This communication course is designed for students needing additional assistance in meeting the language standards of a credit advanced business and technical Communication course. It teaches business writing skills needed to write many types of business correspondence. It covers claim, bad-news and sales letters, job applications, and the writing of procedures and instructions. It covers the same content as COMM 2202, but has additional English language support and communication development. NOTE: Students scoring below "C+" in level 1 COMM are required to take COMM 2002 instead of COMM 2202. To make up for a full-time diploma program level 2 COMM course, students must take both COMM 2002 (or COMM 2202) and COMM 2003 (or COMM 2203). If you have BCIT full-time diploma program level 1 COMM course credit, email firstname.lastname@example.org to apply for approval to register.
BEFORE YOU REGISTER, you must have achieved a passing grade in a 3-credit BCIT COMM 1100-level course (ie: COMM 1106 or COMM 1103). If you proceed with the course registration process without the prerequisite, you will be automatically dropped from this course without notice. BCIT refund schedule applies. COMM 1106/1103 and COMM 2002 cannot be taken simultaneously.
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In Progress and Full
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Follow a systematic process in planning and writing memos and letters.
Select and organize information to meet the needs of readers.
Write sentences that are clear, concise, and correct.
Achieve a positive, persuasive reader-oriented tone in your writing.
Use effective planning strategies and organizational patterns for:
Requests and replies
Claim and adjustment messages
'Bad news' messages
Persuasive messages and sales letters
Definitions, descriptions, instructions and graphics.
Prepare a professional resume and application letter.
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
COMM 2002 is offered as a part of the following programs:
Books for Fall 2019 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT
online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering
you are considering.
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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