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Communication 1 COMM 1120

Communication Part-time Studies Course

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

Fall 2022

Below are two offerings of COMM 1120 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 34196

Duration

Fri Sep 09 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 34196
  • $492.15
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

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. *(A)*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 each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or on a particular day). 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. *(B)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE FINAL EXAM: You will be required to take the final exam in an online environment on Friday, November 25, from 6:30PM to 9:30PM. Online attendance for the final exam beginning at 6:30PM and ending at 9:30PM is mandatory. NOTE: Transfer credit, PLAR, and exemption requests will not be considered for this course. If you have any questions, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca.
Status

Full

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

CRN 34197

Duration

Wed Sep 14 - Wed Nov 30 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 34197
  • $530.90
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Nov 30 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 209
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

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. Transfer credit, PLAR, and exemption requests will not be considered for this course. 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

Full

This course offering is 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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