• MATH

     

    ALGEBRA IA
    This is part 1 of the 2-year Algebra I course.  Students will study the relationships between quantities, reasoning with equations, graphs, statistics, and linear and exponential functions.  Students are placed in this course based on results of 8th grade testing. 

    After completion of this course students will take a local final exam, which will count as 15% of their final grade and will advance to Algebra IB

    Grade: 9
    Length: 40 weeks
    Prerequisite: Completion of 8th grade Math and received a 1 or 2 on NYS Math 8 Exam
    Credit: 1.0
    Level: G


    ALGEBRA IB
    This is part 2 of the 2-year Algebra I course.  Students will study polynomials, quadratics, and modeling equations in addition to continuing their study of functions.

    After completion of this course students take the Algebra I Regents Exam, which will count as 15% of their final grade and will advance to Geometry if they pass the regents or Explorations of Geometry if they do not pass the regents.

    Grade: 10
    Length: 40 weeks
    Prerequisite: Algebra IA
    Credit: 1.0
    Level: R


    ALGEBRA I
    This course will cover the entire Common Core Algebra I in one year.  Students will study quantities, expressions, equations, graphs, statistics, functions, polynomials, quadratics and more.  Students are placed in this course based on results of the NYS Math 8 Exam.

    After completion of this course students take the Algebra I Common Core Exam, which will count as 15% of their final grade and will advance to Geometry if they pass the CC exam or Explorations of Geometry if they do not pass the exam.
    Grade: 9
    Length: 40 weeks
    Prerequisite: Completion of 8th grade Math and received a 3 or higher on the NYS Math 8 Exam.
    Credit: 1.0
    Level: R


    EXPLORATIONS OF GEOMETRY
    This course will review equations, inequalities, polynomials, and functions to get students ready to retake the Algebra I CC exam in January.  Second semester the course will focus on basic Geometry concepts such as quadrilaterals, polygons and triangles. After completion of this course students will take a local exam, which will count as 15% of their final grade and will advance to Geometry, Statistics or Consumer Math.

    Grade: 10, 11
    Length: 40 weeks
    Prerequisite: Algebra I CC or Algebra IB CC and did not pass the Algebra I CC exam
    Credit: 1.0
    Level: G


    GEOMETRY
    ACCELERATED GEOMETRY
    This course will cover a thorough study of geometric concepts involving polygons, circles, coordinate geometry, proofs, logic, locus, quadratic equations, and more. 

    After completion of this course students will take the Geometry Common Core   Exam, which will count as 15% of the final grade and will advance to Algebra II CC, Statistics, or Consumer Math.
    Grade: 10, 11
    Length: 40 weeks
    Prerequisite: Algebra I CC or Algebra IB CC/ Accelerated -Additional Criteria listed pg. 16
    Credit: 1.0

    Level: R


    APPLIED MATH for TECHNOLOGY I (MAT 1260 JCC 3 credits)
    Students will learn how to solve technology related problems using algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Special emphasis will be placed on applications to machinist work, welding, and similar disciplines. This course is designed to meet the specialized needs of students in technology-related disciplines and is not recommended for engineering or mathematics majors.


    Grade: 11, 12
    Length: 40 weeks
    Prerequisite: Successful completion of 2 math credits
    Credit: 1.0
    Level: College


    CONSUMER MATH
    This course is designed to fulfill general math credits for high school students. The focus is on applying basic math skills to mathematical techniques used in real life situations. The courses will include a review of basic math skills, applications of basic algebra, and the practice of solving practical business problems. The practical applications include payroll calculations, planning a budget, managing checking and savings accounts, managing expenses, credit card use, loans, vehicle and housing cost, insurance cost, investments, business decisions and business finances.

    After completion of this course students will take a local final, which will count as 15% of their final grade.

    Grade: 11, 12
    Length: 40 weeks
    Prerequisite: Completion of Geometry or Explorations of Geometry
    Credit: 1.0
    Level: G


    ALGEBRA II
    This course will include solving specialized equations and the development of concepts of functions, especially trigonometric.

