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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. All 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.

Winter 2021

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

CRN 71964

Wed Jan 06 - Wed Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 24 Wed 14:30 - 17:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Ivana Gotovac

Course Outline

Cost

$508.21

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. RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the Interior Design program, BEFORE YOU REGISTER, 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 can take COMM 1106 to help you get into COMM 1120. Transfer credit, PLAR, and exemption requests will not be considered for this course. If you have further questions, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca. *(B)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: Registration for COMM 1120 is processed on a first-come, first-served basis.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 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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 71965

Wed Jan 06 - Wed Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 24 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Ivana Gotovac

Course Outline

Cost

$508.21

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. RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the Interior Design program, BEFORE YOU REGISTER, 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 can take COMM 1106 to help you get into COMM 1120. Transfer credit, PLAR, and exemption requests will not be considered for this course. If you have further questions, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca. *(B)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: Registration for COMM 1120 is processed on a first-come, first-served basis.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 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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 80222

Fri Jan 08 - Fri Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 26 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Frances Kirson

Course Outline

Cost

$473.08

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the Interior Design program. BEFORE YOU REGISTER, 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 can take COMM 1106 to help you get into COMM 1120. Transfer credit, PLAR, and exemption requests will not be considered for this course. If you have further questions, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca. *(B)*COURSE DELIVERY: 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). *(C)*FINAL EXAM: You will be required to take the final exam in an online environment on Friday, March 26, from 6:30PM to 9:30PM. Online attendance for the final exam beginning at 6:30PM and ending at 9:30PM is mandatory. *(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 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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 83342

Fri Jan 08 - Fri Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 26 Fri 14:30 - 17:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Ivana Gotovac

Course Outline

Cost

$508.21

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. RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the Interior Design program, BEFORE YOU REGISTER, 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 can take COMM 1106 to help you get into COMM 1120. Transfer credit, PLAR, and exemption requests will not be considered for this course. If you have further questions, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca. *(B)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: Registration for COMM 1120 is processed on a first-come, first-served basis.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 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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 86223

Sat Jan 09 - Sat Mar 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 27 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Rachael Hunter

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$508.21

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. RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the Interior Design program, BEFORE YOU REGISTER, 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 can take COMM 1106 to help you get into COMM 1120. Transfer credit, PLAR, and exemption requests will not be considered for this course. If you have further questions, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca. *(B)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: Registration for COMM 1120 is processed on a first-come, first-served basis.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 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. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 86557

Sat Jan 09 - Sat Mar 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 27 Sat 13:30 - 16:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Rachael Hunter

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$508.21

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. RESERVED: COMM 1120 is reserved for students in the Interior Design program, BEFORE YOU REGISTER, 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 can take COMM 1106 to help you get into COMM 1120. Transfer credit, PLAR, and exemption requests will not be considered for this course. If you have further questions, contact BCIT_Interior_Design@bcit.ca. *(B)*CLASS SIZE LIMIT: Registration for COMM 1120 is processed on a first-come, first-served basis.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 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 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

  1. 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.

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 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

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
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

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