Dual Credit Program:

Get a head start on your university studies with dual credits

Canada Star Secondary School and Kwantlen Polytechnic University have partnered together to create a Dual Credit program. Dual credit means you can use the credit you achieve at Kwantlen Polytechnic University for your high school graduation requirements AND towards your post-secondary education. This option may allow you to take one or more university-level courses during your high school grade 12 year at a KPU Campus (Richmond or Surrey).

Benefits of Dual Credits:
  • Get a head start on university studies.
  • Experience university life with other university students.
  • Credits are transferable to other institutions
  • Application fees and student fees at Kwanten Polytechnic University are waived.
Requirements to Apply
  • B or higher in English 11 (recommended).
  • B or higher in Math 11 (recommended).
  • Two references from either your Administrator, Counsellor or Teacher.
  • Recommendation to the program from your School Counsellor.
  • Letter of consent from your Parent/Guardian.

Note: The above criteria are subject to change, please check with the Student Services Department for more information and to apply.

Examples of Courses:

  • ANTH 1100: Social & Cultural Anthropology
  • ARTH 1120: Art and Visual Culture: Prehistoric to Early Renaissance
  • ARTH 1130: Introduction to Film Studies
  • ASIA 1111: The Religions of India
  • BUSI 1215: Organizational Behaviour
  • CADD 1100: Drafting Fundamentals (cohort program)
  • CBSY 1105: Computer Business Applications
  • COMM 1100: Foundations of Communication Studies
  • CRIM 1100: Introduction to Criminology
  • CRWR 1240: New Forms and Media: Networked Narratives
  • DEPD 1240: Computer Fundamentals
  • EDUC 1100: Introduction to Higher Education
  • FINA 1100: Introduction to Drawing
  • MRKT 1199: Introduction to Marketing
  • PHIL 1100: Introduction to Philosophy
  • POLI 1125: Introduction to Political Science
  • PSYC 1100: Introduction to Psychology: Basic Processes
  • SOCI 1125: Introduction to Society: Processes and Structures

Note: The above courses are subject to change