Adult High School Mathematics (HSMA)

High School Courses

HSMA 001 Math 1 (0 Units)

Hours: 144 (144 lecture)

Skills Development I offers individualized, small group, and one-on-one tutoring instruction in basic literacy, writing fluency, math, computer literacy and applied life skills. Students who test below a high school level in reading and writing can work to bring their skills up to higher levels. Students may also work to improve reading and writing skills for career or personal goals. Open enrollment. No prerequisites. Course restricted to 98 repetitions

Transfer Information: AHS - Mathematics

HSMA 010 Mathematics A: Whole Number Arithmetic (5 Units)

Same as: HSMA NC010

Hours: 72 (72 lecture)

This competency-based course reviews arithmetic, beginning with basic number concepts, like place value, ordinal value and estimation. The course also reviews the four basic operations with whole numbers and introduces problem-solving strategies and life skills and workplace math. Pretests for accurate placement and prescription, and post-tests for measurement of mastery are utilized. When taken in sequence with Mathematics B and Algebra/Geometry, this course prepares students for success in high school mathematics and in applying math to everyday like and work problems. Course restricted to 98 repetitions

Transfer Information: AHS - Mathematics

HSMA 020 Mathematics B: Fractions, Decimals, Percent (5 Units)

Same as: HSMA NC020

Hours: 72 (72 lecture)

This competency-based course review computation and problem solving skills with decimals, fractions, and percents. Geometry (perimeter, area, volume), estimation, problem-solving strategies, like skills and workplace math are included. Pretest for accurate placement and prescription, and post-tests for measurement of mastery are utilized. When taken in sequence with Mathematics A and Algebra or Geometry, this course prepares students for passing the Adult High School competency tests, the GED math test, and success in high school mathematics and in applying math to everyday like and work problems. Course restricted to 98 repetitions

Transfer Information: AHS - Mathematics

HSMA 030 Mathematics C: Pre-Algebra (5 Units)

Same as: HSMA NC030

Hours: 72 (72 lecture)

This competency-based course teaches problem solving strategies and their application in percent, ratio, proportion, measurement, and the use of formulas and equations. Students will learn basic geometry, graphing, probability, squares and roots. Students will learn to solve monomial equations and how to apply them. In the areas of ratios, proportions and percent, students will learn to calculate interest, commissions, discounts, and rates of increase, as well as apply ratio and proportion strategies to solve common travel and finance questions. Students will also be able to interpret graphs, charts, tables and meters. Pre-tests for accurate placement and post-tests for measurement of mastery are used for assessment. Successful completion of this course prepares a student for a high school algebra course. Course restricted to 98 repetitions

Transfer Information: AHS - Mathematics

HSMA 040 Integrated Mathematics 2: Algebra (10 Units)

Same as: HSMA NC040

Hours: 144 (144 lecture)

This competency-based course stresses the appropriate use of problem-solving strategies. It builds upon previous math courses and life experience with review and by addressing algebraic concepts and expressions. Life skills and workplace math are integrated into the course assignments. Pretests for accurate placement and prescription, and post-tests for measurement of mastery are utilized. Course restricted to 98 repetitions

Transfer Information: AHS - Mathematics

HSMA 050 Integrated Mathematics 3: Geometry (10 Units)

Same as: HSMA NC050

Hours: 144 (144 lecture)

This competency-based course builds skills in basic geometry, the study of measurements and relationships of lines, angles, plane figures and solid figures. Topics include the study of angles and triangles and the study of distance, area and volume. Skills developed include estimation, mental math, and calculator use. The topics and skills that are emphasized in this course are useful in many occupations, real-life problem-solving, and educational and vocational tests. Course restricted to 98 repetitions

Transfer Information: AHS - Mathematics

HSMA NC010 Mathematics A: Whole Number Arithmetic (1-5 Units)

Same as: HSMA 010

Hours: 100 (100 lecture)

Adult High School course in basic whole-number arithmetic. Topics include place value, reading and writing numbers, rounding, estimation and development of problem-solving skills in whole number addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Application of these skills to everyday life and workplace skills is emphasized, including measurement and reading charts and tables. Course restricted to 98 repetitions

Transfer Information: AHS - Mathematics

HSMA NC020 Mathematics B: Fractions, Decimals, Percents (1-5 Units)

Same as: HSMA 020

Hours: 100 (100 lecture)

Adult High School mathematics course covering fractions, decimals, and percent. Topics include development of computational and problem-solving skills, as well as the application of those skills to solve measurement, basic geometry, financial, and other workplace and life skills problems. Course restricted to 98 repetitions

Transfer Information: AHS - Mathematics

HSMA NC030 Mathematics C: Pre-Algebra (1-5 Units)

Same as: HSMA 030

Hours: 100 (100 lecture)

Adult High School pre-algebra course includes a review of percent, ratio, proportion, measurement, formulas and basic algebraic equations, as well as basic geometry, graphing, probability, signed numbers, roots and exponents. Development of mathematical reasoning skills and applications to workplace, consumer and everyday life skills are emphasized. Course restricted to 98 repetitions

Transfer Information: AHS - Mathematics

HSMA NC040 Introductory Algebra (1-10 Units)

Same as: HSMA 040

Hours: 200 (200 lecture)

Adult High School introductory algebra course. Course begins with a review of pre-algebra concepts such as order of operations, signed numbers, roots, formulas and writing simple algebraic expressions. Additional topics include writing, simplifying, and solving monomial and polynomial equations; functions and coordinate graphs; systems of equations; inequalities; proportion; and quadratic equations. Course restricted to 98 repetitions

Transfer Information: AHS - Mathematics

HSMA NC050 Introductory Geometry (1-10 Units)

Same as: HSMA 050

Hours: 200 (200 lecture)

Adult High School course in basic geometry, including measurement and relationships of lines, angles, plane figures and solid figures. Topics include development of mathematical reasoning skills and strategies, identifying and applying formulas, estimation, mental math, calculator use, and application of geometry to workplace and everyday life. Course restricted to 98 repetitions

Transfer Information: AHS - Mathematics