## UHS Math Courses

Algebra 1A

This is the first year of a two-year Algebra 1 sequence.  The purpose of this course is to develop the algebraic concepts and processes that can be used to solve a variety of real-world and mathematical problems using concrete models to explain algebraic concepts.  The content will include:  variables, properties of real numbers with emphasis on rational numbers; ratio and proportion; solving linear equations and systems; graphing relations and functions; coordinate geometry; inequalities; measurement; geometric relationships; set operations; dimensional analysis; and identifying patterns and making predictions.  Manipulatives, calculators, and computers will serve as instructional tools in concept development.

Algebra 1B
This is the second year of a two-year Algebra 1 sequence.  The purpose of this course is to develop the algebraic concepts and processes that can be used to solve a variety of real world and mathematical problems using concrete models to explain algebraic concepts.  The content will include:  properties of real numbers including rational and irrational numbers; algebraic notation; scientific notation; polynomials; varied means for analyzing and expressing patterns, relations, and functions; linear and quadratic functions; coordinate geometry; geometric relationships; and data analysis concepts.  Manipulatives, calculators, and computers will serve as instructional tools in concept development.  This course is a study of the topics of Algebra 1 designed to develop the algebraic concepts and processes that can be used to solve a variety of real-world mathematics problems.  The content will include:  functions, linear equations, inequalities, polynomials, rational numbers and equations, radicals, quadratics, and discrete mathematics with multiple representations.  Calculators and computers will serve as instructional tools in concept development. Return to Top
Algebra 1
This course is a study of the topics of Algebra 1 designed to develop the algebraic concepts and processes that can be used to solve a variety of real-world mathematics problems.  The content will include:  functions, linear equations, inequalities, polynomials, rational numbers and equations, radicals, quadratics, and discrete mathematics with multiple representations.  Calculators and computers will serve as instructional tools in concept development.  Return to Top
Algebra 2

This course is designed to continue the study of algebra and to provide the foundation for applying these skills to other mathematical and scientific fields.  The content will include: structure and properties of the complex number system; sequences and series; relations; functions and graphs; varied solution strategies for linear equations, inequalities, and systems of equations and inequalities; quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic functions, and their applications; Calculators and computers will serve as instructional tools in concept development.

Algebra 2 Honors
This course is a rigorous in-depth study of the topics of Algebra 2 with emphasis on theory, proof, and development of formulas, as well as their application.  The content will include: structure and properties of the complex number system; sequences and series; relations; functions and graphs; varied solution strategies for linear equations, inequalities, and systems of equations and inequalities; conic sections and their applications; quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic functions; and the Binomial Theorem.  Calculators and computers will serve as instructional tools in concept development.   Return to Top
Liberal Arts 1
Liberal Arts Mathematics is a course designed to strengthen the mathematical skills required for end of course exams and college entrance exams.  Units of study will include solving and graphing equations, inequalities and systems of equations, properties of polynomials and exponents, introduction to geometry, similarity, three dimensional measurements, statistics and financial mathematics.  Liberal Arts Mathematics does not meet the academic core in mathematics for entrance into the state university system or Bright Futures Scholarship Program.  Return to Top
Liberal Arts 2
Liberal Arts Mathematics 2 is a course designed to strengthen the mathematical skills required for end of course exams and college entrance exams. Units of study for Liberal Arts Mathematics 2 will include algebraic expressions and equations with geometric connections, quadratics, polynomials and rational expressions, functions, statistics and probability. Return to Top
Geometry
The purpose of this course is to develop the geometric relationships and deductive strategies that can be used to solve a variety of real world and mathematical problems.  The content will include Euclidean geometry of lines, planes, angles, triangles, construction and logic, and properties of circles, polygons, right triangle trigonometry, and reinforcement of algebraic concepts.  Calculators and computers will serve as instructional tools in concept development. Return to Top
Geometry Honors

This course is designed to give a rigorous in-depth study of geometry with emphasis on methods of proof and the formal language of mathematics.  The content will include the following:  structure of geometry; separation properties; angle concepts; triangles, quadrilaterals; proofs, perpendicularity and parallelism in a plane and in space; similar polygons; circles and spheres; constructions; area and volume; coordinate geometry, and topology.  Calculators and computers will serve as instructional tools in concept development.

Pre Calculus Honors
This course is designed to strengthen and extend the student’s knowledge of algebraic and trigonometric concepts and to prepare the student for calculus.  The content will include mathematical induction, symbolic logic, Boolean and matrix algebra, probability and statistics, elementary functions and limits.  Calculators and computers will serve as instructional tools in concept development. Return to Top
AP Calculus AB

This course is designed to offer students college-level mathematics under the guidelines of the Advanced Placement Program.  The focus is on preparation for the Calculus Level AB Test given by the College Examination Board in May.  Study will begin by reviewing function definitions, absolute value, and elementary functions from prerequisites.  Calculators and computers will serve as instructional tools in concept development.

Probability and Statistics with Applications Honors

This course is designed to explore the concept of probability and elementary statistics.  The content will include random experiments, probability concepts, permutations, combinations, and statistical applications.  Calculators and computers will serve as instructional tools in concept development.