Algebra 2 Honors

Course No: 2110
Subject: Mathematics
Grade Level: 9
Course Length: Year
Course Type: AP/Honors, Core Lower-Division
UC/CSU Subject Approval: C
Prerequisite: Algebra 1 or equivalent in 8th grade
Criteria for Enrollment: Approval of Department Chair; entrance examination recommending performance on departmental placement exam in April, prior to enrollment
Fulfillments: Required for graduation

This course is offered to entering freshmen who have demonstrated mastery of Algebra 1 content.  The course includes in-depth analysis of higher degree polynomials; analysis, interpretation and graphing of rational functions, including asymptotic behavior; an in-depth consideration of the conic sections, including transformations.  Students who successfully complete Algebra 2 Honors typically enroll in Precalculus Honors after the completion of their Geometry course. A Texas Instruments TI-83 or TI-84 series graphing calculator is required.

*Class receives honors weighting in SI weighted GPA