Mathematicsmath

Three years (3.0 credits) are required for graduation. Additional credits may fulfill elective requirements, and may be required by many colleges.

Course title: Math 9: Geometry

Credit: 1.0
Pre – requisite: Algebra 1
Grade level: Grade 9
Course description: 9th grade Geometry is the initial High School mathematics course. Students are expected to have acquired adequate academic and personal skills throughout middle school and put them to good use at this moment. The course relies on students’ ability to produce work independently from teacher supervision. Mathematical content is introduced which will be important throughout all future High School courses.

Course title: Math 10: Algebra 2

Credit: 1.0
Pre – requisite: Algebra 1
Grade level: Grade 10
Course description: This course provides a strong foundation for the introduction of advanced mathematical thinking, and introduces some concepts which belong to the advanced mathematical thinking category. Students will need to draw on previously learned mathematical concepts and skills to be successful; in addition, strong academic and personal skills will be required to succeed in this course.

Course title: HL/SL Math

Credit: 1.0
Grade level: Grade 11
Pre – requisite: Algebra 2
Course description: For Math SL, this course caters for students who already possess knowledge of basic mathematical concepts, and who are equipped with the skills needed to apply simple mathematical techniques correctly. It is expected that the majority of these students will need a sound mathematical background as they prepare for future studies in subjects such as chemistry, economics, psychology and business administration. Math HL caters for students with a good background in mathematics who are competent in a range of analytical and technical skills. The majority of these students will be expecting to include mathematics as a major component of their university studies, either as a subject in its own right or within courses such as physics, engineering and technology.

Course title: SL Math Studies

Credit: 1.0
Grade level: Grade 11-12
Pre – requisite:
Course description: The Math Studies SL course is designed for students with varied mathematical backgrounds and abilities. It offers students opportunities to learn important concepts and techniques and to gain an understanding of a wide variety of mathematical topics. It prepares students to be able to solve problems in a variety of settings, to develop more sophisticated mathematical reasoning and to enhance their critical thinking. Students taking this course are well-prepared for a career in social sciences, humanities, languages or arts.

 
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