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International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. 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

Domestic fees

$514.81 - $567.34 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are two offerings of COMM 1120 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 55862

Duration

Wed Apr 10 - Wed Jun 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 55862
  • Domestic fees $555.67
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 26 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$555.67

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. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the BCIT Interior Design program. If you have any questions about the program, 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

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 55743

Duration

Fri Apr 12 - Fri Jun 28 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 55743
  • Domestic fees $514.81
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jun 28 N/A N/A Online
Jun 28 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Rachael Hunter

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$514.81

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. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. *(A)*RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the BCIT Interior Design program. If you have further questions about the program, 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)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE FINAL EXAM: You will be required to take the final exam in an online environment on Friday, June 28, 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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Fall 2024

Below are two offerings of COMM 1120 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 34196

Duration

Fri Sep 13 - Fri Nov 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 34196
  • Domestic fees $525.30
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Nov 29 N/A N/A Online
Nov 29 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$525.30

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. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. COURSE DELIVERY: Course hours are 100% online asynchronous with weekly deliverables and a fixed course-end date. You don’t have to be online at exactly the same time as your instructor or classmates (except for the final exam). Your weekly participation is essential to succeed in this course. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. *(A)*ONLINE FINAL EXAM: You will be required to take the final exam in an online environment on Friday, November 29, 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. *(B)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: It is not possible to add more seats to this class. If this class is full, please take it next term. Register early to secure your seat. *(C)*RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the BCIT Interior Design program. Should you have further questions about the program, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca.
Status

CRN 39448

Duration

Sat Sep 14 - Sat Nov 30 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 39448
  • Domestic fees $567.34
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Nov 30 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 401
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$567.34

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. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the BCIT Interior Design program. Should you have any questions about the program, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca. *(A)*LIMITED SEATING CAPACITY IN THE CLASSROOM: It is not possible to add more seats to this class. If this class is full, please take it next term. Register early to secure your seat.
Status

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:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

School of Construction and the Environment

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

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