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

Communication Part-time Studies Course

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

Cost

$591.06 - $615.79 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below are four offerings of COMM 1106 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 64243

Duration

Tue Jul 12 - Thu Aug 18 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 64243
  • $602.49
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 12 - Aug 18 Tue, Thu 17:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 2004
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$602.49

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. *(A)* 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. *(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 have the opportunity to take it next term. Register early to secure your seat.
Status

CRN 29845

Duration

Mon Apr 11 - Mon Jun 27 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 29845
  • $591.06
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jun 27 Mon 18:00 - 22:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 689
Apr 22 Fri 18:00 - 22:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 689
May 27 Fri 18:00 - 22:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 689
Instructor

Elizabeth Fricke

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$591.06

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. COURSE SCHEDULE: Classes are on Mondays plus 2 Fridays (April 22 and May 27). *(A)* 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, April 18, and May 23.
Status

In Progress

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

CRN 29846

Duration

Tue Apr 12 - Tue Jun 28 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 29846
  • $602.49
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jun 28 Tue 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$602.49

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. *(A)* 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. *(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 have the opportunity to take it next term. Register early to secure your seat.
Status

Cancelled

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

CRN 54574

Duration

Thu Apr 14 - Thu Jun 30 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 54574
  • $602.49
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 14 - Jun 30 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 2620
Instructor

Ken Eng

Course outline

View

Cost

$602.49

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. *(A)* 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.

Fall 2022

Below are two offerings of COMM 1106 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 32363

Duration

Mon Sep 12 - Mon Dec 05 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 32363
  • $602.93
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Dec 05 Mon 18:00 - 22:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 462
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$602.93

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. BEFORE YOU REGISTER, you must have English 12 "50%+" (PASS) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent. *(A)*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. *(B)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: Once the enrolment limit has been reached (FULL), you will not be able to join this class –no capacity override. Register early to secure your seat. This course is offered every term, so you will have the opportunity to take it next term. *(C)*STAT HOLIDAY: No class on Monday, October 10.
Status

Sneak Preview

This section is only available for registration starting Wed May 25, 2022 at 9:00 am (PDT)

CRN 33378

Duration

Thu Sep 15 - Thu Dec 01 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 33378
  • $615.79
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 01 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$615.79

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. BEFORE YOU REGISTER, you must have English 12 "50%+" (PASS) or IELTS 6.0+ or equivalent. *(A)*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. *(B)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: Once the enrolment limit has been reached (FULL), you will not be able to join this class –no capacity override. Register early to secure your seat. This course is offered every term, so you will have the opportunity to take it next term.
Status

Sneak Preview

This section is only available for registration starting Wed May 25, 2022 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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:

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  6. Financial Planning
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  7. Marketing Management
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  9. Marketing Management (Professional Sales Option)
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  11. Marketing Management - Sales Skills
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  1. Applied Computer Applications (ACA)
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  2. Applied Computer Information Systems (ACIS)
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Computer Systems
    Certificate Part-time

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