# Math Course Offerings

#### Algebra 1 (CP)

**Algebra 1 (CP)**

**Grade 9**

**Course Level:**

**College Prep**

**Course #0315**

College Prep Algebra 1 emphasizes problem solving skills and algebraic thinking, while reinforcing basic mathematical skills. The course will cover an approved, modified version of the Diocese of Trenton Algebra 1 program. Topics of study include real numbers, solving and using solutions of equations, ratio and proportion, percentages, inequalities, absolute value, functions and their graphs, graphs and analysis of linear functions, direct variation, systems of equations and inequalities, rules for exponents, and polynomial operations and factoring.

#### Algebra 1 (ACP)

**Algebra 1**** (ACP)**

**Grade 9**

**Course Level**:

**Accelerated College Prep**

**Course #0317**

Accelerated College Prep Algebra 1 emphasizes problem solving skills and algebraic thinking. The course will cover the Diocese of Trenton Algebra 1 program. Topics of study include real numbers, solving and using solutions of equations, ratio and proportion, percentages, inequalities, absolute value, functions and their graphs, graphs and analysis of linear functions, direct variation, systems of equations and inequalities, rules for exponents, polynomial operations and factoring, graphs and solutions of quadratic equations, radical expressions, Pythagorean Theorem, trigonometric ratios, and rational expressions.

#### Honors Algebra I

**Honors Algebra 1****Grade 9Course #0319**

Honors Algebra 1 emphasizes problem solving skills, algebraic thinking, and the use of proof in algebra. The course will cover the Diocese of Trenton Algebra 1 program, as well as additional topics to prepare students for future studies. Topics of study include real numbers, solving and using solutions of equations, ratio and proportion, percentages, inequalities, absolute value, functions and their graphs, graphs and analysis of linear functions, direct variation, systems of equations and inequalities, rules for exponents, polynomial operations and factoring, graphs and solutions of quadratic equations, radical expressions, Pythagorean Theorem, trigonometric ratios, and rational expressions. Additional topics include absolute value functions, exponential functions, matrices, measures of central tendency, and probability.

#### Geometry for Freshman

**Geometry for**** Freshmen**

**Grade 9**

Course Level: Accelerated College Prep

Course Level: Accelerated College Prep

**Course #0326**

Accelerated College Prep Geometry emphasizes problem solving skills, elementary proof, and logical reasoning. The course will cover the Diocese of Trenton Geometry program. Topics of study include basic geometric structures, structure of an axiomatic system, methods of proof, properties of angles and segments, properties of parallel lines, properties of congruent figures, special parts of triangles, properties of general polygons, properties of quadrilaterals, coordinate geometry, similar figures, Pythagorean Theorem, trigonometric ratios, the law of sines and law of cosines, elementary transformations, perimeter and area, surface area and volume, and properties of circles.

#### Honors Geometry

**Honors Geometry**

**Grades 9 & 10**

**Course Level: Honors**

Course #0329

Course #0329

Honors Geometry emphasizes problem solving skills, elementary proof, and logical reasoning. The course will cover the Diocese of Trenton Geometry program, as well as additional topics to prepare students for future studies. Topics of study include basic geometric structures, structure of an axiomatic system, methods of proof, properties of angles and segments, properties of parallel lines, properties of congruent figures, special parts of triangles, properties of general polygons, properties of quadrilaterals, coordinate geometry, similar figures, Pythagorean Theorem, trigonometric ratios, the law of sines and law of cosines, elementary transformations, perimeter and area, surface area and volume, and properties of circles. Additional topics include vectors, advanced transformations, and the concept of locus.

