High School Math Curriculum Synopsis

Algebra 1 (McGraw-Hill, Glencoe) – Algebra 1 is a required math course for ninth grade students. Algebra is used in the study of mathematics, science, engineering, medicine, and economics. The text approaches algebraic concepts systematically, beginning with a plan for problem solving using basic operations (adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing) on integers and fractions, and ending with statistics and probability. This course provides computational skills necessary for placement and aptitude tests, as well as, advancement to Geometry.

Geometry (McGraw-Hill, Glencoe) – Geometry is a required math course for tenth grade students. The text 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. This course provides computational skills necessary for placement and aptitude tests, as well as, advancement to Algebra 2, Consumer Math or Business Math.

Algebra 2 (Bob Jones curriculum) – Algebra 2 is an honors-diploma math course for eleventh grade students. It provides general knowledge of basic mathematical concepts including number systems, operations, geometry, quadratic equations, functions, imaginary numbers, and trigonometry. It also provides computational skills necessary for placement and aptitude tests, as well as, advancement to Pre-calculus.

Pre-calculus (Bob Jones curriculum) – Pre-calculus is an honors-diploma math course for twelfth grade students. It provides general knowledge of basic mathematical concepts including number systems, operations, geometry, quadratic equations, functions, imaginary numbers, and trigonometry. It also provides computational skills necessary for placement and aptitude tests.

Consumer Math (A Beka curriculum) – Consumer Math is a standard-diploma math course and is offered during a student’s eleventh or twelfth grade year. This course reviews all basic mathematical skills while teaching personal finances, budgeting, taxes, and banking.

Business Math (A Beka curriculum) – Business Mathematics is a standard-diploma math course and 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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