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Eligibility: CTY-level or Advanced CTY-level math score required
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Algebra II or equivalent
Course Format: Individually Paced
Course Length: Typically 3 months
Recommended School Credit: One full year of high school credit
Course Code: TRI
CTY Online Programs Honors Trigonometry is designed to be taken after the completion of Algebra II and is designed for students who are looking to better understand trigonometric functions in preparation for their studies of Calculus or Statistics. This comprehensive course reviews topics in Algebra II, and covers advanced topics in Trigonometry not often seen before Precalculus.
Students will learn trigonometry by actively engaging with the lectures, notes, project, and resources within the course website. As with every CTY Online Programs course, each student is assigned an instructor to help them throughout their enrollment. This course does not have any synchronous class meetings, but students may schedule one-on-one virtual meetings directly with the instructor to answer questions or concerns. The instructor will provide individualized feedback, meet online one-on-one in a virtual classroom as needed, and provide motivation and support at all points in the course.
Students can progress at their own rate through this individually paced course. Student knowledge will be assessed by the completion of homework, exams and a project. Graphing calculators are used throughout the course.
For a detailed list of topics, click the List of Topics tab.
Graphing calculator recommended, such as:
This course requires a properly maintained computer with high-speed internet access and an up-to-date web browser (such as Chrome or Firefox). The student must be able to communicate with the instructor via email. Visit the Technical Requirements and Support page for more details.
Zoom online virtual classroom
This course uses an online virtual classroom for discussions with the instructor. The classroom works on standard computers with the Zoom desktop client and also tablets or handhelds that support the Zoom Mobile app. Students who are unable to attend live sessions will need a computer with the Zoom desktop client installed to watch recorded meetings. The Zoom desktop client and Zoom Mobile App are both available for free download.
This course uses Respondus LockDown Browser proctoring software for designated assessments. LockDown Browser is a client application that is installed to a local computer. Visit the Respondus website for system requirements.
While Chromebook can be used to progress through the course, all exams must be completed on a PC or Mac.
Electronic Texbook (eBook) and WebAssign Online Homework System: This course requires the use of WebAssign for online homework and access to the electronic textbook. Visit the WebAssign website for system requirements.