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Introduction to Business and Technical Communication COMM 1103

Communication Course

International Fees

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

Course details

This communication course teaches practical business communication techniques for planning, organizing, selecting, writing, and presenting information in business or industry. It covers routine memos, letters, request and reply letters, and oral presentations. NOTE: Students do not need to submit transcripts for entrance to this course. BUT, in the case of formal or informal grade appeals or reviews they will be asked to show proof of their English requirements. Students scoring below "C+" in English 12 should take COMM 1106 instead of COMM 1103. Students who wish to confirm their English level are strongly advised to take COMM 0015. This course may be eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at www.bcit.ca/financial-aid/strongerbc-future-skills-grant. Students register themselves into the course, then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment, if eligible.

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 - $541.92 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below are 10 offerings of COMM 1103 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 10722

Duration

Fri Jan 05 - Fri Mar 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 10722
  • Domestic fees $514.81
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 22 N/A N/A Online
Mar 22 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Tanya Haye

Course outline

View

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 three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. *(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 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. *(B)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE FINAL EXAM: You will be required to take the final exam in an online environment on Friday, March 22, from 6:30PM to 9:30PM. Online attendance for the final exam beginning at 6:30PM and ending at 9:30PM is mandatory. *(C)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: If you do not have English 12 (67%+) or IELTS 6.5+ but have English 12 (50%+) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent, you can instead take COMM 1106. COMM 1103 and COMM 1106 are fully equivalent/interchangeable; therefore, BCIT will allow you to switch from COMM 1103 to COMM 1106. Upon successful completion of COMM 1106, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 1103. No further action is required on your part. *(D)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: 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. Or you can take COMM 1106.
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.

CRN 41818

Duration

Fri Jan 05 - Fri Mar 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 41818
  • Domestic fees $514.81
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 22 N/A N/A Online
Mar 22 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Tanya Haye

Course outline

View

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 three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. *(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 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. *(B)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE FINAL EXAM: You will be required to take the final exam in an online environment on Friday, March 22, from 6:30PM to 9:30PM. Online attendance for the final exam beginning at 6:30PM and ending at 9:30PM is mandatory. *(C)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: If you do not have English 12 (67%+) or IELTS 6.5+ but have English 12 (50%+) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent, you can instead take COMM 1106. COMM 1103 and COMM 1106 are fully equivalent/interchangeable; therefore, BCIT will allow you to switch from COMM 1103 to COMM 1106. Upon successful completion of COMM 1106, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 1103. No further action is required on your part. *(D)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: 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. Or you can take COMM 1106.
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.

CRN 44672

Duration

Fri Jan 05 - Fri Mar 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 44672
  • Domestic fees $514.81
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 22 N/A N/A Online
Mar 22 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Tanya Haye

Course outline

View

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 three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. *(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 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. *(B)*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. *(C)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: If you do not have English 12 (67%+) or IELTS 6.5+ but have English 12 (50%+) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent, you can instead take COMM 1106. COMM 1103 and COMM 1106 are fully equivalent/interchangeable; therefore, BCIT will allow you to switch from COMM 1103 to COMM 1106. Upon successful completion of COMM 1106, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 1103. No further action is required on your part. *(D)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: 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. Or you can take COMM 1106.
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.

CRN 49887

Duration

Fri Jan 05 - Fri Mar 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 49887
  • Domestic fees $514.81
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 22 N/A N/A Online
Mar 22 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Izabela Lazar

Course outline

View

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 three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. *(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 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. *(B)*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. *(C)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: If you do not have English 12 (67%+) or IELTS 6.5+ but have English 12 (50%+) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent, you can instead take COMM 1106. COMM 1103 and COMM 1106 are fully equivalent/interchangeable; therefore, BCIT will allow you to switch from COMM 1103 to COMM 1106. Upon successful completion of COMM 1106, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 1103. No further action is required on your part. *(D)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: 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. Or you can take COMM 1106.
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.

CRN 73416

Duration

Fri Jan 05 - Fri Mar 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 73416
  • Domestic fees $514.81
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 22 N/A N/A Online
Mar 22 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Elizabeth Fricke

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 three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. *(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 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. *(B)*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. *(C)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: If you do not have English 12 (67%+) or IELTS 6.5+ but have English 12 (50%+) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent, you can instead take COMM 1106. COMM 1103 and COMM 1106 are fully equivalent/interchangeable; therefore, BCIT will allow you to switch from COMM 1103 to COMM 1106. Upon successful completion of COMM 1106, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 1103. No further action is required on your part. *(D)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: 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. Or you can take COMM 1106.
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.

