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

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 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 - $642.25 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below are five offerings of COMM 1106 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 44194

Duration

Mon Jan 08 - Mon Mar 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 44194
  • Domestic fees $642.25
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Jan 22 Mon 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 2004
Jan 29 Mon 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 310
Feb 05 - Mar 04 Mon 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 310
Feb 23 Fri 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 2004
Mar 11 - Mar 25 Mon 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 310
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 three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. COURSE SCHEDULE: Classes are on Mondays plus one Friday (Feb. 23). No class on Monday, February 19 (Stat Holiday). *(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 47303

Duration

Tue Jan 09 - Tue Mar 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 47303
  • Domestic fees $628.50
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 26 Tue 18:00 - 22:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 810
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 three times the amount of domestic fees. 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 76296

Duration

Wed Jan 10 - Wed Mar 27 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 76296
  • Domestic fees $642.25
    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 - 22:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 109
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 three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. *(A)*BEFORE YOU REGISTER, you must have English 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 47304

Duration

Thu Jan 11 - Thu Mar 28 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 47304
  • Domestic fees $642.25
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 28 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 2004
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 three times the amount of domestic fees. 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 76295

Duration

Thu Jan 11 - Thu Mar 28 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 76295
  • Domestic fees $642.25
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Jan 25 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 403
Feb 01 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 321
Feb 08 - Mar 07 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 403
Mar 14 - Mar 28 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 321
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 three times the amount of domestic fees. 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.

Spring/Summer 2024

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

CRN 29845

Duration

Tue Apr 02 - Tue Jun 18 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 29845
  • Domestic fees $628.50
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 02 - Jun 18 Tue 18:00 - 22:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 470
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 three times the amount of domestic fees. 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

CRN 52418

Duration

Wed Apr 03 - Wed Jun 19 (12 weeks)

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

TBD

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 three times the amount of domestic fees. 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

CRN 52419

Duration

Thu Apr 04 - Thu Jun 20 (12 weeks)

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

TBD

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 three times the amount of domestic fees. 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

Seats Available

4 seats remaining as of Sat March 2, 2024 at 3:52 pm (PST). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 54574

Duration

Tue Jun 25 - Thu Aug 01 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 54574
  • Domestic fees $628.50
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
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 three times the amount of domestic fees. 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

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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