles, surfaces and solids. Students will also be challenged to make conjectures and prove theorems. Pre-AP students are preparing for the Advanced Placement test in Mathematics. |

**CREDIT:** 1 | **TYPE:** Pre-Advanced Placement | **GRADE:** 9-10 |

**PREREQUISITE:** MA101 - ALGEBRA I **or** MA102 - PRE-AP ALGEBRA I |

**CREDIT EQUIVALENTS:** MA201 - GEOMETRY is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both. |

PAP ALGEBRA II | MA302 |

Students will work at an accelerated pace. Pre-AP students will exceed the expectations of Algebra II in preparation for the Advanced Placement test in Mathematics. |

**CREDIT:** 1 | **TYPE:** Pre-Advanced Placement | **GRADE:** 9-12 |

**PREREQUISITE:** Algebra I PAP |

**CREDIT EQUIVALENTS:** MA301 - ALGEBRA II is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both. |

GEOMETRY | MA201 |

Geometry is designed to develop systematic reasoning by use of definitions, postulates and theorems based on undefined terms, point, line, and plane. This course develops concepts of angles, parallelism and perpendicularity of lines and planes, triangles, similarity and congruence. The course develops concepts of circles, areas and volumes, special triangles and relationships, and coordinates geometry. |

**CREDIT:** 1 | **TYPE:** Regular | **GRADE:** 10-12 |

**PREREQUISITE:** Algebra I or Algebra I PAP |

**CREDIT EQUIVALENTS:** MA202 - PRE-AP GEOMETRY is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both. |

ALGEBRA II | MA301 |

Algebra II expands algebra concepts and prepares the student for trigonometry, elementary analysis, and Calculus and college math. This course extends Algebra I skills into graphing and solving functions and equations. |

**CREDIT:** 1 | **TYPE:** Regular | **GRADE:** 10-12 |

**PREREQUISITE:** Algebra I or Algebra I PAP and Geometry or Geometry PAP |

**CREDIT EQUIVALENTS:** MA302 - PAP ALGEBRA II is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both. |

MATHEMATICAL MODELS WITH APPLICATIONS | MA311 |

This course is an introduction to using mathematical methods to model and solve real-life applied problems involving money, data, chance, patterns, music, design, and science. Students use calculators and computers in real-life situations. |

**CREDIT:** 1 | **TYPE:** Regular | **GRADE:** 11-12 |

**PREREQUISITE:** Geometry |

PRE-CALCULUS | MA401 |

This course includes a study of trigonometry during the first term and an analysis of different functions (polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and logistic), including sequences/series, conics, vectors, and parametric and polar equations during the second term. |

**CREDIT:** 1 | **TYPE:** Regular | **GRADE:** 11-12 |

**PREREQUISITE:** Algebra II |

PRE-CALCULUS PAP | MA402 |

This accelerated course includes a thorough study of trigonometry during the first term and an analysis of different functions (polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and logistic), including sequences/series, conics, vectors, and parametric and polar equations during the second term. The course is designed for the student who has displayed both exceptional mathematical ptalent and diligence in the study of all mathematical courses. Pre-AP students will exceed the expectations of Pre-Calculus in preparation for the AP course. |

**CREDIT:** 1 | **TYPE:** Pre-Advanced Placement | **GRADE:** 11-12 |

**PREREQUISITE:** Pre-AP Algebra II |

ADVANCED QUANTITATIVE REASONING | MA411 |

The goal of this course is for students to continue to build upon the K-8, Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry foundations as they expand their understanding through further mathematical experiences AQR includes the analysis of information using statistical methods and probability, modeling change and mathematical reasoning. Students learn to become critical consumers of real-world quantitative data, knowledgeable problem solvers who use logical reasoning and mathematical thinkers who can use their quantitative skills to solve authentic problems. Students develop critical skills for success in college and careers, including investigation, research, collaboration, and both written and oral communication of their work, as they solve problems in many types of applied situations. Students will also prepare to be successful on college placement examinations and College Algebra. |

**CREDIT:** 1 | **TYPE:** Regular | **GRADE:** 11-12 |

**PREREQUISITE:** Algebra II or Algebra II PAP. AQR is not for students with credits in Pre-calculus, Pre-AP Pre-calculus, or AP Stats |

PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS | MA421 |

Probability and Statistics acquaints students with the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data. Students will frequently work on projects involving the hands-on gathering and analysis of real world data. Ideas and computations presented in this course have immediate links and connections to actual events, includes the concepts and skills needed to apply statistical techniques in the decision-making process. Topics include: (1) descriptive statistics, (2) probability, and (3) statistical inference. Practical examples based on real experimental data are used throughout. Students plan and conduct experiments or surveys and analyze the resulting data. Computers and calculators will allow students to focus deeply on the concepts involved in statistics. |

**CREDIT:** 1 | **TYPE:** Regular | **GRADE:** 11-12 |

**PREREQUISITE:** Algebra I, Geometry |

AP CALCULUS (AB) | MA504 |

This course is an investigation into differential and integral calculus and corresponds to a first semester college calculus course. It includes limits, derivatives, derivative applications, integrals, and integral applications. The course is designed for the student who has displayed both exceptional mathematical talent and diligence in the study of all mathematical courses. It prepares the college-bound student for possible advanced standing credit in calculus through the AP test. |

**CREDIT:** 1 | **TYPE:** Advanced Placement | **GRADE:** 12 |

**PREREQUISITE:** PAP Pre-Calculus |

AP CALCULUS (BC) | MA514 |

Credit: 2 – 1 State and 1 Local This accelerated course is a thorough survey of differential and integral calculus, as well as series, vector, and polar calculus and corresponds to first and second semester college calculus courses. It includes derivatives, integrals, series, elementary differential equations, and polar and parametric calculus. The course is designed for the student who has displayed both exceptional mathematical talent and diligence in the study of all mathematical courses. It prepares the college-bound student for possible advanced standing credit in calculus through the AP test. |

**CREDIT:** 1 | **TYPE:** Advanced Placement | **GRADE:** 12 |

**PREREQUISITE:** Pre-Calculus PAP |

AP STATISTICS | MA524 |

AP Statistics will allow students to build interdisciplinary connections with other subjects and with their world outside school. It prepares the college bound student for possible advanced credit in statistics through the AP test. Students are exposed to four broad conceptual themes: 1. Exploring Data: Describing patterns and departures from patterns 2. Sampling and Experimentation: Planning and conducting a study 3. Anticipating Patterns: Exploring random phenomena using probability and simulation 4. Statistical Inferences: Estimating population parameters and testing hypotheses |

**CREDIT:** 1 | **TYPE:** Advanced Placement | **GRADE:** 12 |

**PREREQUISITE:** Algebra II PAP or Pre-Calculus PAP |

INDEPENDENT STUDY IN MATH | MA531 |

Independent Study in Math was created to evaluate student’s readiness for high-level coursework, and identify any areas where students may need additional academic support. Topics cover: elementary algebra and functions, intermediate algebra and functions, geometry and measurement, and data analysis, statistics, and probability. All public colleges and universities in Texas are required by law to assess the mathematical skills of incoming first year college students. |

**CREDIT:** 1 | **TYPE:** Regular | **GRADE:** 12 |

**PREREQUISITE:** Not taken or not passed the TSI Math test |