CRN 84665

Duration

Fri Jan 05 - Fri Mar 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 84665
  • Domestic fees $514.81
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 22 N/A N/A Online
Mar 22 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Ivana Gotovac

Course outline

View

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 three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. *(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 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. *(B)*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. *(C)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: If you do not have English 12 (67%+) or IELTS 6.5+ but have English 12 (50%+) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent, you can instead take COMM 1106. COMM 1103 and COMM 1106 are fully equivalent/interchangeable; therefore, BCIT will allow you to switch from COMM 1103 to COMM 1106. Upon successful completion of COMM 1106, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 1103. No further action is required on your part. *(D)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: 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. Or you can take COMM 1106.
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.

CRN 84689

Duration

Fri Jan 05 - Fri Mar 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 84689
  • Domestic fees $514.81
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 22 N/A N/A Online
Mar 22 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Ryan McFarland

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 three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. *(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 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. *(B)*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. *(C)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: If you do not have English 12 (67%+) or IELTS 6.5+ but have English 12 (50%+) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent, you can instead take COMM 1106. COMM 1103 and COMM 1106 are fully equivalent/interchangeable; therefore, BCIT will allow you to switch from COMM 1103 to COMM 1106. Upon successful completion of COMM 1106, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 1103. No further action is required on your part. *(D)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: 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. Or you can take COMM 1106.
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.

CRN 85820

Duration

Fri Jan 05 - Fri Mar 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 85820
  • Domestic fees $514.81
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 22 N/A N/A Online
Mar 22 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Ivana Gotovac

Course outline

View

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 three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. *(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 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. *(B)*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. *(C)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: If you do not have English 12 (67%+) or IELTS 6.5+ but have English 12 (50%+) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent, you can instead take COMM 1106. COMM 1103 and COMM 1106 are fully equivalent/interchangeable; therefore, BCIT will allow you to switch from COMM 1103 to COMM 1106. Upon successful completion of COMM 1106, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 1103. No further action is required on your part. *(D)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: 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. Or you can take COMM 1106.
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.

CRN 86659

Duration

Fri Jan 05 - Fri Mar 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 86659
  • Domestic fees $514.81
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 22 N/A N/A Online
Mar 22 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 three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. *(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 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. *(B)*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. *(C)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: If you do not have English 12 (67%+) or IELTS 6.5+ but have English 12 (50%+) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent, you can instead take COMM 1106. COMM 1103 and COMM 1106 are fully equivalent/interchangeable; therefore, BCIT will allow you to switch from COMM 1103 to COMM 1106. Upon successful completion of COMM 1106, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 1103. No further action is required on your part. *(D)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: 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. Or you can take COMM 1106.
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.

CRN 10721

Duration

Wed Jan 10 - Wed Mar 27 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 10721
  • Domestic fees $541.92
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 27 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 470
Instructor

Bryan Anderson

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$541.92

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 three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. *(A)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: If you do not have English 12 (67%+) or IELTS 6.5+ but have English 12 (50%+) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent, you can instead take COMM 1106. COMM 1103 and COMM 1106 are fully equivalent/interchangeable; therefore, BCIT will allow you to switch from COMM 1103 to COMM 1106. Upon successful completion of COMM 1106, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 1103. No further action is required on your part. *(B)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: 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. Or you can take COMM 1106.
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.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are nine offerings of COMM 1103 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 29382

Duration

Fri Apr 12 - Fri May 31 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 29382
  • Domestic fees $514.81
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - May 31 N/A N/A Online
May 31 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

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 three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. *(A)*COURSE DELIVERY: This is an 8-week intensive and accelerated asynchronous online course. 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. *(B)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE FINAL EXAM: You will be required to take the final exam in an online environment on Friday, May 31, 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. *(C)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: If you do not have English 12 (67%+) or IELTS 6.5+ but have English 12 (50%+) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent, you can instead take COMM 1106. COMM 1103 and COMM 1106 are fully equivalent/interchangeable; therefore, BCIT will allow you to switch from COMM 1103 to COMM 1106. Upon successful completion of COMM 1106, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 1103. *(D)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: Once the enrolment limit has been reached (FULL), you will not be able to join this class. This course is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term. Or you can take COMM 1106.
Status

