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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

$579.81 - $589.81 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2021

Below are 10 offerings of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 76872

Thu Jan 07 - Thu Mar 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 25 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Chad Fryer

Course Outline

Cost

$589.81

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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 83349

Fri Jan 08 - Fri Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 26 Fri 09:00 - 13:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Izabela Lazar

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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 83366

Fri Jan 08 - Fri Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 26 Fri 13:30 - 17:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Izabela Lazar

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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 85384

Sat Jan 09 - Sat Mar 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 27 Sat 09:00 - 13:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Ryan McFarland

Course Outline

Cost

$589.81

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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 85489

Sat Jan 09 - Sat Mar 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 27 Sat 13:30 - 17:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Ken Eng

Course Outline

Cost

$589.81

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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 44194

Mon Jan 11 - Mon Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 29 Mon 18:00 - 22:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below
Feb 19 Fri 18:00 - 22:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Frances Kirson

Course Outline

Cost

$579.81

Notes

  1. COURSE SCHEDULE: Classes are on Mondays plus 1 Friday (Feb. 19). 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. STAT HOLIDAY: No class on Monday, February 15, 2021.
  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 47303

Tue Jan 12 - Tue Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 30 Tue 18:00 - 22:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Ken Eng

Course Outline

Cost

$589.81

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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 76295

Wed Jan 13 - Wed Mar 31 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
      BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$589.81

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 has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 76296

Wed Jan 13 - Wed Mar 31 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Mar 31 Wed 13:30 - 17:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Ken Eng

Course Outline

Cost

$589.81

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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 76356

Wed Jan 13 - Wed Mar 31 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Mar 31 Wed 18:00 - 22:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Frances Kirson

Course Outline

Cost

$589.81

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 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 + Media

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

Books & Supplies

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

Winter 2021

Books for Winter 2021 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 978-0-17692-353-2
Price $75.95
Choose One

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Business Communication Essentials Custom, 6Th Ed W. Mylab Bus Comm Nd Code Rvp
Author Bovee
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2019
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-13655-841-5
Price $119.95
Choose One

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Cei Digital: Mylab Business Comm Nd W Etext For Custom Edition
Author Bovee
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2019
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13645-168-6
Price $78.95
Choose One

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Cei Digital: Student Workbook For The Bare Essentials, 9Th Ed (Ebook)
Author Norton
Publisher Nel
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-17676-018-2
Price $17.95
Choose One

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Cei Digital: The Bare Essentials, 9Th Ed (Ebook)
Author Norton
Publisher Nel
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-17675-670-3
Price $38.95
Choose One

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 978-0-17692-353-2
Price $75.95
Choose One

Image not available
Business Communication Essentials Custom, 6Th Ed W. Mylab Bus Comm Nd Code Rvp
Author Bovee
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2019
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-13655-841-5
Price $119.95
Choose One

Image not available
Cei Digital: Mylab Business Comm Nd W Etext For Custom Edition
Author Bovee
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2019
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13645-168-6
Price $78.95
Choose One

Image not available
Cei Digital: Student Workbook For The Bare Essentials, 9Th Ed (Ebook)
Author Norton
Publisher Nel
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-17676-018-2
Price $17.95
Choose One

Image not available
Cei Digital: The Bare Essentials, 9Th Ed (Ebook)
Author Norton
Publisher Nel
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-17675-670-3
Price $38.95
Choose One

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