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Mathematics Course Descriptions

What courses are offered in the Morton 201 Mathematics Department?
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Mathematics Courses

Mathematics Course Pathways
J. Sterling Morton High School District 201: Mathematics Course Pathways
Morton Mathematics Course Offering Guide Section

Advanced Placement (AP) Statistics
Mathematics Course
Advanced Placement (AP) Statistics (Fall)
Course Description
AP Statistics introduces students to the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data. Students are required to take the AP Exam. Students are exposed to four broad conceptual themes: 1. Exploring Data: Describing patterns and departures from patterns 2. Sampling and Experimentation: Planning and conducting a study 3. Anticipating Patterns: Exploring random phenomena using probability and simulation 4. Statistical Inference: Estimating population parameters and testing hypotheses
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 1112
PREREQUISITE: Earned Credit in Integrated Mathematics 3, or PreCalculus STEM.
COREQUISITES: If you take AP STATISTICS (FALL), you must also take AP STATISTICS (SPRING).
Offered: Semester Course
Required Textbook: Yates, Moore, Starnes (2008) Practice of Statistics FreemanAdvanced Placement (AP) Statistics (Spring)
Course Description
AP Statistics introduces students to the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data. Students are required to take the AP Exam. Students are exposed to four broad conceptual themes: 1. Exploring Data: Describing patterns and departures from patterns 2. Sampling and Experimentation: Planning and conducting a study 3. Anticipating Patterns: Exploring random phenomena using probability and simulation 4. Statistical Inference: Estimating population parameters and testing hypotheses
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 1112
PREREQUISITE: Earned Credit in Integrated Mathematics 3 or PreCalculus STEM.
COREQUISITES: If you take AP STATISTICS (SPRING), you must also take AP STATISTICS (FALL).
Offered: Semester Course
Required Textbook: Yates, Moore, Starnes (2008) Practice of Statistics Freeman 
College Algebra/Trigonometry
Mathematics Course
College Algebra/Trigonometry (Fall)
Course Description
Students study advanced topics in algebra and trigonometry. Content includes simultaneous equations, matrices, inequalities, relations, algebra functions, polynomial equations, transcendental functions, trig functions of acute angles, trig functions and identities, solutions of triangles, graphing and complex numbers. Emphasis on stats and data is supported with the graphing calculator. Students earning credit in PreCalculus cannot take this course for credit as well.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 1112
PREREQUISITE: Previous enrollment in Integrated Mathematic 3.
COREQUISITES: If you take COLLEGE ALGEBRA/TRIGONOMETRY (FALL), you must also take COLLEGE ALGEBRA/TRIGONOMETRY (SPRING).
Offered: Semester Course
Required Textbook: East—Stewart, Redlin, Watson (2001) Algebra & Trigonometry Brooks & Cole West—Brown (1997) Advanced Math—Precalculus w/ Discrete Math & DataCollege Algebra/Trigonometry (Spring)
Course Description
Students study advanced topics in algebra and trigonometry. Content includes simultaneous equations, matrices, inequalities, relations, algebra functions, polynomial equations, transcendental functions, trig functions of acute angles, trig functions and identities, solutions of triangles, graphing and complex numbers. Emphasis on stats and data is supported with the graphing calculator. Students earning credit in PreCalculus cannot take this course for credit as well.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 1112
PREREQUISITE: Previous enrollment in Integrated Mathematics 3.
COREQUISITES: If you take COLLEGE ALGEBRA/TRIGONOMETRY (SPRING), you must also take COLLEGE ALGEBRA/TRIGONOMETRY (FALL).
Offered: Semester Course
Required Textbook: East—Stewart, Redlin, Watson (2001) Algebra & Trigonometry Brooks & Cole West—Brown (1997) Advanced Math—Precalculus w/ Discrete Math & Data 
Advanced Placement (AP) Calculus AB and BC
Mathematics Course
Advanced Placement (AP) Calculus AB (Fall)
Course Description
In this course, students will prepare for college mathematics and for the Advanced Placement AB exam. The content includes differentiation and integration of polynomial functions, circular functions, logarithmic functions and exponential functions. A graphing calculator is highly recommended; the type of graphing calculator is to be determined by the teacher. Students are required to take the AP exam in May. The test will require an additional fee.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 1112
PREREQUISITE: Earned Credit in PreCalculus—Honors.
COREQUISITES: If you take AP CALCULUS AB (FALL), you must also take AP CALCULUS AB (SPRING).