Seats Available

1 seat remaining as of Mon March 4, 2024 at 7:53 pm (PST). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 63133

Duration

Fri Apr 12 - Fri May 31 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 63133
  • Domestic fees $514.81
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - May 31 N/A N/A Online
May 31 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

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 three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. *(A)*COURSE DELIVERY: This is an 8-week intensive and accelerated asynchronous online course. 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. *(B)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE FINAL EXAM: You will be required to take the final exam in an online environment on Friday, May 31, 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. *(C)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: If you do not have English 12 (67%+) or IELTS 6.5+ but have English 12 (50%+) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent, you can instead take COMM 1106. COMM 1103 and COMM 1106 are fully equivalent/interchangeable; therefore, BCIT will allow you to switch from COMM 1103 to COMM 1106. Upon successful completion of COMM 1106, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 1103. *(D)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: Once the enrolment limit has been reached (FULL), you will not be able to join this class. This course is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term. Or you can take COMM 1106.
Status

Seats Available

1 seat remaining as of Mon March 4, 2024 at 7:53 pm (PST). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 63613

Duration

Fri Apr 12 - Fri May 31 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 63613
  • Domestic fees $514.81
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - May 31 N/A N/A Online
May 31 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

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 three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. *(A)*COURSE DELIVERY: This is an 8-week intensive and accelerated asynchronous online course. 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. *(B)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE FINAL EXAM: You will be required to take the final exam in an online environment on Friday, May 31, 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. *(C)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: If you do not have English 12 (67%+) or IELTS 6.5+ but have English 12 (50%+) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent, you can instead take COMM 1106. COMM 1103 and COMM 1106 are fully equivalent/interchangeable; therefore, BCIT will allow you to switch from COMM 1103 to COMM 1106. Upon successful completion of COMM 1106, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 1103. *(D)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: Once the enrolment limit has been reached (FULL), you will not be able to join this class. This course is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term. Or you can take COMM 1106.
Status

Seats Available

2 seats remaining as of Mon March 4, 2024 at 7:53 pm (PST). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 64317

Duration

Fri Apr 12 - Fri May 31 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 64317
  • Domestic fees $514.81
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - May 31 N/A N/A Online
May 31 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

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 three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. *(A)*COURSE DELIVERY: This is an 8-week intensive and accelerated asynchronous online course. 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. *(B)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE FINAL EXAM: You will be required to take the final exam in an online environment on Friday, May 31, 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. *(C)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: If you do not have English 12 (67%+) or IELTS 6.5+ but have English 12 (50%+) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent, you can instead take COMM 1106. COMM 1103 and COMM 1106 are fully equivalent/interchangeable; therefore, BCIT will allow you to switch from COMM 1103 to COMM 1106. Upon successful completion of COMM 1106, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 1103. *(D)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: Once the enrolment limit has been reached (FULL), you will not be able to join this class. This course is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term. Or you can take COMM 1106.
Status

CRN 65514

Duration

Fri Apr 12 - Fri May 31 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 65514
  • Domestic fees $541.92
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - May 31 N/A N/A Online
May 31 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$541.92

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 three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. *(A)*COURSE DELIVERY: This is an 8-week intensive and accelerated asynchronous online course. 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. *(B)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE FINAL EXAM: You will be required to take the final exam in an online environment on Friday, May 31, 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. *(C)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: If you do not have English 12 (67%+) or IELTS 6.5+ but have English 12 (50%+) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent, you can instead take COMM 1106. COMM 1103 and COMM 1106 are fully equivalent/interchangeable; therefore, BCIT will allow you to switch from COMM 1103 to COMM 1106. Upon successful completion of COMM 1106, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 1103. *(D)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: Once the enrolment limit has been reached (FULL), you will not be able to join this class. This course is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term. Or you can take COMM 1106.
Status

CRN 20643

Duration

Sat Apr 06 - Sat Jun 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 20643
  • Domestic fees $541.92
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 22 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 Downtown DTC Rm. 688
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$541.92

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. *(A)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: If you do not have English 12 (67%+) or IELTS 6.5+ but have English 12 (50%+) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent, you can instead take COMM 1106. COMM 1103 and COMM 1106 are fully equivalent/interchangeable; therefore, BCIT will allow you to switch from COMM 1103 to COMM 1106. Upon successful completion of COMM 1106, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 1103. *(B)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: 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. Or you can take COMM 1106.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 26251

