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COMM 1120 - Communication 1

Communication Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

To support you and your education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. Spring and Summer PTS classes are being delivered in an online format unless you are notified otherwise.

Course Details

This is an applied communication course that examines systematic techniques to communicate effectively and professionally in the workplace; its goal is to introduce students to technical writing skills and presentation skills needed to succeed in career- related courses and at work.

Prerequisite(s)

Students must have one of the following: 1) English 12 "67%+" or equivalent; 2) COMM 0015 score of 70+.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$473.08 - $508.21 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2020

Below are four offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2020 term.

CRN 55861

Wed Apr 08 - Wed Jun 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 08 - Jun 24 Wed 14:30 - 17:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 402

Instructor

Ivana Gotovac

Course Outline

Cost

$506.18

Notes

  1. ***IMPORTANT UPDATE: Classes will be temporarily online until BCIT deems it safe to return to F2F classes. When BCIT deems it safe to return to F2F classes, then these classes will resume their on-campus schedule, as posted.*** RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the Interior Design program. BEFORE YOU REGISTER, you must click on the URL link for important course registration and info: https://www.bcit.ca/files/cas/communication/pdf/comm1120_prerequisite_requirement.pdf . *(A)*PREREQUISITE: You must have English 12 final grade of 67%+ (C+). If you do not have the required English 12 mark, you CANNOT take COMM 1120. You can take COMM 1106 to help you get into COMM 1120. COMM 1120 is a mandatory co-requisite for the INTD courses in term one. Transfer credit, PLAR, and exemption requests will not be considered for this course. If you have further questions, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca. *(C)*REGISTRATION FOR COMM 1120 IS PROCESSED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS. Space in this course is limited. Thus, if this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrolment capacity and cannot accept further registrants. No capacity override or waitlist for this course. COMM 1120 is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term.
  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 55743

Thu Apr 09 - Fri Jun 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 26 Online

Instructor

Frances Kirson

Course Outline

Cost

$495.23

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the Interior Design program. BEFORE YOU REGISTER, you must click on the URL link for important course registration and info: https://www.bcit.ca/files/cas/communication/pdf/comm1120_prerequisite_requirement.pdf . *(A)*PREREQUISITE: You must have English 12 final grade of 67%+ (C+). If you do not have the required English 12 mark, you CANNOT take COMM 1120. You can take COMM 1106 to help you get into COMM 1120. COMM 1120 is a mandatory co-requisite for the INTD courses in term one. Transfer credit, PLAR, and exemption requests will not be considered for this course. If you have further questions, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca. *(C)*REGISTRATION FOR COMM 1120 IS PROCESSED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS. Space in this course is limited. Thus, if this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrolment capacity and cannot accept further registrants. No capacity override or waitlist for this course. COMM 1120 is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term. *(D)*THIS IS NOT A SELF-PACED COURSE: There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. You will have readings, discussions, peer review, and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or on a particular day). *(E)*MANDATORY IN-PERSON FINAL EXAM: If you live within 100 km from BCIT, you must write the final exam at BCIT Burnaby Campus on Friday, June 26, 2020, from 1830 to 2130, without exception. If you live outside 100 km from BCIT, you will arrange to write the final exam at one of BCIT's network of approved Test Centres. You are directly responsible for all invigilation fees and related costs. *(E)*REGISTRATION FOR COMM 1120 IS PROCESSED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS. Space in COMM 1120 is limited. Thus, if this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrolment capacity and cannot accept further registrants. No capacity override or waitlist for this course. COMM 1120 is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term.
  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 in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 55862

Sat Apr 18 - Sat Jul 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 18 - Jul 04 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 3150

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$506.18

Notes

  1. ***IMPORTANT UPDATE: Classes will be temporarily online until BCIT deems it safe to return to F2F classes. When BCIT deems it safe to return to F2F classes, then these classes will resume their on-campus schedule, as posted.*** RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the Interior Design program. BEFORE YOU REGISTER, you must click on the URL link for important course registration and info: https://www.bcit.ca/files/cas/communication/pdf/comm1120_prerequisite_requirement.pdf . *(A)*PREREQUISITE: You must have English 12 final grade of 67%+ (C+). If you do not have the required English 12 mark, you CANNOT take COMM 1120. You can take COMM 1106 to help you get into COMM 1120. COMM 1120 is a mandatory co-requisite for the INTD courses in term one. Transfer credit, PLAR, and exemption requests will not be considered for this course. If you have further questions, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca. *(C)*REGISTRATION FOR COMM 1120 IS PROCESSED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS. Space in this course is limited. Thus, if this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrolment capacity and cannot accept further registrants. No capacity override or waitlist for this course. COMM 1120 is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term.
  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 66099

