NCEA Level 2 Mathematics for Social and Health Sciences

12MAS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Petersen

This course provides a pathway towards statistics and is designed to give students a grounding in statistics, while also containing the more accessible numerical work at Level 2. It is ideal for those students studying other Level 2 courses which contain an element of mathematics and those heading for Level 3 statistics.


Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Mathematics, NCEA Level 3 Mathematics With Statistics

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

It is recommended that students purchase a Casio FX 9750G Plus Graphics Calculator for Achievement standard 91267. The purchase of homework booklets at approximately $12 is recommended.
Maths exercise books (1J5), ruler, Casio graphical calculator from school


Recommended Prior Learning

At least 14 credits from Level 1 mathematics achievement standards and teacher recommendation.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91259 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.4 - Apply trigonometric relationships in solving problems
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91264 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.9 - Use statistical methods to make an inference
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91265 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.10 - Conduct an experiment to investigate a situation using statistical methods
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
3
Y
Y
A.S. 91266 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.11 - Evaluate a statistically based report
2
I
2
Y
2r
Y
A.S. 91267 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.12 - Apply probability methods in solving problems
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
E
4
Y
Y
A.S. 91268 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.13 - Investigate a situation involving elements of chance using a simulation
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
2
Y
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Pathway Tags

Statistics leads to careers in: Business Studies, Commerce, Education, Geography, Health Studies, Marketing, Nursing, Politics, Psychology, Social Work, Journalism, Town Planning, any career involving prediction, sampling and probability., Construction and infrastructure, Manufacturing and technology, The Primary Industries, The Service Industries, Social and Community services, Accountant, Actuarial Science, Computer Analyst or programmer, Economist, Engineering Analyst, Information Scientist, Marketing Research Analyst, Mathematician, Meteorologist, Numerical Analyst, Operations Research, Statistician, Systems Analyst, Teacher


Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.