#### Geometry (CP)

**Geometry (CP)**

**Grade 10**

**Course Level:**

**College Prep**

**Course #0335**

College Prep Geometry emphasizes problem solving skills, elementary proof, and logical reasoning, all while reinforcing basic mathematical and algebraic skills. The course will cover an approved, modified version of the Diocese of Trenton Geometry program. Topics of study include basic geometric structures, structure of an axiomatic system, simple methods of proof, properties of angles and segments, properties of parallel lines, properties of congruent figures, special parts of triangles, properties of general polygons, properties of quadrilaterals, similar figures, Pythagorean Theorem, trigonometric ratios, elementary transformations, perimeter and area, surface area and volume, and properties of circles.

#### Algebra 2 (ACP)

**Algebra 2 (ACP)**

**Grade 9 (Accelerated College Prep only), 10, 11**

**Course Level: Accelerated College Prep**

**Course #0337**

Accelerated College Prep Algebra 2 emphasizes problem solving skills and advanced algebraic reasoning. Topics of study include a review of basic algebra skills, slope and linear functions/inequalities, absolute value and piecewise functions, systems of linear equations/inequalities, linear programming, matrix algebra, quadratic functions, polynomials and their roots, radical expressions and equations, operations, compositions, and inverses of functions, exponential functions, logarithms, rational expressions and equations, conic sections, sequences and series, probability and statistics, and elementary trigonometry in the plane.

#### Honors Algebra 2 & Trigonometry

**Honors Algebra 2**** & ****Trigonometry**

**Grade 9, 10, & 11**

**Course Level: Honors**

**Course #0339**

Honors Algebra 2/trigonometry emphasizes problem solving skills and advanced algebraic reasoning, as well as a firm foundation in trigonometry. Topics of study include slope and linear functions/inequalities, absolute value and piecewise functions, systems of linear equations/inequalities, linear programming, matrix algebra, quadratic functions, polynomials and their roots, radical expressions and equations, operations, compositions, and inverses of functions, exponential functions, logarithms, rational expressions and equations, conic sections, sequences and series, probability and statistics, and elementary trigonometry in the plane. Students in this course will also review the law of sines and law of cosines, graph trigonometric functions, and solve trigonometric equations

#### Honors Financial Algebra

**Honors Financial Algebra|**

**Grade 12 -One Semester**

**Course Level:**

**Honors**

**Course #0369**

This course will cover topics from ACP Financial Algebra at an accelerated pace with increased emphasis on modeling, quantitative analysis, piecewise functions, regression and limits.

#### Concepts of Calculus (ACP)

**Concepts of Calculus (ACP)**

**Grade 11 & 12**

**Course Level:**

**Accelerated College Prep**

**Course #0367**

This introductory calculus course is designed for students interested in careers in business, the biological sciences, and the social sciences. This course will focus on elementary functions, limits, derivatives, and integrals, all with attention to appropriate applications.

#### Financial Algebra (CP)

**Financial Algebra (CP)**

**Grade 12**

**Course Level:**

**College Prep**

**Course #0340**

This algebra-based and technology-oriented course incorporates concepts from Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 into “real life" financial applications. It reviews and strengthens algebra and problem solving skills, while also introducing more advanced mathematics topics, such as piecewise functions, regression, and limits as they relate to financial decision making. Topics include investing, banking, credit, income taxes, and insurance. This is an excellent course for students considering a major in finance, accounting, or business, or for those interested in investing and financial management. The college prep level course will include a more extensive review of basic skills and algebraic concepts in a financial context.

#### Algebra 2 (CP)

**Algebra 2 (CP)**

**Grade 10 & 11**

**Course Level:**

**College Prep**

**Course #0343**

College Prep Algebra 2 emphasizes problem solving skills and advanced algebraic reasoning, while reinforcing basic algebraic skills. Topics of study include a review of basic algebra skills, slope and linear functions/inequalities, absolute value functions, systems of linear equations/inequalities, matrix algebra, quadratic functions, polynomials and their roots, radical expressions and equations, operations, compositions, and inverses of functions, exponential functions, logarithms, rational expressions and equations, conic sections, sequences and series, and elementary trigonometry in the plane.

