Mathematics
Please note these important guidelines:n
 Prerequisites may only be waived with the permission of department chairperson
 Policy on Calculators: All students in honors program are required to have a graphing calculator. Any course requiring a graphic calculator requires a TI 83 or TI 84 graphing calculator. A limited number of graphing calculators are available to rent from the mathematics department.
Track A  Track B  Honors  

Grade 9  Algebra Concepts & Applications  Algebra I  Geometry (H) 
Grade 10  Algebra I  Plane Geometry 

Grade 11 
Geometry Concepts & Applications 


Grade 12 



Courses
Algebra Concepts & Applications
MA101
Credits: 1
Grades: 9
Prerequisites: None
Notes: This course is not open to all students.
Course Description:
This is a standard level course that will cover the traditional topics in Algebra I.
Algebra I
MA121
Credits: 1
Grades: 9 10
Prerequisites: None
Notes: None
Course Description:
Algebra I is the foundational class for all future mathematics classes. Students will focus on reasoning with equations, linear and exponential functions, quadratic functoins, introductory statistics, and mathematical modeling.
Algebra II
MA321
Credits: 1
Grades: 11 12
Prerequisites: Algebra I (MA121), Plane Geomery (MA221)
Notes: Requires a Graphing Calculator.
Course Description:
This course will continue the study of functions introduced in Algebra I (MA121) and also include study in polynomial, radical, logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions, and inferential statistics.
Algebra IIA
MA311
Credits: 1
Grades: 11
Prerequisites: Algebra Concepts (MA101) or Algebra I (MA121)
Notes: Students who have completed Algebra II (MA321) should NOT take this course. Requires a Graphing Calculator.
Course Description:
This is a standard level course in Algebra II. Topics include quadratic functions, polynomial, radical, and rational functions, and inferential statistics.
Algebra IIIA
MA411
Credits: 1
Grades: 12
Prerequisites: Algebra IIA (MA311)
Notes: Students who have completed Algebra II (MA321) should NOT take this course. Requires a Graphing Calculator.
Course Description:
This standard level course will be a further study in topics from Algebra IIA (MA311). Additional topics will include trigonometric functions and logarithmic functions.
Algebra II (H)
MA331
Credits: 1
Grades: 10
Prerequisites: Geometry (H) (MA233)
Notes: Requires a Graphing Calculator.
Course Description:
This is the honors level Algebra II course designed for students intending to continue to Calculus.
Geometry Concepts & Applications
MA203
Credits: 1
Grades: 10
Prerequisites: Algebra Concepts (MA101)
Notes: None
Course Description:
This is a standard level geometry course. Topics will include congruence, similarity, circles, coordinate geometry, geometric reasoning, and applications of probability.
Plane Geometry
MA221
Credits: 1
Grades: 10 11 12
Prerequisites: Algebra I (MA121)
Notes: None
Course Description:
This college preparatory course will build on the mathematical foundation built in Algebra I (MA121). Topics will include congruence and similarity proofs, constructions, 3D, coordinate geometry, trigonometry, circles, and applications of probability.
Geometry (H)
MA233
Credits: 1
Grades: 9
Prerequisites: Algebra I (MA121)
Notes: Requires a Graphing Calculator.
Course Description:
This is the freshman level honors course. Students will be expected to meet algebraic proficiency standards to take this course. This course will include all the topics from MA221 with further emphasis on deductive reasoning.
PreCalculus
MA313
Credits: 1
Grades: 12
Prerequisites: Plane Geometry (MA221), Algebra II (MA321)
Notes: Requires a Graphing Calculator.
Course Description:
This course covers advanced topics in algebraic functions and analytic geometry, leading into applications of polynomial, exponential, exponential, polar, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions.
PreCalculus (H)
MA323
Credits: 1
Grades: 11
Prerequisites: Algebra II (H) (MA331)
Notes: Requires a Graphing Calculator.
Course Description:
This honors course is designed for those juniors who have succeeded in the honors program to this point. Advanced topics in algebraic functions and analytic geometry are covered, leading into applications including advanced graphing of polynomials, exponential, polar, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions.