    After completion of this course students will take the Algebra II Common Core Exam, which will count as 15% of their final average and will advance to Pre-Calculus, Statistics, or Consumer Math.

    Grade: 11, 12
    Length: 40 weeks
    Prerequisite: Completion of Geometry
    Credit: 1.0
    Level: R+


    ACCELERATED ALGEBRA II
    This course will include solving specialized equations and the development of concepts of functions, especially trigonometric.

    After completion of this course students will take the Algebra II Common Core Exam, which will count as 15% of their final average and will advance to Pre-Calculus.

    Grade: 10
    Length: 40 weeks
    Prerequisite: Completion of Geometry & passed Geometry Exam. Additional Criteria listed pg. 16
    Credit: 1.0

    Level: R+


    PROBLEM SOLVING WITH MATHEMATICS (MAT 1500 – JCC 3 credits)
    Students will develop problem solving skills through a detailed study of topics such as financial mathematics, linear and exponential modeling, and geometry, in concert with specific problem solving strategies such as drawing, diagrams, making systematic lists, looking for patterns, identifying sub-problems and working backwards. Solution presentations and communication are emphasized.


    Grade: 11, 12
    Length: 40 weeks
    Prerequisite: Accuplacer reading score of 80+
    Credit: 1.0
    Level: College


    ELEMENTARY STATISTICS (MAT 1540 – JCC 3 credits)
    Students will investigate various topics in both descriptive and inferential statistics including measures of central tendency and spread, graphical analysis of data, probability, random sampling, correlation and regression, hypothesis testing and confidence intervals. Practical applications are emphasized throughout the course. An approved graphing calculator is required, as is Minitab software.


    Grade: 11, 12
    Length: 40 weeks
    Prerequisite: MAT 1500; Accuplacer reading score of 80+
    Credit: 1.0
    Level: College


    PRE-CALCULUS (MAT 1600 Pre-calculus JCC 4 credits)
    This course includes a thorough study of functions, and their graphs, linear, polynomial, and exponential logarithmic and trigonometric functions, analytic trigonometry and a preview of Calculus. It is intended for students who have completed the 3-year NYS math sequence and have passed at least two common core math exams. The JCC math department designs the curriculum and final exam. This is a one-semester college course take for the entire year.  (MAT 1600). This course will give the student 4 college credits from Jamestown Community College if passed with a “D” or better. A grade of “C” or better is required for transferring to other colleges.

    After completion of this course students will take a local for college final which will count as 15-20% of their final grade and will advance to JCC Math 1710.
    Grade: 11, 12
    Length: 40 weeks
    Prerequisite: Completion of Algebra II, Accuplacer math score of 40
    Credit: 1.0
    Level: College


    CALCULUS and ANALYTIC GEOMETRY I (MAT 1710 JCC 4 credits)
    A course in college Calculus with elementary functions. JCC math department designs curriculum and final exam. A one-semester college course taken for the entire senior year, College Course #1710. This course will give the student four college credits from Jamestown Community College if passed with a “D” or better.  A grade of “C” or better is required for transferring to other colleges.

    After completion of this course students will take a college final, which will count as 25% of their final grade for the JCC course and 15% for the high school course

    Grade: 12
    Length: 40 weeks
    Prerequisite: Completion of Pre-Calculus
    Credit: 1.0
    Level: College


    AP COMPUTER SCIENCE A
    AP Computer Science A is equivalent to a first-semester, college level course in computer science. The course introduces students to computer science with fundamental topics that include problem solving, design strategies and methodologies, organization of data (data structures), approaches to processing data (algorithms), analysis of potential solutions, and the ethical and social implications of computing. The course emphasizes both object-oriented and imperative problem solving and design using Java language. Prerequisites include English 9 and Algebra 1.

    Grade: 10, 11, 12
    Length: 40 weeks
    Prerequisite: Algebra I
    Credit: 1.0
    Level: Advanced Placement