Offered: Semester Course
Required Textbook: Finney, Demana, Waits, & Kennedy (2009) AP Calculus Pearson/Prentice Hall 3rd Edition The Honors section carries an Honor PointAdvanced Placement (AP) Calculus AB (Spring)
Course Description
In this course, students will prepare for college mathematics and for the Advanced Placement AB exam. The content includes differentiation and integration of polynomial functions, circular functions, logarithmic functions and exponential functions. A graphing calculator is highly recommended; the type of graphing calculator is to be determined by the teacher. Students are required to take the AP exam in May. The test will require an additional fee.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 1112
PREREQUISITE: Earned Credit in PreCalculus—Honors.
COREQUISITES: If you take AP CALCULUS AB (SPRING), you must also take AP CALCULUS AB (FALL).
Offered: Semester Course
Required Textbook: Finney, Demana, Waits, & Kennedy (2009) AP Calculus Pearson/Prentice Hall 3rd Edition The Honors section carries an Honor PointAdvanced Placement (AP) Calculus BC (Fall)
Course Description
This course deals with the BC content of the Advanced Placement Curriculum beyond that of the Calculus AB sequence. Additional topics include sequences, infinite series, solutions of differential equations, advanced techniques of integration, as well as parametric and polar equations. Students are required to take the AP exam in May. The test will require an additional fee.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 1112
PREREQUISITE: Earned Credit in PreCalculus—Honors.
COREQUISITES: If you take AP CALCULUS BC (FALL), you must also take AP CALCULUS BC (SPRING).
Offered: Semester Course
Required Textbook: Finney, Demana, Waits, & Kennedy (2009) AP Calculus Pearson/Prentice Hall 3rd Edition The Honors section carries an Honor PointAdvanced Placement (AP) Calculus BC (Spring)
Course Description
This course deals with the BC content of the Advanced Placement Curriculum beyond that of the Calculus AB sequence. Additional topics include sequences, infinite series, solutions of differential equations, advanced techniques of integration, as well as parametric and polar equations. Students are required to take the AP exam in May. The test will require an additional fee.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Advanced Placement GRADE: 1112
PREREQUISITE: Earned Credit in PreCalculus—Honors.
COREQUISITES: If you take AP CALCULUS BC (SPRING), you must also take AP CALCULUS BC (FALL).
Offered: Semester Course.
Required Textbook: Finney, Demana, Waits, & Kennedy (2009) AP Calculus Pearson/Prentice Hall 3rd Edition The Honors section carries an Honor Point 
PreCalculus STEM
Mathematics Course
PreCalculus STEM (Fall)
Course Description
Students are introduced to selected topics to include polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions, rectangular, polar and complex numbers; matrices, limits, vectors, probability and statistics. This course will prepare students for Calculus in high school or college. A graphing calculator is integral to success in this course. Students who earned credit in College Algebra/Trigonometry cannot earn credit for this course as well.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 1012
PREREQUISITE: Earned Credit in Integrated 2 HONORS, or Integrated 2 STEM, or Integrated 3.
COREQUISITES: If you take PRECALCULUS HONORS (FALL), you must also take PRECALCULUS HONORS (SPRING).
Offered: Semester Course
Required Textbook: East—Demana, Waits, Foley, Kennedy (2004) PreCalculus: Graphical, Numerical, Algebraic Pearson AddisonWesley West—Larson, Edwards, Hostetler (2001) PreCalculus with Limits HoughtonMifflin The Honors section carries an Honor Point.PreCalculus STEM (Spring)
Course Description
Students are introduced to selected topics to include polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions, rectangular, polar and complex numbers; matrices, limits, vectors, probability and statistics. This course will prepare students for Calculus in high school or college. A graphing calculator is integral to success in this course. Students who earned credit in College Algebra/Trigonometry cannot earn credit for this course as well.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 1012
PREREQUISITE: Earned Credit in Integrated 2 HONORS, or Integrated 2 STEM, or Integrated 3.
COREQUISITES: If you take PRECALCULUS HONORS (SPRING), you must also take PRECALCULUS HONORS (FALL).
Offered: Semester Course
Required Textbook: East—Demana, Waits, Foley, Kennedy (2004) PreCalculus: Graphical, Numerical, Algebraic Pearson AddisonWesley West—Larson, Edwards, Hostetler (2001) PreCalculus with Limits HoughtonMifflin The Honors section carries an Honor Point 
Integrated Mathematics 3
Mathematics Course
Integrated Mathematics 3 (Fall)
Course Description
Students in this course will study; Statistics, Geometric Proofs, Geometric Modeling, Polynomial Functions, Rational Functions, Radicals and Rational Exponents, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions, Trigonometric Functions, and Systems and Comparing Functions. ACT Preparation activities are included. A TINspire calculator is required.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Core GRADE: 1012
PREREQUISITE: Previous Enrollment in Geometry—Core or Integrated Mathematics 2Core or Honors.
