• COLLEGE MATH COURSES

    College Pre-Calculus:  1 Credit, MHS; optional 3 College Credit, Molloy College
    Prerequisite:  Proficiency of Algebra 2 as demonstrated by a 75 or higher on the Algebra 2 course and Regents examination or permission of the department. 
    This course is designed for the college bound student and provides an essential pre-calculus background for many college majors including math, science, engineering, and business. The curriculum includes the topics of advanced algebra, elementary analytic geometry, and introduction to calculus and matrix algebra.  Students have the option of applying to Molloy College in February for college credit. Students that apply will be granted college credit upon successful completion of the course, payment of all required college fees, and meeting all college registration deadlines. Transfer credit practices vary from college to college and therefore cannot be guaranteed in advance.  If a student has questions about college credit, it is recommended to contact the college/university directly. 

    College Algebra and Trigonometry:  1 Credit, MHS; optional 3 College Credit, TBD
    Prerequisite:  Successful completion of Advanced Algebra or equivalent or permission of the department.  
    This course is designed for the college bound student who needs an enhanced foundation in Algebra and Trigonometry for the study of business and other non-mathematical fields. The topics include algebraic, logarithmic, exponential, and trigonometric functions and their graphs, systems of equations and inequalities. Students have the option of applying to Molloy College in February for college credit. Students that apply will be granted college credit upon successful completion of the course, payment of all required college fees, and meeting all college registration deadlines. Transfer credit practices vary from college to college and therefore cannot be guaranteed in advance. If a student has questions about college credit, it is recommended to contact the college/university directly. 

    College Statistics:  1 Credit, MHS; optional 3 College Credit, St. John's University
    Prerequisite: Successful completion of three years of high school mathematics or permission of the department   

    This course is designed for the college bound student and provides a background in the appropriate and inappropriate uses of statistics, measures of central tendency and variability, basic concepts of probability, the binomial, normal and “t” distribution, testing hypotheses, estimation, chi square, linear regression, and correlation. Students that apply and are accepted by St. John’s University will be granted college credit upon successful completion of the course and payment of all required college fees. Transfer credit practices vary from college to college and therefore cannot be guaranteed in advance. If a student has questions about college credit, it is recommended to contact the college/university directly. 

    College Calculus:  1 Credit, MHS; optional 4 College Credit, Molloy College
    Prerequisite: Successful completion of College Pre-calculus  

    This is a rigorous college level course of study. The course covers topics normally covered in a college Calculus 1 course: linear, logarithmic, power, polynomial and rational functions; inverse functions; trigonometric functions; limits and continuity; derivative definition and formulas; maxima and minima, concavity, curve sketching; definite and indefinite integrals; applications. Technology support using a graphing calculator is integrated throughout the course. Students have the option of applying to Molloy College in February for college credit. Students that apply will be granted college credit upon successful completion of the course, payment of all required college fees and meeting all college registration deadlines. Transfer credit practices vary from college to college and therefore cannot be guaranteed in advance. If a student has questions about college credit, it is recommended to contact the college/ university directly.