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University of Calgary Calendar 2020-2021 Faculty of Arts 4. Program Details 4.13 Creative and Performing Arts 4.13.3 Combined BKin (Kinesiology)/BA (Dance)
4.13.3 Combined BKin (Kinesiology)/BA (Dance)

This five-year program leads to a Bachelor of Kinesiology from the Faculty of Kinesiology and a Bachelor of Arts in Dance from the Faculty of Arts. A minimum of 150 units must be successfully completed.


Students must meet the admissions requirements for both the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Kinesiology (see A.5 Undergraduate Admission Requirements).


Students must adhere to the applicable Faculty of Arts requirements in 3.3.1 Major Degree Programs except that students are exempt from the requirement to take 6 units from the Faculty of Science.

The combined BKin (Kinesiology)/BA (Dance) requires at least 150 units and the successful completion of both degree requirements as outlined below. A maximum of 60 units may be at the junior level.


Dance Courses: a minimum of 42 units to a maximum of 60 units in Courses Constituting the Field of Dance while fulfilling the following requirements:

1. Core Courses 36 units

2. 3 units from the following Studio Options:

3. 3 units from the following Theory Options:


Note: Dance 481 is not offered every year. This course is required without exception. Students must arrange their schedule to accommodate the alternating timetable.


Refer to 4.2.7 Combined BKin (Kinesiology)/BA (Dance) in the Faculty of Kinesiology section of this Calendar.

Note: The program requires careful selection of courses to complete all of the requirements of the two Faculties. When choosing their courses, students are urged to work closely with advisors in the Student Programs Office of Kinesiology, the Faculty of Arts program advisors located in the Arts Students' Centre and the Undergraduate Program Administrator for Dance.