#### Financial Algebra (ACP)

**Financial Algebra (ACP)**

**Grade 12**

**Course Level:**

**Accelerated College Prep**

**Course #0345**

This algebra-based and technology-oriented course incorporates concepts from Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 into “real life" financial applications. It reviews and strengthens algebra and problem solving skills, while also introducing more advanced mathematics topics, such as piecewise functions, regression, and limits as they relate to financial decision making. Topics include investing, banking, credit, income taxes, and insurance. This is an excellent course for students considering a major in finance, accounting, or business, or for those interested in investing and financial management.

#### Honors Pre-Calculus

**Honors Pre-Calculus**

**Grade 11 & 12**

**Course Level:**

**Honors**

**Course #0349**

Honors Pre-Calculus emphasizes problem solving skills and advanced algebraic reasoning, all while integrating the major themes of the previous courses in preparation for calculus. Topics of study include a review of fundamental algebra skills, analysis of graphs and functions, the difference quotient, average rate of changes, transformations of functions, operations and inverses of functions, quadratic and polynomial functions, rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions, analytic trigonometry, polar coordinates, vectors, systems of equations, partial fractions, conic sections, sequences and series, and probability. Additionally, students in this course will cover the foundations of limits and the derivative in preparation for calculus.

#### AP Calculus AB

**AP Calculus AB**

**Grade 11 & 12**

**Course Level:**

**Advanced Placement**

*Dual Enrollment Course

*Dual Enrollment Course

**Course #0350**

Advanced Placement Calculus AB is the first part of a two-year, intensive study of calculus. Topics include limits, differentiation, integration, and separable differential equations. All aspects of this course provide appropriate applications to physics, geometry, and graphing. College Board AP Test is MANDATORY for students enrolled in AP Calculus AB.

#### AP Calculus BC

**AP Calculus BC**

**Grade 12**

**Course Level:**

**Advanced Placement**

*Dual Enrollment Course

*Dual Enrollment Course

**Course #0351**

Advanced Placement Calculus BC is the second part of a two-year, intensive study of calculus. Topics include integration techniques, logistic differential equations, infinite series analysis, Taylor series, polar and parametric calculus, vectors in the plane, and vector-valued functions. The fundamental ideas from AP Calculus AB will continually be reinforced. All aspects of this course provide appropriate applications to physics, geometry, and graphing. College Board AP Test is MANDATORY for students enrolled in AP Calculus BC.

#### Honors Applied Calculus

**Honors Applied Calculus**

**Grade 11 & 12**

**Course Level**:

**Honors**

**Course #0353**

Honors Applied Calculus will provide the student with a survey of the typical three-semester college calculus sequence. Topics of study include limits, differentiation, integration, the geometry of space, vector-valued functions, partial differentiation, multiple integration, and vector calculus. All aspects of this course provide appropriate applications to physics, geometry, graphing, business, and economics. Qualified students (“A-" average or better) who desire it may challenge the Advanced Placement Exam for Calculus AB in May.

#### Honors Statistics

**Honors Statistics**

**Grades 11 & 12**

**Course Level:**

**Honors**

**Course #0359**

This course is a rigorous, college-level study of the most widely used field within applied mathematics. Topics of study include data collection and representation, measures of central tendency and variability, probability, distributions, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing with one and two samples, chi-square distributions, and analysis of bivariate data. Qualified students (“A-" average or better) who desire it may challenge the Advanced Placement Exam for Statistics in May.

#### AP Statistics

**AP Statistics**

**Grades 11 & 12**

**Course Level:**

**Advanced Placement**

**Course #0360**

This course is a rigorous, college-level study of the most widely used field within applied mathematics. Topics of study include data collection and representation, measures of central tendency and variability, probability, distributions, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing with one and two samples, chi-square distributions, and analysis of bivariate data. College Board AP Test is MANDATORY for students enrolled in AP Statistics.

