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Last Updated: 8/28/2017 4:19 PM

Mathematics


Course Sequences

  9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
College Prep Track
8th Grade: Math 8
GSE Algebra 1 GSE Geometry GSE Algebra 2 4th Year Option*
Honors Track
8th Grade: Math 8 or Adv Math 8
Honors GSE Algebra 1 Honors GSE Geometry Honors GSE Algebra 2 Honors Accelerated GSE Pre-Calculus
Accelerated Track
Option 1 8th grade: Adv Math 8
Honors Accelerated Algebra 1/Geom A Honors Accelerated Geometry B/Alg 2 Honors Accelerated GSE Pre-Calculus AP Calculus AB or CP Calculus
Accelerated Track
Option 2 8th Grade: Honors Alg 1
Honors GSE Geometry Honors GSE Algebra 2 Honors Accelerated GSE Pre-Calculus AP Calculus AB
Accelerated Track
Option 3 8th Grade: Accl Alg1/GeomA
Honors Accelerated Geometry B/Alg 2 Honors Accelerated GSE Pre-Calculus AP Calculus AB AP Statistics
Accelerated Track
Option 4 8th Grade: Accl Alg1/GeomA
Honors Accelerated Geometry B/Alg 2 Honors Accelerated GSE Pre-Calculus AP Calculus BC Honors Multi-Variable Calculus

4th Year Mathematics Options

GSE Pre-Calculus:

Pre-Calculus is a fourth mathematics course designed to prepare students for calculus and other college level mathematics courses. High school course content standards are listed by conceptual categories including Number and Quantity, Algebra, Functions, Geometry, and Statistics and Probability. Conceptual categories portray a coherent view of high school mathematics content; a student’s work with functions, for example, crosses a number of traditional course boundaries, potentially up through and including calculus. Standards for Mathematical Practice provide the foundation for instruction and assessment.

Statistical Reasoning:

Statistical Reasoning is a fourth mathematics course option for students who have completed Algebra II, Advanced Algebra, Accelerated Geometry B/Algebra II, or Accelerated Analytic Geometry B/Advanced Algebra. The course provides experiences in statistics beyond the CCGPS sequence of courses, offering students opportunities to strengthen their understanding of the statistical method of inquiry and statistical simulations. Students will formulate statistical questions to be answered using data, will design and implement a plan to collect the appropriate data, will select appropriate graphical and numerical methods for data analysis, and will interpret their results to make connections with the initial question.

College Readiness Mathematics:

College Readiness Mathematics is a fourth course option for students who have completed Algebra I or Coordinate Algebra, Geometry or Analytic Geometry, and Algebra II or Advanced Algebra, but are still struggling with high school mathematics standards essential for success in first year post-secondary mathematics courses required for non-STEM majors. The course is designed to serve as a bridge for high school students who will enroll in non-STEM post-secondary study and will serve to meet the high school fourth course graduation requirement. The course has been approved by the University System of Georgia as a fourth mathematics course beyond Algebra II or Advanced Algebra for non-STEM majors, so the course will meet the needs of college-bound seniors who will not pursue STEM fields.

Advanced Mathematical Decision Making:

This is a course designed to follow the completion of Algebra II, Advanced Algebra, Accelerated Geometry B/Algebra II or Accelerated Analytic Geometry B/Advanced Algebra. The course will give students further experiences with statistical information and summaries, methods of designing and conducting statistical studies, an opportunity to analyze various voting processes, modeling of data, basic financial decisions, and use network models for making informed decisions. (Prerequisite: Algebra II, Advanced Algebra, Accelerated Geometry B/Algebra II or Accelerated Analytic Geometry B/Advanced Algebra).

Mathematics of Finance:

Mathematics of Finance concentrates on the mathematics necessary to understand and make informed decisions related to personal finance. The mathematics in the course will be based on many topics in prior courses; however, the specific applications will extend the student’s understanding of when and how to use these topics.