AP and Beyond Course Expectations

Course

Semester or Year-long?

Prerequisite

Time Outside Class (reading, HW, studying)

Major Assignments per Quarter

Exams

Summer Assignment?

AP Calculus AB

Year

TJ Math 5

3 hours per week

3 tests, 3 quizzes, 1 project

2 cumulative exams, final worth 20%, BC prep after AP exam

No

AP Calculus BC

Year

TJ Math 5

5 hours per week

3-4 tests

2 cumulative exams, final worth 20%, projects after AP exam

Yes

Data Structures including AP CS A

Year

Foundations of CS or Accelerated Foundations of CS

1-3 hours per week

2-3 tests, 2-3 programs a week

Final worth 20%

No

Research Statistics 2

Semester

Research Statistics 1

4-5 hours per week (with 95% confidence)

2.5 tests, 0.75 essays (more writing than math in this class)

Final worth 20%

No

Multivariable Calculus

Semester

AP Calculus BC

5-6 pages of pre-reading, 4-6 hours per week

2 tests, 4 HQs

Final worth 20%

No

Linear Algebra

Semester

AP Calculus BC

5-6 pages of pre-reading, 3-4 hours per week

2.5 tests, 4 HQs, 1 project

Final worth 20%

No

Advanced Math Techniques

Semester

Multivariable Calculus

5-6 pages of pre-reading, 4-6 hours per week (will take much longer if not done efficiently)

1-2 take-home tests

Final worth 20%

No

Probability Theory

Semester

Multivariable Calculus

3-4 hours per week

2 tests, 4 quizzes

Final worth 20%

No

Concrete Math

Semester

Multivariable Calculus

3-5 hours per week

3 tests

Final worth 20%

No

Differential Equations

Semester

Multivariable Calculus and Linear Algebra

5-6 pages of pre-reading, 4-6 hours per week (will take much longer if not done efficiently)

2 tests, possibly 1 project

Final worth 20%

No

Complex Analysis

Semester

Multivariable Calculus and Linear Algebra

5-6 pages of pre-reading, 4-6 hours per week (will take much longer if not done efficiently)

2 tests, possibly 1 project

Final worth 20%

No