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Mathematics

The Mathematics Department provides students with an education in mathematics that will serve as a foundation for higher education as well as prepare them to be lifelong learners.

AVAILABLE COURSES

COMMON CORE ALGEBRA 1 WITH LAB
One Credit One Year
This course integrates topics in problem solving from algebra, probability statistics, graphing and functions. REGENTS WILL BE GIVEN IN JUNE. Graphing calculator required.

ALGEBRA REGENTS REVIEW
No Credit One Year
This is a noncredit class that meets A or B days for students that were not successful in passing the regents exam but received class credit. (This class meets before or after school.)

INTERMEDIATE GEOMETRY
One Credit One Year
Prerequisite: Common Core Algebra and a grade on the Regents Exam below 65
This course is designed for students who may have had some difficulty in Common Core Algebra. Students who successfully complete this course will then continue to the Geometry Course. A school final exam is given in June. Graphing calculator required.

COMMON CORE GEOMETRY HONORS
One Credit One Year
Prerequisite: Common Core Algebra Honors and a Regents Exam grade of 85 or better
This course presents Geometry topics. In this course it is expected students will identify and justify geometric relationships, formally and informally. Students in the honors class are also required to do an independent research project.
REGENTS WILL BE GIVEN IN JUNE. Graphing calculator required.

GEOMETRY REGENTS REVIEW
No Credit Onehalf Year
This is a noncredit class that meets A or B days for students that were not successful in passing the regents exam but received class credit. (This class meets before or after school.)

COMMON CORE ALGEBRA 2 HONORS
One credit One Year
Prerequisite: Common Core Geometry Honors and a Regents Exam grade of 85 or better
This accelerated course for 10^{th} grade students is the third Regents Course in the NYS Math Curriculum. Students will study indepth the topics from advanced algebra. Enrichment activities will be integrated into the curriculum. Students will take the Algebra 2 Regents in June. Graphing calculator required.

COMMON CORE ALGEBRA 2 WITH LAB
One Credit One Year
Prerequisite: Common Core Geometry/Geometry Extended and a passing Regents Exam grade or Advanced Algebra
This is the third Regents Course in the NYS Math Curriculum. Students will study indepth the topics from advanced algebra. Students will take the Algebra 2 Regents in June. Graphing calculator required.

ALGEBRA 2 REGENTS REVIEW
No Credit Onehalf Year
This is a noncredit class that meets A or B days for students that were not successful in passing the regents exam but received class credit. (This class meets before or after school.)

ADVANCED ALGEBRA
One Credit One Year
Prerequisite: Geometry/Geometry Extended and a grade on the Regents Exam below 65
This course encompasses the first year of Common Core Algebra 2 and will prepare students for collegelevel algebra courses. Emphasis will be on Algebra skills and problemsolving techniques. This course is designed for students who may have had some difficulty in Geometry. Students who successfully complete this course will then continue to Common Core Algebra 2 which culminates in the Regents examination. A school final exam is given in June. Graphing calculator required.

INTRODUCTION TO COLLEGE MATHEMATICS (MOLLOY COLLEGE)
Seniors Only
One Credit One Year
Prerequisite: Intermediate Geometry, Common Core Geometry/Geometry Extended or Advanced Algebra (for seniors seeking a 3rd math credit)
Each theme will be covered for approximately one marking period. The four themes will include The Mathematics of Analyzing Data, The Mathematics of Finance and Economics, The Mathematics of Industry, and The Mathematics of the Physical Sciences. Students will practice for the Accuplacer Exam in this course.

PRECALCULUS HONORS (MOLLOY COLLEGE)
One credit One Year
Prerequisite: Common Core Algebra 2 with a Regents Exam grade of 75 or better or Common Core Algebra 2 Honors with a Regents Exam grade between 65 and 84
The course will continue the development of advanced functions. In addition, calculus will be introduced and will begin with limits and continue through differentiation. Graphing calculator required. This course ends with a school examination. There is a fee made payable directly to Molloy College. Upon successful completion, students can earn 3 college credits for this full year course.

ADVANCED PLACEMENT CALCULUS AB
One Credit One Year
Prerequisite: Math 4H/Math 4R and a course grade of 75 or higher
The traditional study of differential and integral calculus beginning with the study of functions and limits. This course prepares the students for the AB level Advanced Placement Exam. A minimum of 1 hour per night of studying is necessary. THE AB LEVEL ADVANCED PLACEMENT EXAM IN MAY. Graphing calculator required.

