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

Communication Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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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)

Students must have one of the following: 1) English 12 "50%" (PASS) or equivalent (refer to BCIT's Admission page); 2) COMM 0015 score of 50 or better.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$565.66 - $579.81 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are four offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 64962

Sat Jul 10 - Sun Aug 15 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 10 - Aug 15 Sat/Sun 09:00 - 13:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Matt Larson

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$579.81

Notes

  1. All scheduled classes will be temporarily online until further notice. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. *(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.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress and Full

CRN 64486

Mon Jul 12 - Mon Aug 23 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 12 - Aug 23 Mon/Wed 09:00 - 13:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Elizabeth Fricke

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$579.81

Notes

  1. All scheduled classes will be temporarily online until further notice. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. *(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.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

CRN 64861

Mon Jul 12 - Mon Aug 23 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 12 - Aug 23 Mon/Wed 13:30 - 17:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Chad Fryer

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$579.81

Notes

  1. All scheduled classes will be temporarily online until further notice. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. *(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.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

CRN 64872

Mon Jul 12 - Mon Aug 23 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 12 - Aug 23 Mon/Wed 18:00 - 22:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Ryan McFarland

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$579.81

Notes

  1. All scheduled classes will be temporarily online until further notice. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. *(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.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

Fall 2021

Below are five offerings of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 43548

Tue Sep 14 - Tue Nov 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Nov 30 Tue 18:00 - 22:00 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$565.66

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. *(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 (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)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE CLASSES: This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as the face-to-face course. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. *(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 have the opportunity to take it next term. Register early to secure your seat.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 44363

Thu Sep 16 - Thu Dec 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 16 - Dec 02 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$565.66

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. *(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 (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)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE CLASSES: This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as the face-to-face course. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. *(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 have the opportunity to take it next term. Register early to secure your seat.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 44547

Sat Sep 18 - Sat Dec 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 18 - Dec 04 Sat 09:00 - 13:00 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$565.66

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. *(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 (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)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE CLASSES: This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as the face-to-face course. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. *(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 have the opportunity to take it next term. Register early to secure your seat.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 44608

Sat Sep 18 - Sat Dec 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 18 - Dec 04 Sat 13:30 - 17:30 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$565.66

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. *(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 (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)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE CLASSES: This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as the face-to-face course. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. *(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 have the opportunity to take it next term. Register early to secure your seat.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 43497

Mon Sep 13 - Mon Dec 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Dec 06 Mon 18:00 - 22:00 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$565.66

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. *(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 (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)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE CLASSES: This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as the face-to-face course. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. No class on Monday, October 11 (Stat Holiday). *(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 have the opportunity to take it next term. Register early to secure your seat.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

Full

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

Related Programs

COMM 1106 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Accounting
    Part-time   Diploma
  2. Advanced Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Business Fundamentals
    Full-time   Associate Certificate
  4. Business Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  5. Finance
    Part-time   Diploma
  6. Financial Planning
    Part-time   Diploma
  7. Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  8. Marketing Management (Marketing Communications Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  9. Marketing Management (Professional Sales Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  10. Marketing Management - Entrepreneurship
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  11. Marketing Management - Sales Skills
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  12. Sustainable Event Management
    Part-time   Certificate

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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

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