Unique Pathways & Off-campus Education

Unique Pathways & Off-campus Education Dual Credit - Kinesiology 201

Dual Credit - Kinesiology 201

​This University of Calgary course, KNES 201 (Activity: Essence and Experience) is a foundational course in the Faculty of Kinesiology in which students study fundamental factors that influence the activities we choose and the way we move. In the activity sessions students engage in various activities and movement patterns, making connections to knowledge learned in the classroom component. Key concepts covered include physical literacy, health and wellness, leadership principles, and social factors relating to physical activity participation.

Program B​​e​nefits

  • Upon successful completion, students will receive 5, 3000 level CTS credits and 3 University of Calgary post-secondary credits 
  • KNES 201 is a core course in Kinesiology and can be used as an elective for other programs 
  • Experience post-secondary learning on campus while engaging with peers and post-secondary instructors in the field of Kinesiology 
  • Learn and apply knowledge about physical activity, movement, and health and wellness in your own life and the lives of others​
  • 5 Cre​​dits, 30 ​le​​​vel CTS
    3​ post-secondary credits

Student Eli​​gibility

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 Kinesiology program 
  • Are able to arrange their own transportation to and from U of C for the duration of the course 
  • Are excited about taking a post-secondary kinesiology course  
  • Pre-requisite/Co-requisite requirements: 
    • Students must have completed Biology 20 with a minimum of 70% 

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 15 hours of learning and assessment-related work (individual and collaborative) per week in addition to the 20 hours of instructional time (total 35 hours per week, minimum). 

Progra​​m​ D​ates

  • 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.

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  • 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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