COREQUISITES: If you take INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 3 (FALL), you must also take INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 3 (SPRING).
Offered: Semester Course.
Required Textbook: Integrated Mathematics 3 Pearson (2014)Integrated Mathematics 3 (Spring)
Course Description
Students in this course will study; Statistics, Geometric Proofs, Geometric Modeling, Polynomial Functions, Rational Functions, Radicals and Rational Exponents, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions, Trigonometric Functions, and Systems and Comparing Functions. ACT Preparation activities are included. A TINspire calculator is required.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Core GRADE: 1012
PREREQUISITE: Previous Enrollment in Geometry—Core or Integrated Mathematics 2Core or Honors.
COREQUISITES: If you take INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 3 (SPRING), you must also take INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 3 (FALL).
Offered: Semester Course
Required Textbook: Integrated Mathematics 3 Pearson (2014) 
Integrated Mathematics 2 STEM
Mathematics Course
Integrated Mathematics 2 STEM (Fall)
Course Description
Students in this course study; extending the number system, working with quadratic equations representations of quadratic equations, quadratic functions and modeling, geometric similarities, right triangles and trigonometry, probability, circles, statistics and geometric proofs. Integrated 2 is generally required for college admission. The Honors section carries an Honor Point.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: HONORS/STEM GRADE: 9
PREREQUISITE: (1) You must pass the Morton Placement Exam as an 8th grader and 8th Grade Teacher Recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 2 STEM (FALL), you must also take INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 2 STEM (SPRING).
Offered: Semester Course
Required Textbook: Pearson Integrated Mathematics 2 (2014)Integrated Mathematics 2 STEM (Spring)
Course Description
Students in this course study; extending the number system, working with quadratic equations representations of quadratic equations, quadratic functions and modeling, geometric similarities, right triangles and trigonometry, probability, and circles. Integrated 2 is generally required for college admission. The Honors section carries an Honor Point.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Core GRADE: 9
PREREQUISITE: (1) You must pass the Morton Placement Exam as an 8th grader and 8th Grade Teacher Recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 2 (SPRING), you must also take INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 2 STEM (FALL).
take INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 2 STEM (SPRING).
Offered: Semester Course
Required Textbook: Pearson Integrated Mathematics 2 (2014) 
Integrated Mathematics 1 STEM
Mathematics Course
Integrated Mathematics 1 STEM (Fall)
Course Description
Students in this course study; introduction to functions, linear relationships, linear modeling, systems, extending the number system, quadratic functionsrepresentations, quadratic functionsworking with equations, modeling with quadratic functions, fundamentals of geometry, reasoning and proof, statistic, and representation of exponential functions. Integrated 1 is generally required for college admission. The STEM/Honors section carries an Honor Point.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: HONORS/STEM GRADE: 8
PREREQUISITE: (1) You must have 7th Grade Teacher Recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 1 STEM (FALL), you must also take INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 1 STEM (SPRING).
Offered: Semester Course.
Required Textbook: Pearson Integrated Mathematics 1 (2014)Integrated Mathematics 1 STEM (Spring)
Course Description
Students in this course study; introduction to functions, linear relationships, linear modeling, systems, extending the number system, quadratic functionsrepresentations, quadratic functionsworking with equations, modeling with quadratic functions, fundamentals of geometry, reasoning and proof, statistic, and representation of exponential functions. Integrated 2 is generally required for college admission. The STEM/Honors section carries an Honor Point.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Core GRADE: 8
PREREQUISITE: (1) You must have 7th Grade Teacher Recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 1(SPRING), you must also take INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 1 STEM (FALL).
