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COMM 1120 - Communication 1

Communication Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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. NOTE: Students scoring below "70%" in English 12 will be advised to take COMM 1106.

Prerequisite(s)

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

Credits

3.0

Cost

$477.18

Fall 2017

Below are four offerings of this course for the Fall 2017 term.

CRN 34196

Wed Sep 13 - Wed Nov 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Nov 29 Wed 14:30 - 17:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 313

Instructor

Geraldine Eliot

Course Outline

Cost

$477.18

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Click on the URL link for acceptable English 12 equivalent courses and English proficiency tests: www.bcit.ca/files/cas/communication/pdf/comm1120_prerequisite_requirement.pdf . *(A)*REGISTRATION APPROVAL: To apply for approval, email proof of your high school English 12 final grade (or equivalent) and your BCIT student id number to cecomm@bcit.ca (which may be a scanned transcript or a screenshot of your online academic record). *(B)*TRANSFER CREDIT: Search our transfer credit database at www.bcit.ca/admission/transfer/ to confirm equivalencies. If your course is not listed, it will not be eligible for transfer credit.
  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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 34197

Fri Sep 15 - Fri Dec 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 01 Online

Instructor

Frances Kirson

Course Outline

Cost

$477.18

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. IMPORTANT: This is NOT a self-paced course; there will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as the face-to-face course. *(A)*REGISTRATION APPROVAL: To apply for approval, email proof of your high school English 12 final grade (or equivalent) and your BCIT student ID number to cecomm@bcit.ca (which may be a scanned transcript or a screenshot of your online academic record). Allow 3 business days for approval process to complete. Click on the URL link for acceptable English 12 equivalent courses and English proficiency tests: www.bcit.ca/files/cas/communication/pdf/comm1120_prerequisite_requirement.pdf . *(B)*REQUIREMENT: 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). Your weekly participation is essential to succeed in this course. *(C)*FINAL EXAM: All COMM 1120 online courses have mandatory in-person final exam. You must write the final exam at BCIT Burnaby Campus on Friday, December 1, 2017, from 1830 to 2130, without exception. *(D)*TRANSFER CREDIT: Search our transfer credit database at www.bcit.ca/admission/transfer/ to confirm equivalencies. If your course is not listed, it will not be eligible for transfer credit.
  4. 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 39448

Fri Sep 15 - Fri Dec 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 01 Online

Instructor

Elizabeth Fricke

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$477.18

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. IMPORTANT: This is NOT a self-paced course; there will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as the face-to-face course. *(A)*REGISTRATION APPROVAL: To apply for approval, email proof of your high school English 12 final grade (or equivalent) and your BCIT student ID number to cecomm@bcit.ca (which may be a scanned transcript or a screenshot of your online academic record). Allow 3 business days for approval process to complete. Click on the URL link for acceptable English 12 equivalent courses and English proficiency tests: www.bcit.ca/files/cas/communication/pdf/comm1120_prerequisite_requirement.pdf . *(B)*REQUIREMENT: 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). Your weekly participation is essential to succeed in this course. *(C)*FINAL EXAM: All COMM 1120 online courses have mandatory in-person final exam. You must write the final exam at BCIT Burnaby Campus on Friday, December 1, 2017, from 1830 to 2130, without exception. *(D)*TRANSFER CREDIT: Search our transfer credit database at www.bcit.ca/admission/transfer/ to confirm equivalencies. If your course is not listed, it will not be eligible for transfer credit.
  4. 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 41368

Fri Sep 15 - Fri Dec 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 01 Distance

Instructor

Elizabeth Fricke

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$477.18

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. IMPORTANT: This is NOT a self-paced course; there will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as the face-to-face course. *(A)*REGISTRATION APPROVAL: To apply for approval, email proof of your high school English 12 final grade (or equivalent) and your BCIT student ID number to cecomm@bcit.ca (which may be a scanned transcript or a screenshot of your online academic record). Allow 3 business days for approval process to complete. Click on the URL link for acceptable English 12 equivalent courses and English proficiency tests: www.bcit.ca/files/cas/communication/pdf/comm1120_prerequisite_requirement.pdf . *(B)*REQUIREMENT: 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). Your weekly participation is essential to succeed in this course. *(C)*FINAL EXAM: All COMM 1120 online courses have mandatory in-person final exam. You must write the final exam at BCIT Burnaby Campus on Friday, December 1, 2017, from 1830 to 2130, without exception. *(D)*TRANSFER CREDIT: Search our transfer credit database at www.bcit.ca/admission/transfer/ to confirm equivalencies. If your course is not listed, it will not be eligible for transfer credit.
  4. 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, 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

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Fall 2017

Books for Fall 2017 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.

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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.

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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

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