AP Calculus AB
MA513
Credits: 1
Grades: 11 12
Prerequisites: PreCalculus (H) (MA323), Block (MA001), or department head approval.
Notes: None
Course Description:
This AP course satisfies the guidelines set by the College Board for AP Calculus AB. Students who score high enough on the AP test may receive college credit for 1 semester of calculus.
Algebra II PreCalculus (H) Block
MA001
Credits: 2
Grades: 10 11 12
Prerequisites: Plane Geometry (MA221) and department permission.
Notes: None
Course Description:
This twoperiod course is for students to learn Algebra 2 in during first semester and PreCalculus in second semester. Students taking this course are planning on taking Calculus the following year.
Calculus I & II
CCPW17 CCPW18
Credits: 2
Grades: 11 12
Prerequisites: Wright State placement score.
Notes: I & II must be taken in sequence.
Course Description:
This is a dual enrollment course offered through College Credit Plus. Students taking this course will enroll in MTH2300 and MTH2310 at Wright State University.
Calculus III
CCPW15
Credits: 1
Grades: 12
Prerequisites: *
Notes: None
Course Description:
This is a Multi variable Calculus dual enrollment course through College Credit Plus. Students taking this course must have earned a C or better in Calculus I & II or a 3 or above on the AP Calculus BC exam. Students taking this course will enroll in MTH2320 at Wright State University
Applied Math Career Tech
MA084
Credits: 1
Grades: 12
Prerequisites: Permission from Career Tech Principle
Notes: Students must be enrolled in a Career Tech Program and have permission from the Career Tech Coordinator to take this course.
Course Description:
This course is designed for career tech students to help them transition to college. Students will continue to develop mathematical skills necessary for success in college mathematics.
Math for Technologists
MA413
Credits: 1
Grades: 12
Prerequisites: Geometry Concepts (MA203)
Notes: None
Course Description:
This standard level fourth year course provides mathematical skills needed in a variety of fields including construction, automotive, HVAC, allied health, and many more. CTC students will be able to earn credit for MAT1110 at Sinclair.
AP Statistics
MA515
Credits: 1
Grades: 11 12
Prerequisites: Algebra II (MA321) or Block (MA001).
Notes: Requires a Graphing Calculator.
Course Description:
This class is intended for college bound seniors and following the Advanced Placement curriculum. Topics include data collection and analysis, curve fitting, binomial and normal distribution, and experimental design.
IB Math Studies
MA405 MA406
Credits: ½,½
Grades: 12
Prerequisites: Algebra II (MA321)
Notes: None
Course Description:
This will be a course for students who have completed Algebra II and will cover advanced math topics that satisfy the International Baccalaureate requirements. Students do not have to be IB Diploma Candidates to take this course.
IB Math SL
MA620
Credits: 1
Grades: 11 12
Prerequisites: Algebra II (H) (MA331) or Block (MA001). May be waived by department chair and or IB coordinator.
Notes: None
Course Description:
Topics include vectors, functions, trigonometry, probability and statistics, and introductory calculus. Students who complete this course may elect to take AP Calculus BC (MA514) the following year. Students do not have to be IB diploma candidates to take this course.
Business Math
MA410
Credits: 1
Grades: 12
Prerequisites: Geometry Concepts (MA203)
Notes: None
Course Description:
This standard level fourth year math course is designed for students seeking a career in business. Some of the topics included in this course include compound interest, annuities and investments, property tax, income tax, real estate loans, profit margins, and business statistics. Students will learn to use spreadsheets to construct mathematical models in business applications. CTC students will be able to earn credit for MAT1120 at Sinclair.
Allied Health Math
MA414
Credits: 1
Grades: 12
Prerequisites: Geometry Concepts (MA203)
Notes: CTC students will be able to earn college credit for taking this course.
Course Description:
This introductory college course is the first mathematics course for students seeking healthrelated degrees at Sinclair College.