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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

$492.15 - $530.90 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

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

CRN 71964

Duration

Wed Jan 11 - Wed Mar 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 71964
  • $530.90
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 29 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 403
Instructor

Chad Fryer

Course outline

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Cost

$530.90

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, BEFORE YOU REGISTER, click on the URL link for important course registration and info: www.bcit.ca/files/cas/communication/pdf/comm1120_prerequisite_requirement.pdf . *(A)*PREREQUISITE: You must have English 12 final grade of 67%+ (C+). If you do not have the required English 12 mark, you can take COMM 1106 to help you get into COMM 1120. Transfer credit, PLAR, and exemption requests will not be considered for this course. If you have further 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.

CRN 71965

Duration

Fri Jan 13 - Fri Mar 31 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 71965
  • $492.15
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Mar 31 N/A N/A Online
Mar 31 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Rachael Hunter

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$492.15

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. RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the BCIT Interior Design program, BEFORE YOU REGISTER, click on the URL link for important course registration and info: www.bcit.ca/files/cas/communication/pdf/comm1120_prerequisite_requirement.pdf . *(A)*PREREQUISITE: You must have English 12 final grade of 67%+ (C+). If you do not have the required English 12 mark, you can take COMM 1106 to help you get into COMM 1120. Transfer credit, PLAR, and exemption requests will not be considered for this course. If you have further questions, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca. *(B)*ASYNCHRONOUS ONLINE DELIVERY: This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. You will have readings, discussions, peer review, and assignments to complete on your own each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or on a particular day). 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, March 31, from 6:30PM to 9:30PM. Online attendance for the final exam beginning at 6:30PM and ending at 9:30PM 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 80222

Duration

Fri Jan 13 - Fri Mar 31 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 80222
  • $492.15
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Mar 31 N/A N/A Online
Mar 31 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Elizabeth Fricke

Course outline

View

Cost

$492.15

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. RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the BCIT Interior Design program, BEFORE YOU REGISTER, click on the URL link for important course registration and info: www.bcit.ca/files/cas/communication/pdf/comm1120_prerequisite_requirement.pdf . *(A)*PREREQUISITE: You must have English 12 final grade of 67%+ (C+). If you do not have the required English 12 mark, you can take COMM 1106 to help you get into COMM 1120. Transfer credit, PLAR, and exemption requests will not be considered for this course. If you have further questions, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca. *(B)*ASYNCHRONOUS ONLINE DELIVERY: This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. You will have readings, discussions, peer review, and assignments to complete on your own each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or on a particular day). 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, March 31, from 6:30PM to 9:30PM. Online attendance for the final exam beginning at 6:30PM and ending at 9:30PM is mandatory.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. 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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