High School Math Curriculum Synopsis

Algebra I (Bob Jones University) - Algebra 1 is a required course offered to ninth grade students. Today’s society depends on algebra for the development and maintenance of technological tools. Algebra 1 prepares students with tools that help them understand and use technological tools. It enhances their ability to work practical problems by providing methods and practice for solving more complicated problems. The text approaches algebraic concepts systematically, beginning with basic operations on integers and ending with application of quadratic functions. This course works to prepare students for future mathematics courses, and it meets all fourteen goals for high school mathematics that are identified by the NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics).
Geometry (Bob Jones curriculum) – This required math course for tenth grade students deals primarily with Euclidean geometry. The text is written from a Biblical perspective and is designed to increase the student’s ability to work practical problems. It also helps develop thinking processes that are necessary for future math classes and everyday life.
Algebra II (Bob Jones curriculum) – This is an honors math course offered to eleventh grade students and written from a Biblical perspective. It provides general knowledge of basic mathematical concepts including number systems, operations, geometry, and functions. It also provides computational skills necessary for placement and aptitude tests, as well as, advancement to Pre-calculus.
Pre-calculus (Bob Jones curriculum) – This is an honors math course offered to twelfth grade students and written from a Biblical perspective. It provides general knowledge of basic mathematical geometry and functions. It also provides computational skills necessary for placement and aptitude tests.
Consumer Math – offered during a student’s eleventh or twelfth grade year.
Business Math (A Beka curriculum) - Business Mathematics in Christian Perspective is offered during a student’s eleventh or twelfth grade year. This course reviews all basic mathematical skills while teaching stewardship, business management, investments, income, taxes, and banking.

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