Classes Offered

  • Course Title: Algebra Readiness
    Credit: .50 per Semester
    Length: 1 Semester
    Level: 9
    Prerequisite: Scores on Math Placement test or Teacher Recommendation
    Course Description: This class will cover computation skills, exponents, square roots, simple equations and inequalities, and graphing linear equations.
     
    Course Title: Algebra 1
    Credit: .50 per Semester
    Length: 1 Year
    Level: 9,10,11
    Prerequisite: Scores on Math Placement test or Teacher Recommendation
    Course Description: The content of Algebra 1 is organized around families of functions, with special emphasis on linear and quadratic functions. Students learn to represent functions verbally, as equations, tables, and graphs. There is an emphasis on problem-solving and modeling real-world situations.
     
    Course Title: Algebra 1 Concepts and Skills
    Credit: .50 per Semester
    Length: 1 Year
    Level: 9,10,11
    Prerequisite: Scores on Math Placement Test or Teacher Recommendation
    Course Description: The content of this course is essentially the same as Algebra 1 but the pacing may be slightly slower. Some of the problem-solving emphasis is replaced by an increased emphasis on skills practice.
     
    Course Title: Geometry and Honors Geometry
    Credit: .50 per Semester
    Length: 1 Year
    Level: 9,10,11,12
    Prerequisite: Algebra 1, scores on Math Placement Test or Teacher Recommendation
    Course Description: Students develop reasoning and problem-solving skills through the study of congruence and similarity and the properties of lines, triangles, quadrilaterals, and circles. They also apply the concepts of length, perimeter, area, circumference, surface area, and volume to solve real-world problems. Honors Geometry students will study additional topics, do math service work, career explorations, and research projects. Successful completion of Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 will count toward the college prep diploma requirement for the Montana University System.
     
    Course Title: Geometry Concepts and Skills
    Credit: .50 per Semester
    Length: 1 Year
    Level: 9,10,11
    Prerequisite: Algebra 1, scores on Math Placement Test or Teacher Recommendation
    Course Description: This course focuses on the key topics that provide a strong foundation in the essentials of geometry. The emphasis is on practicing and maintaining skills as well as applying concepts to real-world problems.
     
    Course Title: Algebra 2 and Honors Algebra 2
    Credit: .50 per Semester
    Length: 1 Year
    Level: 10,11,12
    Prerequisite: Algebra 1, Geometry, scores on Math Placement Test or Teacher Recommendation
    Course Description: The content of this course includes linear, quadratic, exponential, logarithmic, radical, and rational functions. These functions are represented verbally, algebraically, numerically, and visually in graphs. The emphasis is on using these functions to model real-world situations and on solving problems that arise from those situations. Honors Algebra 2 students will study additional topics, do math service work, career explorations, and research projects. Completion of Algebra 2 will count toward the college prep diploma requirement for the Montana University System.
     
    Course Title: Algebra 2 Concepts and Skills
    Credit: .50 per Semester
    Length: 1 Year
    Level: 9,10,11
    Prerequisite: Algebra 1, Geometry, scores on Math Placement Test or Teacher Recommendation
    Course Description: This course focuses on the key topics that provide a strong foundation in algebra. The emphasis is on practicing and maintaining skills as well as on applying concepts to real-world problems.
     
    Course Title: AP Statistics
    Credit: .50 per Semester
    Length: 1 Year
    Level: 11,12
    Prerequisite: Algebra 2 
    Course Description: The topics for AP statistics are divided into four major themes: exploratory analysis, planning a study, probability, and statistical inference. Upon passing AP tests at the appropriate level, students may earn college credit in Statistics.
     
    Course Title: Discrete Math
    Credit: .50 per Semester
    Length: 1 Semester
    Level: 11,12
    Prerequisite: Algebra 2 
    Course Description: Discrete Math covers the content of the Montana University system course Math 115, “Probability and Linear Mathematics.” This course studies systems of linear equations and matrix algebra. It serves as an introduction to probability with emphasis on models and probabilistic reasoning. Examples of applications of the material in many fields are included. OPTION OF DUAL CREDIT with Missoula College course MATH 115
     
    Course Title: Pre-Calculus
    Credit: .50 per Semester
    Length: 1 Year
    Level: 10,11,12
    Prerequisite: Functions, Statistics & Trigonometry or Algebra 2
    Course Description: Students in Pre-Calculus will further develop mathematical competencies in all object areas previous to the study of calculus. They will study real-world problems with attention paid to clear communication of results. They will further their studies of exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions. Further studies of analytic geometry, polar and parametric equations will be made. In addition, students will begin a conceptual study of derivatives and integrals. Supporting arguments by proof will be taught. OPTION OF DUAL CREDIT with Missoula College course MATH 151
     
    Course Title: Honors Pre-Calculus
    Credit: .50 per Semester
    Length: 1 Year
    Level: 10,11,12
    Prerequisite: Functions, Statistics & Trigonometry or Algebra 2
    Course Description: An Honors option is offered either as a separate class or as part of the regular Pre-Calculus class. In addition, the honors student must complete additional material, do math service work, do a career exploration project, and complete a research project. OPTION OF DUAL CREDIT with Missoula College course MATH 151.
     
    Course Title: AP Calculus AB
    Credit: .50 per Semester
    Length: 1 Year
    Level: 11,12
    Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus 
    Course Description: This is an advanced placement class in Calculus with goals and objectives specified by the College Board Calculus AB curriculum. Upon passing the AP test, students may earn college credit for Calculus.
     
    Course Title: AP Calculus BC
    Credit: .50 per Semester
    Length: 1 Year
    Level: 11,12
    Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus
    Course Description: This is an advanced placement class in Calculus with goals and objectives specified by the College Board Calculus BC curriculum. It includes more advanced topics than the Calculus AB curriculum. Upon passing the AP test, students may earn college credit for Calculus.