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Algebra 1
Algebra 1 Course #22012202
Full Year = 1 math credit
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all semesters of Math 7 and Math 8 or Math 7/8.
This is a oneyear course designed to teach the fundamentals of elementary algebra. This course lays the foundation of knowledge and skills to meet the Nevada Academic Content Standards in Mathematics (NVACS) for high school students. A strong foundation in algebra is needed for subsequent mathematics courses. The NVACS studied include all 5 Domains: Relationships between Quantities and Reasoning with Equations, Linear and Exponential Relationships, Descriptive Statistics, Expressions and Equations and Quadratic Functions and Modeling. Throughout the year, students will be expected to develop the ability to reason and communicate mathematically, apply learned concepts to new problemsolving situations and exhibit increased confidence in their ability to solve mathematical problems.

TwoYear Algebra 1 IEP placement required
TwoYear Algebra 1 Course #78247825
TwoFull Years = 2 credits Course #78267827
Prerequisite: IEP placement. Successful completion of all semesters of Math 7 and Math 8 or Math 7/8 or Bridge to Algebra.
This is a twoyear course designed to teach the fundamentals of elementary algebra. This course lays the foundation of knowledge and skills to meet the Nevada Academic Content Standards in Mathematics (NVACS) for high school students. A strong foundation in algebra is needed for subsequent mathematics courses. The NVACS studied include all five Domains: Relationships between Quantities and Reasoning with Equations, Linear and Exponential Relationships, Descriptive Statistics, Expressions and Equations and Quadratic Functions and Modeling. Throughout the year, students will be expected to develop the ability to reason and communicate mathematically, apply learned concepts to new problemsolving situations and exhibit increased confidence in their ability to solve mathematical problems. 
Geometry
Geometry Course #22112212
Full Year = 1 math credit
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all semesters of Algebra 1 (or all semesters of the 2year course).
This is a oneyear course that will cover the following topics through emphasis on basic geometric proofs, axioms, postulates and theorems, plane geometric figures, right triangles with trigonometry, constructions, congruence and similarity, circles, coordinate and transformational geometry, inductive and deductive reasoning, threedimensional geometry, and probability. Emphasis is on the development of deductive reasoning skills. Students will also review algebraic techniques, work on realistic problems, and use technology when possible.

Formal Geometry (H)
Formal Geometry Course #22152216
Full Year = 1 math credit (Honors)
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all semesters of Algebra 1. Admission into Formal Geometry will be based on the student’s previous performance in addition to teacher recommendation, student’s desire to learn and work ethic.
This is a oneyear course that will cover the following topics through emphasis on basic geometric proofs, axioms, postulates and theorems, plane geometric figures, right triangles with trigonometry (Law of Sine and Cosine), constructions, congruence and similarity, circles, coordinate and transformational geometry, inductive and deductive reasoning, threedimensional geometry, and probability. Emphasis is on the development of deductive reasoning skills. Students will also review algebraic techniques, and work on realistic problems. An ability to think abstractly is critical for successful completion of this course. 
Foundations in Geometry IEP placement required
Foundations in Geometry Course #77717772
Full Year = 1 math credit
Prerequisite: IEP placement. Successful completion of all semesters of Algebra 1 (or all semesters of the 2year course).
This is a oneyear course that will cover the following topics through emphasis on basic geometric proofs, axioms, postulates and theorems, plane geometric figures, right triangles with trigonometry, constructions, congruence and similarity, circles, coordinate and transformational geometry, inductive and deductive reasoning, threedimensional geometry, and probability. Emphasis is on the development of deductive reasoning skills. Students will also review algebraic techniques, work on realistic problems, and use technology when possible.

Algebra 2
Algebra 2 Course #22212222
Full Year = 1 math credit
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all semesters of Algebra 1 and Geometry or Formal Geometry.
This is a oneyear course, which strengthens and expands on the techniques and concepts learned in Algebra 1. This course will reinforce the student’s problem solving and algebraic skills in preparation for advanced mathematics courses. The major topics of study are relations and functions, domain and range of parent functions systems of nonlinear equations, polynomials and polynomial functions, complex numbers, quadratic equations, rational and radical functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, statistics, and matrices. Throughout the year, students will continue to develop the ability to reason and communicate mathematically, apply learned concepts to new problemsolving situations, and exhibit increased confidence in their ability to solve mathematical problems.

Algebra 2 (H)
Algebra 2 (H) Course #22272228
Full Year = 1 math credit (Honors)
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all semesters of Algebra 1 and Formal Geometry. Admission into Algebra 2 (H) will be based on the student’s previous performance, student’s desire to learn and work ethic in addition to teacher recommendation.
This is a oneyear course, designed for students with a strong understanding of the concepts learned in Algebra 1 and Geometry. This course will build upon the student’s problem solving and algebraic skills in preparation for advanced mathematics courses through a course that addresses the rigor expected of an honors level course. The major topics of study are relations and functions, domain and range of parent functions, systems of nonlinear equations, polynomials and polynomial functions, complex numbers, quadratic equations, rational and radical functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, statistics, and matrices. Throughout the year, students will continue to develop the ability to reason and communicate mathematically, apply learned concepts to new problemsolving situations, and exhibit increased confidence in their ability to solve mathematical problems. 
Foundations in Algebra 2 IEP placement required
Foundations in Algebra 2 Course #77797780
Full Year = 1 math credit
Prerequisite: IEP placement. Successful completion of all semesters of Algebra 1 and Geometry or Formal Geometry.
This is a oneyear course, which strengthens and expands on the techniques and concepts learned in Algebra 1. This course will reinforce the student’s problem solving and algebraic skills in preparation for advanced mathematics courses. The major topics of study are relations and functions, domain and range of parent functions systems of nonlinear equations, polynomials and polynomial functions, complex numbers, quadratic equations, rational and radical functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, statistics, and matrices. Throughout the year, students will continue to develop the ability to reason and communicate mathematically, apply learned concepts to new problemsolving situations, and exhibit increased confidence in their ability to solve mathematical problems.

