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Course details

This course introduces students to the principles of university-level writing and critical reading. Academic writing focuses on the study and application of the principles of university-level discourse, with particular emphasis on exposition and persuasion. Students will read and analyze essays, and write their own compositions. In several language workshops, students will also learn fundamental strategies for developing an effective prose style.

Prerequisite(s)

  • C+ in Grade 12 English.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$528.24 - $566.99 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are nine offerings of ENGL 1177 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 70397

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Apr 14 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 70397
  • $528.24
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 14 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Lisa Allen

Course outline

View

Credits

3

Cost

$528.24

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in the Learning Hub. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 73124

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Apr 14 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 73124
  • $528.24
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 14 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Hannah Watts

Course outline

View

Credits

3

Cost

$528.24

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 82085

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Apr 14 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 82085
  • $528.24
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 14 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Stephen Ogden

Course outline

View

Credits

3

Cost

$528.24

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in the Learning Hub. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 83404

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Apr 14 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 83404
  • $528.24
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 14 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Cost

$528.24

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in the Learning Hub. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 84369

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Apr 14 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 84369
  • $528.24
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 14 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Cost

$528.24

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 86588

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Apr 14 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 86588
  • $528.24
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 14 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Jaime Denike

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Cost

$528.24

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 87657

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Fri Apr 14 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 87657
  • $528.24
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 14 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Cost

$528.24

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 84574

Duration

Thu Jan 05 - Thu Apr 13 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 84574
  • $566.99
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Apr 13 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 4785
Instructor

Stephen Ogden

Course outline

View

Credits

3

Cost

$566.99

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in the Learning Hub. Students should expect to be available for virtual class meetings during the specified day and times listed for this course. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 87722

Duration

Fri Jan 06 - Fri Apr 14 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 87722
  • $528.24
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Apr 14 Fri 18:30 - 19:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Cost

$528.24

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. PLEASE NOTE: The course will be ONLINE and will consist of a one-hour synchronous class, but students are also required to commit a few hours each week for independent study. The instructor will give you more details and instructions at the start of the course. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week. *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and compose a variety of sentence types to achieve a given aim
  • Analyze and compose paragraphs of different structures
  • Identify and compose thesis statements suited to a given purpose
  • Analyze the stylistic qualities of essays having a variety of rhetorical purposes
  • Critically read and compose expository essays
  • Critically read and compose persuasive essays
  • Compose essays that present a critical analysis of an essay or article or part of one
  • Write effective summaries of an essay or article or part of one

Effective as of Fall 2004

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