Course Syllabus

Important Information

Before you begin your course, please read the student handbook. It contains valuable information about our policies and procedures. If you have taken an online course with IU High School before, either on the old Dragon system or IU's Oncourse system, you will find that many procedures, including those for processing assignments, applying for exams, and checking on grades, have changed with the adoption of Canvas.

Unless otherwise specified, all exams are still proctored. Refer to the exam tips lessons and the student handbook for specific information about arranging to take your examinations.

We encourage you to use the Making a Schedule form to create a study schedule that will match your personal needs.

Useful Resources

The IUHS Help Portal has links to helpful information and learning resources that may help you do better in this course.

Tips for Success in Independent Study Courses is a printable document that contains in-depth advice about managing your time and studying course materials.

We strongly encourage you to read the Indiana University Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct, which provides regulations governing the actions and interactions of all members of the university community.

Obtaining Textbooks

The following textbook is required for this course:

Holliday et al. Advanced Mathematical Concepts: Precalculus with Applications. Glencoe, 2004. ISBN 978-0078608612

The textbook publisher provides a free Web site ( that includes practice tests and quizzes as well as other information that may be useful to you as you work through the course.

How to obtain your textbook.

Course Outline

Please complete and submit the student information form, found in the Assignments page.

If this is your first course in Canvas, please review these tips for getting started and explore the Student Tutorial.

Introduction: Be sure to read the course introduction before beginning any lessons.

Lesson 1: Linear Relations and Functions
Lesson 1 Assignment

Lesson 2: Data Modeling and Basic Graph Analysis
Lesson 2 Assignment

Lesson 3: More Graph Analysis; Polynomial Functions
Lesson 3 Assignment

Lesson 4: More Polynomials; Rational and Radical Equations
Lesson 4 Assignment

Lesson 5: Midterm Exam Tips
Exam Application 
Midterm Exam

Lesson 6: Analytic Geometry and Conic Sections
Lesson 6 Assignment

Lesson 7: More Conic Sections; Exponents and Logarithms
Lesson 7 Assignment

Lesson 8: Common and Natural Logarithms; Sequences and Series
Lesson 8 Assignment

Lesson 9: Infinite Sequences and Series, Sigma Notations, and the Binomial Theorem
Lesson 9 Assignment

Lesson 10: Final Exam Tips
Course Evaluation - Please complete before applying for the Final Exam below. All responses are anonymous.
Exam Application 
Final Exam


Course Summary:

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