Sat Apr 18 - Sat Jul 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 18 - Jul 04 Sat 13:00 - 16:00 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$506.18

Notes

  1. ***IMPORTANT UPDATE: Classes will be temporarily online until BCIT deems it safe to return to F2F classes. When BCIT deems it safe to return to F2F classes, then these classes will resume their on-campus schedule, as posted.*** RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the Interior Design program. BEFORE YOU REGISTER, you must click on the URL link for important course registration and info: https://www.bcit.ca/files/cas/communication/pdf/comm1120_prerequisite_requirement.pdf . *(A)*PREREQUISITE: You must have English 12 final grade of 67%+ (C+). If you do not have the required English 12 mark, you CANNOT take COMM 1120. You can take COMM 1106 to help you get into COMM 1120. COMM 1120 is a mandatory co-requisite for the INTD courses in term one. Transfer credit, PLAR, and exemption requests will not be considered for this course. If you have further questions, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca. *(C)*REGISTRATION FOR COMM 1120 IS PROCESSED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS. Space in this course is limited. Thus, if this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrolment capacity and cannot accept further registrants. No capacity override or waitlist for this course. COMM 1120 is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term.
  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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

Fall 2020

Below are six offerings of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 34197

Wed Sep 09 - Wed Dec 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 02 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 BBY Probable Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$508.21

Notes

  1. IMPORTANT UPDATE: Classes will be temporarily online until BCIT deems it safe to return to F2F classes. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in learn.bcit.ca . RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the Interior Design program. BEFORE YOU REGISTER, you must click on the URL link for important course registration and info: https://www.bcit.ca/files/cas/communication/pdf/comm1120_prerequisite_requirement.pdf . *(A)*PREREQUISITE: You must have English 12 final grade of 67%+ (C+). If you do not have the required English 12 mark, you CANNOT take COMM 1120. You can take COMM 1106 to help you get into COMM 1120. COMM 1120 is a mandatory co-requisite for the INTD courses in term one. Transfer credit, PLAR, and exemption requests will not be considered for this course. If you have further questions, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca. *(C)*REGISTRATION FOR COMM 1120 IS PROCESSED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS. Space in this course is limited. Thus, if this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrolment capacity and cannot accept further registrants. No capacity override or waitlist for this course. COMM 1120 is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term. STAT HOLIDAY: No class on Wednesday, November 11, 2020.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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1 seat remaining as of Jun 1, 2020 7:58 pm (PDT). These seats are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 39448

Fri Sep 11 - Fri Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Nov 27 Fri 14:30 - 17:30 BBY Probable Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$508.21

Notes

  1. IMPORTANT UPDATE: Classes will be temporarily online until BCIT deems it safe to return to F2F classes. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in learn.bcit.ca . RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the Interior Design program. BEFORE YOU REGISTER, you must click on the URL link for important course registration and info: https://www.bcit.ca/files/cas/communication/pdf/comm1120_prerequisite_requirement.pdf . *(A)*PREREQUISITE: You must have English 12 final grade of 67%+ (C+). If you do not have the required English 12 mark, you CANNOT take COMM 1120. You can take COMM 1106 to help you get into COMM 1120. COMM 1120 is a mandatory co-requisite for the INTD courses in term one. Transfer credit, PLAR, and exemption requests will not be considered for this course. If you have further questions, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca. *(C)*REGISTRATION FOR COMM 1120 IS PROCESSED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS. Space in this course is limited. Thus, if this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrolment capacity and cannot accept further registrants. No capacity override or waitlist for this course. COMM 1120 is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

}

1 seat remaining as of Jun 1, 2020 7:58 pm (PDT). These seats are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 45439

Sat Sep 12 - Sat Nov 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Nov 28 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 BBY Probable Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$508.21

Notes

  1. IMPORTANT UPDATE: Classes will be temporarily online until BCIT deems it safe to return to F2F classes. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in learn.bcit.ca . RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the Interior Design program. BEFORE YOU REGISTER, you must click on the URL link for important course registration and info: https://www.bcit.ca/files/cas/communication/pdf/comm1120_prerequisite_requirement.pdf . *(A)*PREREQUISITE: You must have English 12 final grade of 67%+ (C+). If you do not have the required English 12 mark, you CANNOT take COMM 1120. You can take COMM 1106 to help you get into COMM 1120. COMM 1120 is a mandatory co-requisite for the INTD courses in term one. Transfer credit, PLAR, and exemption requests will not be considered for this course. If you have further questions, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca. *(C)*REGISTRATION FOR COMM 1120 IS PROCESSED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS. Space in this course is limited. Thus, if this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrolment capacity and cannot accept further registrants. No capacity override or waitlist for this course. COMM 1120 is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

}

6 seats available as of Jun 1, 2020 7:58 pm (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 45480