Offered: Semester Course
Required Textbook: Pearson Integrated Mathematics 2 (2014) 
Integrated Mathematics 2 Core and Honors
Mathematics Course
Integrated Mathematics 2 Core (Fall)
Course Description
Students in this course study; extending the number system, working with quadratic equations representations of quadratic equations, quadratic functions and modeling, geometric similarities, right triangles and trigonometry, probability, and circles. Integrated 2 is generally required for college admission.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Core GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: (1) Previous enrollment in Algebra/Integrated Math 1 or (2) Completion of 8th Grade Algebra, Appropriate EXPLORE Exam Score, and 8th Grade Teacher Recommendation
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 2 (SPRING)
Offered: Semester Course
Required Textbook: Integrated Mathematics 2 Pearson (2014)Integrated Mathematics 2 Core (Spring)
Course Description
Students in this course study; extending the number system, working with quadratic equations representations of quadratic equations, quadratic functions and modeling, geometric similarities, right triangles and trigonometry, probability, and circles. Integrated 2 is generally required for college admission. CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE:Core GRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: (1) Previous enrollment in Algebra/Integrated Math 1 or (2) Completion of 8th Grade Algebra, Appropriate EXPLORE Exam Score, and 8th Grade Teacher Recommendation
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 2 (FALL)
Offered: Semester Course
Required Textbook: Integrated Mathematics 2 Pearson (2014)Integrated Mathematics 2 Honors (Fall)
Course Description
Students in this course study; extending the number system, working with quadratic equations representations of quadratic equations, quadratic functions and modeling, geometric similarities, right triangles and trigonometry, probability, and circles. Students in this course will study the same materials as in Integrated 2 CORE, but at a faster pace. Acceleration and depthofstudy are characteristics of this program. Integrated 2 is generally required for college admission.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 910
PREREQUISITE: (1) Algebra—Honors & Teacher Recommendation or (2) Qualifying Grades in Algebra—Core, Teacher Recommendation and Administrative Approval (3) Completion of 8th Grade Algebra, Appropriate EXPLORE Exam Score, and 8th Grade Teacher Recommendation
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 2 HONORS (SPRING)
Offered: Semester Course
Required Textbook: Integrated Mathematics 2 Pearson (2014)Integrated Mathematics 2 Honors (Spring)
Course Description
Students in this course study; extending the number system, working with quadratic equations representations of quadratic equations, quadratic functions and modeling, geometric similarities, right triangles and trigonometry, probability, and circles. Students in this course will study the same materials as in Integrated 2 CORE, but at a faster pace. Acceleration and depthofstudy are characteristics of this program. Integrated 2 is generally required for college admission.
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 910
PREREQUISITE: (1) Algebra—Honors & Teacher Recommendation or (2) Qualifying Grades in Algebra—Core, Teacher Recommendation and Administrative Approval (3) Completion of 8th Grade Algebra, Appropriate EXPLORE Exam Score, and 8th Grade Teacher Recommendation
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 2 HONORS (FALL)
Offered: Semester Course
Required Textbook: Integrated Mathematics 2 Pearson (2014) 
Integrated Mathematics 1 Core and Honors
Mathematics Course
Integrated Mathematics 1 Core (Fall)
Course Description
Students in this course study; expressions, introduction to functions and interpreting functions, linear relationships and modeling linear functions, congruence of geometry, systems of equations, inferential statistics, exponential functions, and comparing exponential functions and linear functions by modeling
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Core GRADE: 9
PREREQUISITE: None
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 1 (SPRING)
Offered: Semester Course
Required Textbook: Integrated Mathematics 1 CME Pearson (2013)
Integrated Mathematics 1 Core (Spring)Course Description
Students in this course study; expressions, introduction to functions and interpreting functions, linear relationships and modeling linear functions, congruence of geometry, systems of equations, inferential statistics, exponential functions, and comparing exponential functions and linear functions by modeling
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Core GRADE: 9
PREREQUISITE: None
COREQUISITES: If you take the this course, you must also take INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 1 (FALL)
Offered: Semester Course
Required Textbook: Integrated Mathematics 1 CME Pearson (2013)
Integrated Mathematics 1 Honors (Fall)Course Description
Students in this course study; expressions, introduction to functions and interpreting functions, linear relationships and modeling linear functions, congruence of geometry, systems of equations, inferential statistics, exponential functions, and comparing exponential functions and linear functions by modeling. Students in this course will study the same materials as in Integrated 1 CORE, but at a faster pace. Acceleration and depthofstudy are characteristics of this program. <The HONORS section carries an Honor Point>
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9
PREREQUISITE: Completion of 8th Grade Algebra, Appropriate EXPLORE Exam Score, and 8th Grade Teacher Recommendation
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 1 HONORS (SPRING)
Offered: Semester Course
Required Textbook: Integrated Mathematics 1 Pearson (2014)Integrated Mathematics 1 Honors (Spring)
Course Description
Students in this course study; expressions, introduction to functions and interpreting functions, linear relationships and modeling linear functions, congruence of geometry, systems of equations, inferential statistics, exponential functions, and comparing exponential functions and linear functions by modeling. Students in this course will study the same materials as in Integrated 1 CORE, but at a faster pace. Acceleration and depthofstudy are characteristics of this program. <The HONORS section carries an Honor Point>
CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Honors GRADE: 9
PREREQUISITE: Completion of 8th Grade Algebra, Appropriate EXPLORE Exam Score, and 8th Grade Teacher Recommendation
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS 1 HONORS (FALL)
Offered: Semester Course
Required Textbook: Integrated Mathematics 1 Pearson (2014)