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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.

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

$495.23 - $497.08 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2019

Below are seven offerings of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 41368

Fri Sep 13 - Fri Nov 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Nov 29 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$495.23

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. BEFORE YOU REGISTER, you must click on the URL link for important course registration info: https://www.bcit.ca/files/cas/communication/pdf/comm1120_prerequisite_requirement.pdf . COURSE REGISTRATION IS RESTRICTED to students registered in the Interior Design program. 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. *(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. *(C)*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). Your weekly participation is essential to succeed in this course. *(D)*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 29, 2019, 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.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

One seat remaining as of Jul 16, 2019 12:03 pm PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 46255

Fri Sep 13 - Fri Nov 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Nov 29 Fri 14:30 - 17:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$497.08

Notes

  1. 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)*COURSE REGISTRATION IS RESTRICTED to students registered in the Interior Design program. 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. *(B)*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. *(C)*THERE IS VERY LIMITED SEATING SPACE IN THE CLASSROOM. If this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrollment 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.

One seat remaining as of Jul 16, 2019 12:03 pm PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 34196

Wed Sep 11 - Wed Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Nov 27 Wed 14:30 - 17:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 313

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$497.08

Notes

  1. 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)*COURSE REGISTRATION IS RESTRICTED to students registered in the Interior Design program. 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. *(B)*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. *(C)*THERE IS VERY LIMITED SEATING SPACE IN THE CLASSROOM. If this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrollment 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 full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 34197

Wed Sep 11 - Wed Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Nov 27 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 BBY SE12 Rm. 313

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$497.08

Notes

  1. 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)*COURSE REGISTRATION IS RESTRICTED to students registered in the Interior Design program. 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. *(B)*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. *(C)*THERE IS VERY LIMITED SEATING SPACE IN THE CLASSROOM. If this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrollment 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 full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 39448

Fri Sep 13 - Fri Nov 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Nov 29 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$495.23

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. BEFORE YOU REGISTER, you must click on the URL link for important course registration info: https://www.bcit.ca/files/cas/communication/pdf/comm1120_prerequisite_requirement.pdf . COURSE REGISTRATION IS RESTRICTED to students registered in the Interior Design program. 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. *(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. *(C)*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). Your weekly participation is essential to succeed in this course. *(D)*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 29, 2019, 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.
  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

CRN 45439

Sat Sep 14 - Sat Nov 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Nov 30 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2024

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$497.08

Notes

  1. 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)*COURSE REGISTRATION IS RESTRICTED to students registered in the Interior Design program. 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. *(B)*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. *(C)*THERE IS VERY LIMITED SEATING SPACE IN THE CLASSROOM. If this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrollment 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 full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 45480

Sat Sep 14 - Sat Nov 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Nov 30 Sat 13:00 - 16:00 BBY SW01 Rm. 2024

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$497.08

Notes

  1. 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)*COURSE REGISTRATION IS RESTRICTED to students registered in the Interior Design program. 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. *(B)*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. *(C)*THERE IS VERY LIMITED SEATING SPACE IN THE CLASSROOM. If this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum enrollment 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 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

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