2023-24 Le Mars Community High School Curriculum Guide

P a g e | 41  APPLIED MATH - MAT 722 CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT Course Length: 1 Semester Credits: 2 LCHS, 3 WITCC - credits do not transfer to a 4-year school Elective/Required: Required Option Grade Level: 11, 12 This course covers all fundamental arithmetic concepts and more routine algebraic operations. Arithmetic concepts are fractions, percentages, graphing, decimals, ratios, word problems, metrics, areas, and volumes. Algebraic work includes solving simpler equations, proportions, and formula rearrangement. This class is designed for students entering a trade program. COLLEGE ALGEBRA - MAT 121 CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT Course Length: 1 Semester Credits: 1 LCHS, 4 WITCC Elective/Required: Required Option Grade Level: 11, 12 This course addresses linear functions and inequalities, quadratics, conics, polynomials and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, linear systems, matrices and determinants. Additional topics may include sequences, series, permutations, combinations, and probability. Appropriate ACT or ALEKS score on math assessment or prerequisite course required. APPLIED CALCULUS (S1) – MATH121 (NCAA) COLLEGE APPLIED CALCULUS (S2) – MAT201 (NCAA) CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT Course Length: 1 Year Credits: 2 LCHS, 5 WITCC Elective/Required: Required Option Prerequisite: Passing grade in Pre-Calculus or College Algebra/College Statistics both semesters Grade Level: 12 In recent years, calculus has become important in the fields of economics, business and life sciences besides the traditional importance in engineering and the physical sciences. This course will center on differential and integral calculus and limits and will include a variety of applications that will connect calculus with "real-life" situations. (You must be enrolled in class the full year to receive WITCC credit.) PRE-CALCULUS (S1) - MATH118 (NCAA) COLLEGE PRE-CALCULUS (S2) - MAT129 (NCAA) CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT Course Length: 1 Year Credits: 2 LCHS, 5 WITCC Elective/Required: Required Option Prerequisite: Passing grade in Modern Algebra 2 both semesters Grade Level: 11, 12 In college pre-calculus, students are introduced to new ideas, techniques, and concepts in mathematics that will enable students to prepare for the more rigorous mathematics needed at colleges, universities and technical schools. This college level math class is designed to include trigonometry, analytical geometry, higher level functions, matrix algebra, probability, statistics and introductory differential and integral calculus. (You must be enrolled in class the full year to receive WITCC credit.) Appropriate ACT or ALEKS score on math assessment or prerequisite course required.

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