ADVANCED PLACEMENT CALCULUS BC
One Credit One Year
Prerequisite: Math 4H and a course grade of 85 or higher
Completion of topics from Analytic Geometry and the requirements for the BC level of the Advanced Placement Calculus. A minimum of 1 hour per night of studying is necessary. THE BC ADVANCED PLACEMENT EXAM IN MAY. Graphing calculator required.

COLLEGE STATISTICS (MOLLOY COLLEGE)
One Credit One Year
Prerequisite: A grade of 65 or better in Common Core Algebra 2 with a passing Regents Exam grade or PreCalculus
This course, given under the aegis of Molloy College, will provide students with the skills and knowledge in the field of introductory Statistics and is equivalent to a one semester college course. The course will cover an array of topics which include organization of data using tables and graphs, normal distribution, regression of linear and nonlinear relationships, probability models, discrete and continuous random variables, binomial distribution, tests of significance and the Chisquare procedure. There is a fee made payable directly to Molloy College. Upon successful completion, students can earn 3 college credits for this full year course

APPLIED CODING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE PRINCIPLES
1/2 Credit 1/2 Year
Prerequisite: College Coding I
This course will focus on Java programming language. Students will learn this popular and fastgrowing programming language. This course follows a student centered, projectbased approach to software engineering with Java. This course will end in a Microsoft certificate exam (Exam 98388 Introduction to programming using Java) so students can become certified in Java. Ultimately, students will come away with not only the technical skills to grow in the field of computer science, but the problemsolving ability and creativity that companies are increasingly looking for.

ADVANCED PLACEMENT COMPUTER SCIENCE A
One Credit One Year
Prerequisites: Computer Science Honors or Common Core Algebra 2 Honors
APCS is a fullyear course of study for 1 Math credit with Honors/AP track weighting. APCS covers topics that would normally comprise one semester of a college level Computer Science major. College credit may be granted based on the student’s performance on the May AP Exam. We will use the Java for Linux programming language as a vehicle to examine structured programming, methods, modular design, special algorithms and data structures.

ADVANCED PLACEMENT STATISTICS
One Credit One Year
Prerequisite: Math 4H/Math 4R and a course grade of 75 or higher
AP Statistics is the high school equivalent of a one semester, introductory college statistics course. In this course, students develop strategies for collecting, organizing, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data. Students design, administer, and tabulate results from surveys and experiments. Probability and simulations aid students in constructing models for chance phenomena. Sampling distributions provide the logical structure for confidence intervals and hypothesis tests.
Students use a TI83/84 graphing calculator and webbased java applets to investigate statistical concepts. To develop effective statistical communications skills, students are required to prepare frequent written and oral analyses of real data. A minimum of 1 hour of studying per night is necessary. THE AP STATISTICS PLACEMENT EXAM IN MAY. Graphing calculator required.

COLLEGE ALGEBRA (MOLLOY COLLEGE)
One Credit One Year
Prerequisite: A grade of 65 or better in Common Core Algebra 2
This course, given under the aegis of Molloy College, is intended for the nonmathematics student who needs an enhanced foundation in Algebra2. The topics include algebraic and trigonometric functions and their graphs. Also covered are exponential and logarithmic functions and their graphs, systems of equations and inequalities. There is a fee made payable directly to Molloy College. Upon successful completion, students can earn 3 college credits for this full year course.

SAT/ACT PREP (English and Mathematics)
¼ Credit Math and ¼ Credit English Onehalf Year
Students in grades 1012 will be presented with instruction, strategies and practice exams as preparation for the SAT/ACT exams for English and Mathematics on an alternate day schedule meeting with a teacher from both departments. This course is graded, and a graphing calculator is required. Students must take the SAT/ACT exam prior to completion of this course.

COLLEGE CALCULUS (MOLLOY COLLEGE)
One Credit One Year
Prerequisite: A grade of 65 or better in Common Core Algebra 2
This course is a nonAP college level Calculus course that explores the same topics as AP Calculus AB but has the entire school year and does not take the AP exam in May. There is a fee made payable directly to Molloy College. Upon successful completion, students can earn 3 college credits for this full year course.