AP Calculus AB

Calculus AB, AP                               10 Credits                     Grade Level: 10-12

Prerequisite: Trigonometry with “B” or better or teacher recommendation.

Meets HS graduation requirement, CSU/UC “C” requirement.

Knowledge of calculus provides a transition to theoretical analysis of relationships inherent in engineering, science, medical, and business applications.  This is an advanced placement course, equivalent to the first semester at the college level.  This course will include derivatives and applications, definite integrals and applications, and minimum and maximum values of functions.

Homework:  Minimum of 7 hours a week of math practice.  Additional time will be needed to study for tests, write essays, and work on projects.