#### Introduction to Discrete Mathematics

**Introduction to Discrete Mathematics**

**Grade 12**

**Course Level:**

**College Prep**

**Course #0365**

This course will provide students with background in several mathematical disciplines essential to functioning in the real world. Topics of study will include critical thinking, sets, logic, numeration in various cultures, number theory, concepts in algebra and geometry, the metric system, probability and statistics, vertex-edge graphs, and the math of the election process

#### Pre-Calculus (ACP)

**Pre-Calculus (ACP)**

**Grade 10, 11, & 12**

**Course Level:**

**Accelerated College Prep**

**Course #0377**

Accelerated College Prep Pre-Calculus emphasizes problem solving skills and advanced algebraic reasoning, all while integrating the major themes of the previous courses in preparation for calculus. Topics of study include a review of fundamental algebra skills, analysis of graphs and functions, the difference quotient, average rate of changes, transformations of functions, operations and inverses of functions, quadratic and polynomial functions, rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions, analytic trigonometry, polar coordinates, systems of equations, partial fractions, conic sections, sequences and series, and probability.

#### Money Matters

**Money Matters****Grades 9 and 10 - One QuarterCourse #0603**

This introductory course will teach to understand commonplace functions of the world of business as routinely experienced in one's personal life, regardless of occupation. They will have a better understanding of American business and its place in our social and economic environment. Topics include banking, home buying and renting; interest rates; and job applications. The Stock Market Game is utilized to examine the process used in trading stocks. Students will visit the NYSE and the Federal Reserve Bank as an integral part of the course.

#### Accounting

**Accounting****Grades 11 and 12Course #0619**

This course will provide students with a learning experience equivalent to a typical college introductory Accounting course. In this two-semester course, students will prepare for college level accounting and be provided an introduction to the concepts and uses of financial accounting information in a business environment and its role in the economic decision-making process. Accounting is referred to as the language of business. Primary areas of study include the theory of debits and credits, special journals, the accounting cycle, notes and interest, receivables and payables, accruals and deferrals, measurement and valuation of assets and liabilities, the determination of net income (profit) and the preparation and analysis of basic financial statements.

#### Introduction to Business

**Introduction to Business****Grades 11 and 12 -One SemesterCourse #0630**

This course serves as an introduction to the foundations of business while developing the entrepreneurial spirit. The class illustrates the ways in which students will be able to apply the information and skills they will have developed throughout their academic careers within our free market system.

#### International Business

**International Business****Grades 11 and 12Course #0632**

Students will learn the foundations of international business by examining how economies around the globe increasingly overlap. Students will learn how the various governments, cultures and traditions around the world largely dictate the success of each nation's financial strength and ability to grow. The course will study past and present business ventures that have successfully operated internationally then use this information to project future possibilities. The course will instruct students how to evaluate economic strength, cultural influences, regulatory variables, different methods of taxation and currency valuation.

#### Fashion Marketing

**Fashion Marketing****Grades 11 and 12 - One SemesterCourse #0640**

Marketing is the tool that has allowed the United States' economy to be one of the most successful in the world. The fashion industry is an integral part of our modern economy because consumers spend millions of dollars each year on clothing and related accessories. This course teaches the basic functions of marketing and how these functions are applied to the fashion industry.

#### Economics: Microeconomics and Macroeconomics

**Economics: Microeconomics and Macroeconomics|****Grades 11 and 12Course #0648**

The aim of this Economics course is to provide the student with a learning experience equivalent to that in a typical college introductory economics course.

#### Sports, Entertainment and Hospitality Marketing

**Sports, Entertainment and Hospitality Marketing****Grades 11, 12 (One semester course)****Course #0641**

This course covers the intriguing world of sports and entertainment from teh perspective of marketing. Topics such as college and amateur sports, marketing, entertainment and professional sports will be covered. Marketing in the hospitality industry is covered with such topics as hotel image and location, use of technology and marketing strategies for product and service planning.