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AP Calculus AB
324
11-12
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This course is designed for students interested in majoring in mathematics, engineering or physical science. This fifth year of college level mathematics examines calculus with some integrated analytic geometry. In the first semester differential calculus is developed with its applications while the second semester is devoted to integral calculus and some of its applications. Students should own a TI-84 Plus calculator for use in this course. In order to receive weighted grading credit for the class, students must earn a B or better in the class (click here for AP policy). College credit (4 cr) is available for this course through the University of Pittsburgh. Click here for more information on Dual Enrollment.
PREREQUISITE: Student must have the following:
● A final grade of a B or better in Honors Precalculus/Trigonometry.
● Composite score of Proficient or Advanced in all 3 Keystone Exams.
Applied Statistics
330
11-12
2
1
This course teaches methods and terminologies of descriptive and inferential statistics. Students who complete this course will be able to conduct their own analyses of standard one-sample or two-sample data sets, follow statistical reasoning and read statistical reports with understanding. Introductory topics in linear regression, analysis of variance and contingency table analysis will also be covered. Students are strongly encouraged to purchase their own calculator with statistical package, such as the TI-84. College credit (4 cr) is available for this course through the University of Pittsburgh. Click here for more information on Dual Enrollment.
PREREQUISITE: Student must have the following:
● A final grade of a B or better in Algebra II OR a final grade of a C or better in Precalculus/Trigonometry.
● Composite score of Proficient or Advanced on the Algebra I Keystone. Or;
● Teacher recommendation.
AP Statistics
331
11-12
2
1
The purpose of the AP course is to introduce students to the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data. Students will be exposed to Exploring Data, Planning a Study, Anticipating Patterns, and Statistical Inference. Students are strongly encouraged to purchase their own calculator with statistical package, such as the TI-84. In order to receive weighted grading credit for the class, students must earn a B or better in the class(click here for AP policy).
PREREQUISITE: Student must have the following:
● A final grade of a B or better in Honors Precalculus/Trigonometry.
● Composite score of Proficient or Advanced in all 3 Keystone Exams.
AP Calculus BC
334
12
2
1
This is the second course in the basic college scientific calculus sequence. It is intended for all mathematics, science, and engineering majors. Calculus BC investigates techniques of integration, applications of differentiation and integration, sequences, Taylor Series, and the calculus of functions in parametric and polar form. Special emphasis is placed on problem solving in real-world contexts. In order to receive weighted grading credit for the class, students must earn a B or better in the class (click here for AP policy). College credit (4 cr) is available for this course through the University of Pittsburgh. Click h ere for more information on Dual Enrollment.
PREREQUISITE: Student must have the following:
● A final grade of a B or better in AP Calculus AB.
● Composite score of Proficient or Advanced in all 3 Keystone Exams.
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