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