Sat Sep 12 - Sat Nov 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Nov 28 Sat 13:30 - 16:30 BBY Probable Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$508.21

Notes

  1. IMPORTANT UPDATE: Classes will be temporarily online until BCIT deems it safe to return to F2F classes. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in learn.bcit.ca . RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the Interior Design program. BEFORE YOU REGISTER, you must click on the URL link for important course registration and info: https://www.bcit.ca/files/cas/communication/pdf/comm1120_prerequisite_requirement.pdf . *(A)*PREREQUISITE: You must have English 12 final grade of 67%+ (C+). If you do not have the required English 12 mark, you CANNOT take COMM 1120. You can take COMM 1106 to help you get into COMM 1120. COMM 1120 is a mandatory co-requisite for the INTD courses in term one. Transfer credit, PLAR, and exemption requests will not be considered for this course. If you have further questions, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca. *(C)*REGISTRATION FOR COMM 1120 IS PROCESSED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS. Space in this course is limited. Thus, if this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrolment capacity and cannot accept further registrants. No capacity override or waitlist for this course. COMM 1120 is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

}

9 seats available as of Jun 1, 2020 7:58 pm (PDT). Of these 9, 7 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 34196

Wed Sep 09 - Wed Dec 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 02 Wed 14:30 - 17:30 BBY Probable Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$508.21

Notes

  1. IMPORTANT UPDATE: Classes will be temporarily online until BCIT deems it safe to return to F2F classes. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in learn.bcit.ca . RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the Interior Design program. BEFORE YOU REGISTER, you must click on the URL link for important course registration and info: https://www.bcit.ca/files/cas/communication/pdf/comm1120_prerequisite_requirement.pdf . *(A)*PREREQUISITE: You must have English 12 final grade of 67%+ (C+). If you do not have the required English 12 mark, you CANNOT take COMM 1120. You can take COMM 1106 to help you get into COMM 1120. COMM 1120 is a mandatory co-requisite for the INTD courses in term one. Transfer credit, PLAR, and exemption requests will not be considered for this course. If you have further questions, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca. *(C)*REGISTRATION FOR COMM 1120 IS PROCESSED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS. Space in this course is limited. Thus, if this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrolment capacity and cannot accept further registrants. No capacity override or waitlist for this course. COMM 1120 is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term. STAT HOLIDAY: No class on Wednesday, November 11, 2020.
  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 full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 41368

Fri Sep 11 - Fri Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Nov 27 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$473.08

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the Interior Design program. BEFORE YOU REGISTER, you must click on the URL link for important course registration and info: https://www.bcit.ca/files/cas/communication/pdf/comm1120_prerequisite_requirement.pdf . *(A)*PREREQUISITE: You must have English 12 final grade of 67%+ (C+). If you do not have the required English 12 mark, you CANNOT take COMM 1120. You can take COMM 1106 to help you get into COMM 1120. COMM 1120 is a mandatory co-requisite for the INTD courses in term one. Transfer credit, PLAR, and exemption requests will not be considered for this course. If you have further questions, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca. *(C)*REGISTRATION FOR COMM 1120 IS PROCESSED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS. Space in this course is limited. Thus, if this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrolment capacity and cannot accept further registrants. No capacity override or waitlist for this course. COMM 1120 is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term. *(D)*THIS IS NOT A SELF-PACED COURSE: There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. You will have readings, discussions, peer review, and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or on a particular day). *(E)*MANDATORY IN-PERSON FINAL EXAM: If you live within 100 km from BCIT, you must write the final exam at BCIT Burnaby Campus on Friday, November 27, 2020, from 1830 to 2130, without exception. If you live outside 100 km from BCIT, you will arrange to write the final exam at one of BCIT's network of approved Test Centres. You are directly responsible for all invigilation fees and related costs. *(E)*REGISTRATION FOR COMM 1120 IS PROCESSED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS. Space in COMM 1120 is limited. Thus, if this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrolment capacity and cannot accept further registrants. No capacity override or waitlist for this course. COMM 1120 is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term.
  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, the student should be able to:

  • Determine the purpose and target audience for a variety of communication tasks.
  • Select and organize information to meet the needs of a specific audience.
  • Make information understandable to listeners and readers.
  • Write clear, concise and grammatically correct sentences and paragraphs.
  • Use language effectively.
  • Use an appropriate tone in written and oral communications.
  • Write instructions and describe processes.
  • Use graphics appropriately in written and oral communications.
  • Plan, organize, and deliver an informative oral presentation on a work-related topic.

Effective as of Fall 2005

Related Programs

COMM 1120 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Interior Design
    Part-time   Certificate
  2. Interior Design Fundamentals
    Part-time   Certificate

Books & Supplies

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

Spring/Summer 2020

Books for Spring/Summer 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

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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