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International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This is an applied communication course that examines systematic techniques to communicate effectively and professionally in the workplace; its goal is to introduce students to technical writing skills and presentation skills needed to succeed in career- related courses and at work.

Prerequisite(s)

  • English Studies 12 "67%" (C+) or equivalent (ie: COMM 0015 "70+" or IELTS Academic 6.5, etc.)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$502.81 - $543.67 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Fall 2023

Below are three offerings of COMM 1120 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 34196

Duration

Fri Sep 08 - Fri Nov 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 34196
  • $502.81
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 24 N/A N/A Online
Nov 24 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Rachael Hunter

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$502.81

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. *(A)*RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the BCIT Interior Design program. You cannot use any other course or experience to transfer to COMM 1120; that is the Interior Design department’s policy. No substitutes are accepted. If you have further questions, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca. *(B)*COURSE DELIVERY: Asynchronous online learning. You don’t have to be online at exactly the same time as your instructor or classmates (except for the final exam). This is not a self-paced course. You will have specific deadlines to meet for the reading assignments and learning activities. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. *(C)*FINAL EXAM: You will be required to take the final exam in an online environment on Friday, November 24, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Online attendance for the final exam beginning at 6:30 p.m. and ending at 9:30 p.m. is mandatory.
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 47361

Duration

Fri Sep 08 - Fri Nov 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 47361
  • $502.81
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 24 N/A N/A Online
Nov 24 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Rachael Hunter

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$502.81

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. *(A)*RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the BCIT Interior Design program. You cannot use any other course or experience to transfer to COMM 1120; that is the Interior Design department’s policy. No substitutes are accepted. If you have further questions, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca. *(B)*COURSE DELIVERY: Asynchronous online learning. You don’t have to be online at exactly the same time as your instructor or classmates (except for the final exam). This is not a self-paced course. You will have specific deadlines to meet for the reading assignments and learning activities. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. *(C)*FINAL EXAM: You will be required to take the final exam in an online environment on Friday, November 24, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Online attendance for the final exam beginning at 6:30 p.m. and ending at 9:30 p.m. is mandatory.
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 34197

Duration

Wed Sep 13 - Wed Nov 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 34197
  • $543.67
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Sep 20 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 294
Sep 27 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 2695
Oct 04 - Nov 08 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 294
Nov 15 - Nov 29 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 2695
Instructor

Chad Fryer

Course outline

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Cost

$543.67

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the BCIT Interior Design program. You cannot use any other course or experience to transfer to COMM 1120; that is the Interior Design department’s policy. No substitutes are accepted. If you have any questions, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca. *(B)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: Registration for COMM 1120 is processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Once the enrolment limit has been reached (FULL), you will not be able to join this class –no capacity override. This course is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term.
Status

In Progress and Full

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

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student should be able to:

  • Determine the purpose and target audience for a variety of communication tasks.
  • Select and organize information to meet the needs of a specific audience.
  • Make information understandable to listeners and readers.
  • Write clear, concise and grammatically correct sentences and paragraphs.
  • Use language effectively.
  • Use an appropriate tone in written and oral communications.
  • Write instructions and describe processes.
  • Use graphics appropriately in written and oral communications.
  • Plan, organize, and deliver an informative oral presentation on a work-related topic.

Effective as of Fall 2005

Related Programs

Communication 1 (COMM 1120) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Interior Design Fundamentals
    Certificate Full-time/Part-time

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