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Introduction to Business and Technical Communication (With Language Development Component) COMM 1106

Communication Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This communication course is designed for students needing additional assistance in meeting the language standards of a credit introductory business and technical Communication course. It teaches practical business communication techniques for planning, organizing, selecting, writing, and presenting information in business or industry. It covers the same content as COMM 1103, but has additional English language support and communication development. 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 who wish to confirm their English level are strongly advised to take COMM 0015.

Prerequisite(s)

  • English Studies 12 "50%" (PASS) or equivalent (ie: COMM 0015 "50+" or IELTS Academic 6.0, etc.)

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$628.50 - $655.65 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are nine offerings of COMM 1106 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 63823

Duration

Mon Jun 24 - Wed Aug 07 (7 weeks)

  • 7 weeks
  • CRN 63823
  • Domestic fees $628.50
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 24 - Aug 07 Mon, Wed 09:00 - 13:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 635
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$628.50

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. *(A)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: English Studies 12 "50%+" (PASS) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent. *(B)* COMM 1106 IS EQUIVALENT TO COMM 1103, and Full-time Studies level 1 COMM courses (some exceptions apply). If you take COMM 1106 for your program, you do not need to take COMM 1103. Search our equivalency database at www.bcit.ca/admission/transfer/ to confirm equivalencies. If your COMM course is not listed, it will not be eligible for transfer credit. *(C)* 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 have the opportunity to take it next term. Register early to secure your seat. No class on July 1 and August 5 (Stat Holiday).
Status

CRN 64243

Duration

Mon Jun 24 - Wed Aug 07 (7 weeks)

  • 7 weeks
  • CRN 64243
  • Domestic fees $628.50
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 24 - Aug 07 Mon, Wed 13:30 - 17:30 Downtown DTC Rm. 464
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$628.50

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. *(A)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: English Studies 12 "50%+" (PASS) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent. *(B)* COMM 1106 IS EQUIVALENT TO COMM 1103, and Full-time Studies level 1 COMM courses (some exceptions apply). If you take COMM 1106 for your program, you do not need to take COMM 1103. Search our equivalency database at www.bcit.ca/admission/transfer/ to confirm equivalencies. If your COMM course is not listed, it will not be eligible for transfer credit. *(C)* 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 have the opportunity to take it next term. Register early to secure your seat. No class on July 1 and August 5 (Stat Holiday).
Status

CRN 29845

Duration

Tue Apr 02 - Tue Jun 18 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 29845
  • Domestic fees $628.50
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 02 - Apr 09 Tue 18:00 - 22:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 470
Apr 16 - Jun 18 Tue 18:00 - 22:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 635
Instructor

Ken Eng

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$628.50

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. *(A)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: English Studies 12 "50%+" (PASS) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent. *(B)* COMM 1106 IS EQUIVALENT TO COMM 1103, and Full-time Studies level 1 COMM courses (some exceptions apply). If you take COMM 1106 for your program, you do not need to take COMM 1103. Search our equivalency database at www.bcit.ca/admission/transfer/ to confirm equivalencies. If your COMM course is not listed, it will not be eligible for transfer credit. *(C)* 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 have the opportunity to take it next term. Register early to secure your seat. No class on July 1 and August 5 (Stat Holiday).
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 52418

Duration

Wed Apr 03 - Wed Jun 19 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 52418
  • Domestic fees $642.25
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 03 - Jun 19 Wed 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 405
Instructor

Ryan McFarland

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$642.25

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. *(A)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: English Studies 12 "50%+" (PASS) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent. *(B)* COMM 1106 IS EQUIVALENT TO COMM 1103, and Full-time Studies level 1 COMM courses (some exceptions apply). If you take COMM 1106 for your program, you do not need to take COMM 1103. Search our equivalency database at www.bcit.ca/admission/transfer/ to confirm equivalencies. If your COMM course is not listed, it will not be eligible for transfer credit. *(C)* 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 have the opportunity to take it next term. Register early to secure your seat.
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 52419

Duration

Thu Apr 04 - Thu Jun 20 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 52419
  • Domestic fees $642.25
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 20 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 401
Instructor

Ryan McFarland

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$642.25

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. *(A)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: English Studies 12 "50%+" (PASS) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent. *(B)* COMM 1106 IS EQUIVALENT TO COMM 1103, and Full-time Studies level 1 COMM courses (some exceptions apply). If you take COMM 1106 for your program, you do not need to take COMM 1103. Search our equivalency database at www.bcit.ca/admission/transfer/ to confirm equivalencies. If your COMM course is not listed, it will not be eligible for transfer credit. *(C)* 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 have the opportunity to take it next term. Register early to secure your seat.
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 54465

Duration

Thu Apr 04 - Thu Jun 20 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 54465
  • Domestic fees $642.25
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Apr 18 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 320
Apr 25 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 310
May 02 - May 30 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 320
Jun 06 - Jun 20 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 3655
Instructor

Chad Fryer

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$642.25

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. *(A)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: English Studies 12 "50%+" (PASS) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent. *(B)* COMM 1106 IS EQUIVALENT TO COMM 1103, and Full-time Studies level 1 COMM courses (some exceptions apply). If you take COMM 1106 for your program, you do not need to take COMM 1103. Search our equivalency database at www.bcit.ca/admission/transfer/ to confirm equivalencies. If your COMM course is not listed, it will not be eligible for transfer credit. *(C)* 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 have the opportunity to take it next term. Register early to secure your seat. *(D)*STAT HOLIDAY: No class on Monday, August 7.
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 55491

