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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

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

$558.73 - $565.87 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2018

Below are eight offerings of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 36102

Sat Sep 08 - Sat Nov 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 24 Sat 09:30 - 13:30 DTC Rm. 685

Instructor

Holly Munn

Course Outline

Cost

$558.73

Notes

  1. *(A)*EQUIVALENCY: COMM 1106 is equivalent to COMM 1103 and Full-time Studies level 1 COMM courses (some exceptions apply). 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)*PREREQUISITE: Prior to enrolling in COMM 1106, check the prerequisite requirement to make sure that you are eligible. Refer to the course description for more details. *(C)*AVAILABILITY: There is very limited seating space in the classroom. No capacity override, waitlist, or late registration for this class. If this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrollment capacity and cannot accept further registrants. Please register in another class. This course is offered every term, so you will also 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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 36109

Sat Sep 08 - Sat Nov 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 24 Sat 09:15 - 13:15 BBY SW01 Rm. 2004

Instructor

Izabela Lazar

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$565.87

Notes

  1. *(A)*EQUIVALENCY: COMM 1106 is equivalent to COMM 1103 and Full-time Studies level 1 COMM courses (some exceptions apply). 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)*PREREQUISITE: Prior to enrolling in COMM 1106, check the prerequisite requirement to make sure that you are eligible. Refer to the course description for more details. *(C)*AVAILABILITY: There is very limited seating space in the classroom. No capacity override, waitlist, or late registration for this class. If this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrollment capacity and cannot accept further registrants. Please register in another class. This course is offered every term, so you will also 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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 32363

Mon Sep 10 - Mon Nov 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Mon 18:00 - 22:00 DTC Rm. 460
Oct 12 Fri 18:00 - 22:00 DTC Rm. 460
Nov 16 Fri 18:00 - 22:00 DTC Rm. 460

Instructor

Deirdre Maultsaid

Course Outline

Cost

$558.73

Notes

  1. COURSE SCHEDULE: Classes are on Mondays plus 2 Fridays (October 12 and November 16) *(A)*EQUIVALENCY: COMM 1106 is equivalent to COMM 1103 and Full-time Studies level 1 COMM courses (some exceptions apply). 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)*PREREQUISITE: Prior to enrolling in COMM 1106, check the prerequisite requirement to make sure that you are eligible. Refer to the course description for more details. *(C)*AVAILABILITY: There is very limited seating space in the classroom. No capacity override, waitlist, or late registration for this class. If this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrollment capacity and cannot accept further registrants. Please register in another class. This course is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term. Register early to secure your seat. *(D)*STAT HOLIDAY: No class on Monday, October 8 and November 12.
  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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 33197

Tue Sep 11 - Tue Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Nov 27 Tue 18:00 - 22:00 BBY SW01 Rm. 2016

Instructor

Kenneth Eng

Course Outline

Cost

$565.87

Notes

  1. *(A)*EQUIVALENCY: COMM 1106 is equivalent to COMM 1103 and Full-time Studies level 1 COMM courses (some exceptions apply). 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)*PREREQUISITE: Prior to enrolling in COMM 1106, check the prerequisite requirement to make sure that you are eligible. Refer to the course description for more details. *(C)*AVAILABILITY: There is very limited seating space in the classroom. No capacity override, waitlist, or late registration for this class. If this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrollment capacity and cannot accept further registrants. Please register in another class. This course is offered every term, so you will also 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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 34250

Wed Sep 12 - Wed Nov 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Nov 28 Wed 17:00 - 21:00 BBY SW03 Rm. 2745

Instructor

Kenneth Eng

Course Outline

Cost

$565.87

Notes

  1. *(A)*EQUIVALENCY: COMM 1106 is equivalent to COMM 1103 and Full-time Studies level 1 COMM courses (some exceptions apply). 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)*PREREQUISITE: Prior to enrolling in COMM 1106, check the prerequisite requirement to make sure that you are eligible. Refer to the course description for more details. *(C)*AVAILABILITY: There is very limited seating space in the classroom. No capacity override, waitlist, or late registration for this class. If this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrollment capacity and cannot accept further registrants. Please register in another class. This course is offered every term, so you will also 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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 36080

Thu Sep 13 - Thu Nov 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Nov 29 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 109

Instructor

Kenneth Eng

Course Outline

Cost

$565.87

Notes

  1. *(A)*EQUIVALENCY: COMM 1106 is equivalent to COMM 1103 and Full-time Studies level 1 COMM courses (some exceptions apply). 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)*PREREQUISITE: Prior to enrolling in COMM 1106, check the prerequisite requirement to make sure that you are eligible. Refer to the course description for more details. *(C)*AVAILABILITY: There is very limited seating space in the classroom. No capacity override, waitlist, or late registration for this class. If this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrollment capacity and cannot accept further registrants. Please register in another class. This course is offered every term, so you will also 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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 43629

Fri Sep 14 - Fri Nov 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Nov 30 Fri 13:30 - 17:30 DTC Rm. 689

Instructor

Elizabeth Fricke

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$558.73

Notes

  1. *(A)*EQUIVALENCY: COMM 1106 is equivalent to COMM 1103 and Full-time Studies level 1 COMM courses (some exceptions apply). 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)*PREREQUISITE: Prior to enrolling in COMM 1106, check the prerequisite requirement to make sure that you are eligible. Refer to the course description for more details. *(C)*AVAILABILITY: There is very limited seating space in the classroom. No capacity override, waitlist, or late registration for this class. If this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrollment capacity and cannot accept further registrants. Please register in another class. This course is offered every term, so you will also 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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 44363

Fri Sep 14 - Fri Nov 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Nov 30 Fri 13:30 - 17:30 DTC Rm. 685

Instructor

Izabela Lazar

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$558.73

Notes

  1. *(A)*EQUIVALENCY: COMM 1106 is equivalent to COMM 1103 and Full-time Studies level 1 COMM courses (some exceptions apply). 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)*PREREQUISITE: Prior to enrolling in COMM 1106, check the prerequisite requirement to make sure that you are eligible. Refer to the course description for more details. *(C)*AVAILABILITY: There is very limited seating space in the classroom. No capacity override, waitlist, or late registration for this class. If this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrollment capacity and cannot accept further registrants. Please register in another class. This course is offered every term, so you will also 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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and 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

  1. Accounting
    Part-time   Diploma
  2. Advanced Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Business Fundamentals
    Full-time   Associate Certificate
  4. Business Management Studies (BMS)
    Full-time   Associate Certificate
  5. Finance
    Part-time   Diploma
  6. Financial Planning
    Part-time   Diploma

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

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Fall 2018

Books for Fall 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

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Bare Essentials, 9Th Ed Text/Wkbk Pkg
Author Norton
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2017
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-17677-549-0
Price $75.95
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Business Communication Essentials, 5Th Ed W. Mybuscommlab,+ Custom Etext Rvp
Author Bovee
Copyright 2015
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-1-32341-271-8
Price $123.50
Required

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Image not available
Bare Essentials, 9Th Ed Text/Wkbk Pkg
Author Norton
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2017
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-17677-549-0
Price $75.95
Required

Image not available
Business Communication Essentials, 5Th Ed W. Mybuscommlab,+ Custom Etext Rvp
Author Bovee
Copyright 2015
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-1-32341-271-8
Price $123.50
Required

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