Duration

Fri Apr 12 - Fri May 31 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 26251
  • Domestic fees $514.81
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - May 31 N/A N/A Online
May 31 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

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 three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. *(A)*COURSE DELIVERY: This is an 8-week intensive and accelerated asynchronous online course. 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. *(B)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE FINAL EXAM: You will be required to take the final exam in an online environment on Friday, May 31, 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. *(C)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: If you do not have English 12 (67%+) or IELTS 6.5+ but have English 12 (50%+) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent, you can instead take COMM 1106. COMM 1103 and COMM 1106 are fully equivalent/interchangeable; therefore, BCIT will allow you to switch from COMM 1103 to COMM 1106. Upon successful completion of COMM 1106, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 1103. *(D)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: Once the enrolment limit has been reached (FULL), you will not be able to join this class. This course is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term. Or you can take COMM 1106.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 29032

Duration

Fri Apr 12 - Fri May 31 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 29032
  • Domestic fees $514.81
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - May 31 N/A N/A Online
May 31 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

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 three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. *(A)*COURSE DELIVERY: This is an 8-week intensive and accelerated asynchronous online course. 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. *(B)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE FINAL EXAM: You will be required to take the final exam in an online environment on Friday, May 31, 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. *(C)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: If you do not have English 12 (67%+) or IELTS 6.5+ but have English 12 (50%+) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent, you can instead take COMM 1106. COMM 1103 and COMM 1106 are fully equivalent/interchangeable; therefore, BCIT will allow you to switch from COMM 1103 to COMM 1106. Upon successful completion of COMM 1106, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 1103. *(D)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: Once the enrolment limit has been reached (FULL), you will not be able to join this class. This course is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term. Or you can take COMM 1106.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 62904

Duration

Fri Apr 12 - Fri May 31 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 62904
  • Domestic fees $514.81
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - May 31 N/A N/A Online
May 31 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

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 three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. *(A)*COURSE DELIVERY: This is an 8-week intensive and accelerated asynchronous online course. 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. *(B)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE FINAL EXAM: You will be required to take the final exam in an online environment on Friday, May 31, 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. *(C)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: If you do not have English 12 (67%+) or IELTS 6.5+ but have English 12 (50%+) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent, you can instead take COMM 1106. COMM 1103 and COMM 1106 are fully equivalent/interchangeable; therefore, BCIT will allow you to switch from COMM 1103 to COMM 1106. Upon successful completion of COMM 1106, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 1103. *(D)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: Once the enrolment limit has been reached (FULL), you will not be able to join this class. This course is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term. Or you can take COMM 1106.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Follow a systematic process in planning and writing business and technical documents.
  • Select and organize information to meet the needs of your readers.
  • Write sentences that are clear, concise, easily readable, and correct.
  • Use a positive, audience-oriented tone in written and oral communication.
  • Make written information more accessible through appropriate use of headings, lists, and white space.
  • Use the most effective strategies and patterns in organizing routine memos, emails, letters and short reports.
  • Prepare and deliver an effective oral presentation on a work-related topic.
  • Critically evaluate information to determine if it is accurate, relevant, and complete, and to use critical thinking to develop strong arguments.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2016

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Introduction to Business and Technical Communication (COMM 1103) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

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  2. Business Administration (General Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  3. Business Administration (Global Studies Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  4. Business Administration (Human Resources Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  5. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  6. Business Administration (Marketing Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  7. Business Management
    Certificate Part-time
  8. Finance
    Diploma Part-time
  9. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  10. Financial Management (Professional Accounting Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  11. Financial Planning
    Diploma Part-time
  12. Fire Executive Management
    BCIT/Industry Partnership Certificate Part-time
  13. Human Resource Management
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  14. Human Resource Management
    Certificate Part-time
  15. Operations Management (Facilities Management Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  16. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  17. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  18. Operations Management (Materials Management Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  19. Sustainable Event Management
    Certificate Part-time
  20. Tourism and Hospitality
    Associate Certificate Part-time

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Computer Applications (ACA)
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Applied Computer Information Systems (ACIS)
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Computer Systems
    Certificate Part-time

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Architectural and Building Technology
    Certificate Part-time
  2. Civil Technology
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Civil Technology
    Certificate Part-time
  4. Construction Estimating
    Certificate Part-time
  5. Public Works Supervision
    Associate Certificate Part-time

School of Energy

  1. Fire Protection Inspection and Testing
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Mechanical Systems
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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