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 beginning of the course.

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 ​
  • Cre​​dits- 5, 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 2023 
  • 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 


  • This course runs over a condensed time frame and should be considered as a full-time job 
  • If enrolled in this course, students are not permitted to take other summer school courses due to the substantial time commitment to be successful.
  • Students must submit a personal learning schedule with their application (see application checklist for details).
  • 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) 
  • This course is offered in person and students are expected to attend all lectures and tutorials and must clearly communicate with their CBE supervising teacher and the University of Calgary instructor if any unexpected issues arise 

Program​ Deli​v​ery and Location

  • In-person 
  • University of Calgary (2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4) 

Progra​​m ​​D​ates

  • Summer | Friday, June 30 – Friday, July 28, 2023, Monday to Friday 
    • Note: No class on Monday, July 3, 2023 (Canada Day Holiday) 
  • Program Times: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (breaks included) 
  • On-line Orientation Session (parents welcome) | Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at 6:00 pm​​​ 
  • How to Apply​​

    1. Read through the course(s) you are interested in applying for
    2. You are highly encouraged to attend the Information Sessions either before or after you apply for the program(s) to ensure the program is a good fit for you
    3. Download and fill in the Dual Credit and Exploratory Program Application Form.
    4. Refer to the application checklist and ensure all items are complete
    5. Book an appointment with your Off-campus coordinator and/or guidance counselor to complete your application with signatures from all parties
    6. The school will submit the application to Unique Pathways on your behalf

    All applications must be received on or before Friday, May 26, 2023 at 1:00 PM.  ​An application does not guarantee a seat in the program

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    Dual Credit and Exploratory Program Application Form​​

    Apply now

    Unique Pathways invites students and guardians to save the date for an Information Sessions​ regarding details of your program(s) of interest. Follow the link to find out meeting dates, times and a link to the online Information Session.

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  • Program Partner​

    University of Calgary

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  • Application D​eadline:

    On or before Friday, May 26, 2023 at 1:00 PM

    Please talk to your home high school Off-campus ​Coordi​nator or Guidance Counsellor to start planning for future programs!

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