Duration

Mon Jun 24 - Wed Aug 07 (7 weeks)

  • 7 weeks
  • CRN 55491
  • Domestic fees $628.50
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 24 - Aug 07 Mon, Wed 09:00 - 13:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 464
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$628.50

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. *(A)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: English Studies 12 "50%+" (PASS) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent. *(B)* COMM 1106 IS EQUIVALENT TO COMM 1103, and Full-time Studies level 1 COMM courses (some exceptions apply). If you take COMM 1106 for your program, you do not need to take COMM 1103. Search our equivalency database at www.bcit.ca/admission/transfer/ to confirm equivalencies. If your COMM course is not listed, it will not be eligible for transfer credit. *(C)* 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 have the opportunity to take it next term. Register early to secure your seat. No class on July 1 and August 5 (Stat Holiday).
Status

Full

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

CRN 54574

Duration

Tue Jun 25 - Thu Aug 01 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 54574
  • Domestic fees $628.50
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 25 - Aug 01 Tue, Thu 09:00 - 13:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 483
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$628.50

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. *(A)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: English Studies 12 "50%+" (PASS) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent. *(B)* COMM 1106 IS EQUIVALENT TO COMM 1103, and Full-time Studies level 1 COMM courses (some exceptions apply). If you take COMM 1106 for your program, you do not need to take COMM 1103. Search our equivalency database at www.bcit.ca/admission/transfer/ to confirm equivalencies. If your COMM course is not listed, it will not be eligible for transfer credit. *(C)* 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 have the opportunity to take it next term. Register early to secure your seat.
Status

Full

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

CRN 55650

Duration

Tue Jun 25 - Thu Aug 01 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 55650
  • Domestic fees $628.50
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 25 - Aug 01 Tue, Thu 13:30 - 17:30 Downtown DTC Rm. 687
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$628.50

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. *(A)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: English Studies 12 "50%+" (PASS) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent. *(B)* COMM 1106 IS EQUIVALENT TO COMM 1103, and Full-time Studies level 1 COMM courses (some exceptions apply). If you take COMM 1106 for your program, you do not need to take COMM 1103. Search our equivalency database at www.bcit.ca/admission/transfer/ to confirm equivalencies. If your COMM course is not listed, it will not be eligible for transfer credit. *(C)* 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 have the opportunity to take it next term. Register early to secure your seat.
Status

Full

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

Fall 2024

Below are four offerings of COMM 1106 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 32363

Duration

Tue Sep 10 - Tue Nov 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 32363
  • Domestic fees $641.36
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Tue 18:00 - 22:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 464
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$641.36

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. *(A)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: English Studies 12 "50%+" (PASS) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent. *(B)*COMM 1106 IS 100% EQUIVALENT TO COMM 1103, and Full-time Studies COMM 11XX courses (some exceptions apply). If you take COMM 1106 for your program, you do not need to take COMM 1103. Search our equivalency database at www.bcit.ca/admission/transfer/ to confirm equivalencies. If your COMM course is not listed, it will not be eligible for transfer credit. *(C)*LIMITED SEATING CAPACITY IN THE CLASSROOM: Register early to secure your seat.
Status

CRN 33378

Duration

Thu Sep 12 - Thu Nov 28 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 33378
  • Domestic fees $655.65
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Nov 28 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 204
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$655.65

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. *(A)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: English Studies 12 "50%+" (PASS) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent. *(B)*COMM 1106 IS 100% EQUIVALENT TO COMM 1103, and Full-time Studies COMM 11XX courses (some exceptions apply). If you take COMM 1106 for your program, you do not need to take COMM 1103. Search our equivalency database at www.bcit.ca/admission/transfer/ to confirm equivalencies. If your COMM course is not listed, it will not be eligible for transfer credit. *(C)*LIMITED SEATING CAPACITY IN THE CLASSROOM: Register early to secure your seat.
Status

CRN 34691

Duration

Sat Sep 14 - Sat Nov 30 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 34691
  • Domestic fees $641.36
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Nov 30 Sat 13:00 - 17:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 464
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$641.36

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. *(A)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: English Studies 12 "50%+" (PASS) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent. *(B)*COMM 1106 IS 100% EQUIVALENT TO COMM 1103, and Full-time Studies COMM 11XX courses (some exceptions apply). If you take COMM 1106 for your program, you do not need to take COMM 1103. Search our equivalency database at www.bcit.ca/admission/transfer/ to confirm equivalencies. If your COMM course is not listed, it will not be eligible for transfer credit. *(C)*LIMITED SEATING CAPACITY IN THE CLASSROOM: Register early to secure your seat.
Status

CRN 33197

Duration

Wed Sep 11 - Wed Nov 27 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 33197
  • Domestic fees $655.65
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Nov 27 Wed 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 207
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$655.65

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. *(A)*RECOMMENDED FOR SUCCESS: English Studies 12 "50%+" (PASS) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent. *(B)*COMM 1106 IS 100% EQUIVALENT TO COMM 1103, and Full-time Studies COMM 11XX courses (some exceptions apply). If you take COMM 1106 for your program, you do not need to take COMM 1103. Search our equivalency database at www.bcit.ca/admission/transfer/ to confirm equivalencies. If your COMM course is not listed, it will not be eligible for transfer credit. *(C)*LIMITED SEATING CAPACITY IN THE CLASSROOM: Register early to secure your seat.
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 (With Language Development Component) (COMM 1106) is offered as a part of the following programs:

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

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