Unique Pathways & Off-campus Education

Unique Pathways & Off-campus Education Dual Credit - Calculus 1

Dual Credit - Calculus 1

​This University of Calgary course (MATH 265) is an introductory calculus course covering limits, derivatives, and integrals, the calculus of exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions. Applications include curve sketching, optimization, exponential growth and decay, Taylor polynomials, fundamental theorem of calculus, improper integrals and an introduction to partial differentiation. MATH 265 is a program requirement at the University of Calgary in the faculties of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geoscience, Mathematics and Statistics, Environmental Science, Natural Sciences, Neuroscience, Physics and Astronomy, Geography, Psychology, Earth Sciences, Economics, BComm, Biomedical Sciences, Bioinformatics, BSc in Exercise and Health Physiology, BEd Education (Math Specialty). 

See an example of the regular semester course outline for further information but note that the summer course will run slightly differently. Details will be discussed at the Course Orientation.​

Program B​​enefits

  • Get a jump start on your post-secondary education while still in high school 
  • Build confidence through developing learning strategies and skills that support your learning transitions  
  • Experience post-secondary learning while completing this course which is a prerequisite course for a number of programs at the University of Calgary 
  • Taught by U of C instructors with experience in student transitions to post-secondary educational experiences and environments 
  • Earn high school credits and post-secondary credits ​
  • 5 Cre​​dits, 30 ​le​​​vel CTS
    3​ post-secondary credits

Student Eli​​gib​​ility

Open to CBE high school students who:

  • Are in grades 11 or 12 as of June (graduating students are eligible) 
  • Are committed to the academic rigor of a condensed university Calculus program 
  • Are able to arrange their own transportation to and from University of Calgary for the duration of the course 
  • Are excited about taking a post-secondary math course  
  • Have completed the following pre-requisite course: 
    • Math 30-1 with a minimum of 70% 
  • Are on track to or have already successfully passed the following course: 
    • Math 31 

Program​ Delivery and Location

  • In-person, University of Calgary (2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4)​
  • This course runs over a condensed time frame and should be considered as a full-time job. Students should plan for a minimum of 20 hours of independent work time per week in addition to the 20 hours of instructional time (total 40 hours per week, minimum).​

Progra​​m ​​D​ates

  • The month of July, Monday to Friday
  • Expected program times: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM (breaks included)​
  • Considerations

    • Students must have space in their full year timetable to accommodate the program delivery, location, and dates indicated below.
    • Students must submit a personal learning schedule with their application (see application checklist for details).
    • Students must be registered as a full-time student, taking at least one course at their home high school each semester(work experience excluded).
    • Students will be expected to communicate with both their CBE supervising teacher and course instructor regularly.
  • How to Apply

    1. Read through the course(s) and/or program(s) of interest.
    2. Review program choice with your school Off-campus Coordinator and/or Guidance Counsellor for program readiness and timetabling concerns.
    3. You are highly encouraged to attend the Unique Pathways Information Night to ask questions of our program partners and determine if the program is a good fit for you. Connect with your Off-campus Coordinator or Guidance counsellor if you are unable to attend.
    4. Download and fill in the Dual Credit Application Form Package when available.
    5. Refer to the application checklist and ensure all items are complete.
    6. Book an appointment with your Off-campus Coordinator and/or Guidance Counselor before the deadline to complete your application, including signatures from all parties.
    7. The school will submit the application to Unique Pathways on your behalf.

Career​ Map

Career Map 


  • Program Partner​

    University of Calgary

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  • Application Deadline

    Applications for Summer and Fall programs have now closed. Applications for Semester 2 (Winter) programs will be available in Fall 2024.​


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