Introductory Precalculus
Introductory Precalculus Course #20492050
One Year = 1.0 math credit
Prerequisite: Seniors with successful completion of Algebra 2 in both semesters.
This is a oneyear course designed to follow Algebra 2. The major topics of semester one of study are polynomials and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, domain and range of advanced functions, the use of notation in set, interval and inequality, composition of functions, complex numbers, powers and roots, polynomial equations and inequalities, rational equations and inequalities. The major topics of semester two are matrix operations and applications, system of linear equations in two and three variables, conic sections, sequences and series, probability, and limits. At this time this course is not endorsed by the NCAA, if you have questions about this please contact your school counselor.

PreCalculus with Trigonometry (H)
PreCalculus with Trigonometry Course #22312232
Full year = 1 math credit (Honors)
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all semesters of Algebra 1, Geometry or Formal Geometry and Algebra 2 of Algebra 2 (H). Admission into Precalculus w/Trigonometry will be based on the student’s previous performance, student’s desire to learn and work ethic in addition to teacher recommendation.
This is a oneyear course designed to teach the fundamentals of precalculus with trigonometry. The course begins with a review of the basics of functions, polynomial functions and equations, radical and rational functions and equations and exponential and logarithmic functions. Trigonometry topics are trigonometric functions; applications of trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities, polar coordinates, graphs of polar equations, complex numbers, powers and roots. Additional topics are vectors, sequences and series, conics, inverse and composition of functions, and limits. Throughout the year, students will continue to develop the ability to reason and communicate mathematically, apply learned concepts to new problemsolving situations, and exhibit increased confidence in their ability to solve mathematical problems.
NOTE: This class may be offered Zero period based upon enrollment numbers. The course numbers for students interested in Zero period are 20132014.

Probability, Statistics and Discrete Mathematics
Probability, Statistics and Discrete Mathematics Course #22432244
Full Year = 1 math credit
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all semesters of Algebra 1, Geometry and Algebra 2.
This is a oneyear course designed to provide students with opportunities to explore concrete concepts, probability, statistics and discrete mathematics. The first semester consists of studying set theory, probability, statistics, experimental design, sampling techniques, distributions, measures of center, spread and position. Students are provided with opportunities to collect and analyze data relevant to students and draw conclusions based on this analysis. The second semester will involve hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, correlation, and linear regression, finance, and number representations. Throughout the course, emphasis will be given to providing students with numerous opportunities to model problem situations using handson materials, graphing calculators, and computers. Students need to have completed the first semester of Probability, Statistics and Discrete Mathematics in order to continue into the second semester.
NOTE: This class may be offered Zero period based upon enrollment numbers. The course numbers for students interested in Zero period are 20172018.

PreCollege Math
PreCollege Math Course #22292230
Full year = 1 math credit
Prerequisite: Students who enroll in PreCollege should have their credits in Algebra 1 and Geometry. This course is for Juniors or Seniors that need additional time in developing their fundamental skills in math before moving on to upper level mathematics courses.
This is a twosemester mathematics course designed for students to learn more mathematics before taking PreCalculus w/Trigonometry or for seniors that do not qualify for Math 095. Topics covered include the fundamental operations on real numbers, linear equations and inequalities, systems, linear programming, rational exponents, polynomials, rational expressions, roots and radicals, and quadratics. Students will use MathXL, Envision and should have access to a computer to participate in this class. At this time this course is not endorsed by the NCAA, if you have questions about this please contact your school counselor.

AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus AB Course #22552256
Full Year = 1 math credit (Advanced Placement)
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all semesters of PreCalculus with Trigonometry.
Fee: AP Test Fee $98
Advanced Placement Calculus AB is a oneyear course designed for those students wishing to study mathematics on the collegiate level. The major topics of study are functions, limits and continuity, derivatives and applications of the derivative, integrals, techniques of integration, and applications of the integral, and inverse functions. This is for students who have completed the equivalent of four years of college preparatory mathematics. Students apply skills and information acquired in previous math courses. Students are required to take the AP exam in May. All AP exams have a cost associated with them.
Note: This course is intended to prepare students for the College Board Advanced Placement Exam; those who enroll in this class will be required to take that exam in May. All AP exams have a cost associated with them, currently the cost is $98 for the exam. A $40 deposit is due by November 1st. This course may not be dropped from a student’s course schedule after the last day of school prior to the year the student plans on taking the course. (Some financial assistance may be available.)

AP Statistics
AP Statistics Course #22712272
Full Year = 1 math credit (Advanced Placement)
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all semesters of Algebra 2.
Fee: AP Test Fee $98
This is a oneyear course designed to offer Statistics to those students wishing to study the topic at or on par with the university level. The major topics of study are Inferential and Descriptive Statistics, Data Collection and Analysis, Data Distributions, Probability, and Experimental Design. Students are required to take the AP exam in May. All AP exams have a cost associated with them.
Note: This course is intended to prepare students for the College Board Advanced Placement Exam; those who enroll in this class will be required to take that exam in May. All AP exams have a cost associated with them, currently the cost is $98 for the exam. A $40 deposit is due by November 1st. This course may not be dropped from a student’s course schedule after the last day of school prior to the year the student plans on taking the course. (Some financial assistance may be available.)