PREALGEBRA /ALGEBRA I-A (CSU / UC for Algebra IA) (two semesters; Freshmen)
PREREQUISITE: Enrollment determined by Placement Exam scores and Summer School Math Foundations course. Designed for students who need mathematics taught at a slower pace, this course is designed to provide students with a strong foundation for success in Algebra I. Algebra I content begins in the second semester and continues through the sophomore year.
ALGEBRA I-B/ALGEBRA I-C (CSU/UC) (two semesters; Sophomores)
PREREQUISITE: Passing grade in Algebra IA This course completes the Algebra I ABC sequence begun during the freshman year.
ALGEBRA I (CSU/UC) (two semesters; required of Freshmen not in Prealgebra or Geometry)
PREREQUISITE: 8th Grade Placement Examination; Summer School Algebra Fundamentals course, if required for placement. This is a beginning course in Algebra to which all incoming freshmen are assigned. The course covers the real number system, basic algebraic operations, factoring techniques, rational equations, and second-degree equations. Select freshman students may test out of Algebra I based on scores earned on the Math Placement exam given in May.
GEOMETRY (CSU/UC) (two semesters; required of Sophomores not in Algebra I-C)
PREREQUISITE: Passing grade in Algebra I This course examines the properties of angles, triangles, parallelograms, polygons and circles. HONORS GEOMETRY (CSU/UC) (two semesters; Sophomores; WEIGHTED) PREREQUISITE: A- in Algebra I, B- in Honors Algebra I This course covers Geometry in a more in-depth manner. Emphasis is placed on postulates, logic and a deductive system. This is an honors course for those students interested in pursuing a mathematical or scientific major in college.
ALGEBRA II (CSU/UC) (two semesters; Juniors, Seniors)
PREREQUISITES: C in Algebra I and C- in Geometry. Seniors must take Algebra Review in Summer School and obtain a B or better to qualify. This course covers more advanced topics of Algebra. This course is intended for students planning to attend a four-year college. TI84 GRAPHING CALCULATOR REQUIRED
ADVANCED ALGEBRA with TRIGONOMETRY (CSU/UC) (two semesters; Juniors, Seniors)
PREREQUISITE: C- in Algebra II This course covers topics in advanced algebra and trigonometry to prepare students to succeed in college math courses. 12Subjects covered include: mathematical modeling, functions and their graphs, trigonometry, analytical trigonometry, vectors, matrices, mathematical induction, and probability. TI84 GRAPHING CALCULATOR REQUIRED
INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA (two semesters; Juniors and Seniors)
PREREQUISITES: Successful completion of Algebra and Geometry This course is designed to satisfy the third year of the math graduation requirement. This course will cover critical thinking skills, sets, logic, systems of numeration, number theory, and a review of algebra and geometry concepts.
MATH ANALYSIS (CSU/UC) (two semesters; Juniors or Seniors)
PREREQUISITE: C in Algebra II or C- in Hon Alg II/ Trigonometry This course covers advanced topics from algebra, trigonometry, linear algebra and logarithmic functions. This course is recommended for students planning to major in math or science in college and in preparation for AP Calculus or AP Statistics. TI84 GRAPHING CALCULATOR REQUIRED
STATISTICS (CSU/UC) (two semesters; Juniors, Seniors)
PREREQUISITES: B- in Algebra II This course covers the basic principles of descriptive statistics, exploratory data analysis, experimental design, sampling techniques, probability and binomial distributions, estimation, and fitting models to data. This course is intended for students who plan on college majors that do not require calculus. TI84 GRAPHING CALCULATOR REQUIRED.