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COMM 2002 - Business and Technical Correspondence With Language Development Component

Communication Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

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 cecomm@bcit.ca to apply for approval to register.

Prerequisite(s)

Students must have one of the following: 1) a pass grade of 50% or better in BCIT level 1 COMM (ie: COMM 1100 or COMM 1103 or COMM 1106 or COMM 1120; or 2) a score of 70 or better in COMM 0015; or 3) an OFFICIAL transfer credit granted for BCIT level 1 or level 2 COMM course (refer to www.bcit.ca/admission/transfer/).

Credits

3.0

Cost

$462.89

Winter 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 78258

Sat Jan 13 - Sat Apr 07 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Apr 07 Sat 09:30 - 13:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 206

Instructor

Matt Larson

Course Outline

Cost

$462.89

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Prior to enrolling in COMM 2002, check the prerequisite requirement to make sure that you are eligible. Refer to the course description for more details. If you have COMM 1000 level course credit, contact cecomm@bcit.ca (include your BCIT student id number) to obtain registration approval and your request will be processed within 3 business days. *(B)* AVAILABILITY: There is very limited seating space in the classroom. No capacity override, waitlist, or late registration for this class. Unfortunately, if this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum capacity and cannot accept further registrants. Please register in another class. This course is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term. *(D)* STAT HOLIDAY: No class on Saturday, March 31.
  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 78259

Sat Jan 13 - Sat Apr 07 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Apr 07 Sat 09:30 - 13:00 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$462.89

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Prior to enrolling in COMM 2002, check the prerequisite requirement to make sure that you are eligible. Refer to the course description for more details. If you have COMM 1000 level course credit, contact cecomm@bcit.ca (include your BCIT student id number) to obtain registration approval and your request will be processed within 3 business days. *(B)* AVAILABILITY: There is very limited seating space in the classroom. No capacity override, waitlist, or late registration for this class. Unfortunately, if this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum capacity and cannot accept further registrants. Please register in another class. This course is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term. *(D)* STAT HOLIDAY: No class on Saturday, March 31.
  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 has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are four offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 60239

Sat May 05 - Sat Jun 23 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 05 - Jun 23 Sat 09:30 - 15:15 BBY SW01 Rm. 2005

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$462.89

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Prior to enrolling in COMM 2002, check the prerequisite requirement to make sure that you are eligible. Refer to the course description for more details. If you have COMM 1000 level course credit, contact cecomm@bcit.ca to obtain registration approval and your request will be processed within 3 business days. *(B)* REGISTRATION/PAYMENT: To guarantee your seat in this class, you must submit full tuition fee payment at the time of registration. *(C)* AVAILABILITY: There is very limited seating space in the classroom. No capacity override, waitlist, or late registration for this class. Unfortunately, if this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum capacity and cannot accept further registrants. Please register in another class. 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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

CRN 60238

Tue May 08 - Thu Jun 14 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 08 - Jun 14 Tue/Thu 18:00 - 21:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$462.89

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Prior to enrolling in COMM 2002, check the prerequisite requirement to make sure that you are eligible. Refer to the course description for more details. If you have COMM 1000 level course credit, contact cecomm@bcit.ca to obtain registration approval and your request will be processed within 3 business days. *(B)* REGISTRATION/PAYMENT: To guarantee your seat in this class, you must submit full tuition fee payment at the time of registration. *(C)* AVAILABILITY: There is very limited seating space in the classroom. No capacity override, waitlist, or late registration for this class. Unfortunately, if this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum capacity and cannot accept further registrants. Please register in another class. 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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

CRN 60241

Sat Jul 07 - Sat Aug 18 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 07 - Aug 18 Sat 09:30 - 16:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 108

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$462.89

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Prior to enrolling in COMM 2002, check the prerequisite requirement to make sure that you are eligible. Refer to the course description for more details. *(B)* REGISTRATION/PAYMENT: To guarantee your seat in this class, you must submit full tuition fee payment at the time of registration. *(C)* AVAILABILITY: There is very limited seating space in the classroom. If this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum capacity and cannot accept further registrants. No capacity override, waitlist, or late registration for this class. COMM 2002 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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

CRN 60240

Tue Jul 10 - Thu Aug 16 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 10 - Aug 16 Tue/Thu 18:00 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2004

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$462.89

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Prior to enrolling in COMM 2002, check the prerequisite requirement to make sure that you are eligible. Refer to the course description for more details. *(B)* REGISTRATION/PAYMENT: To guarantee your seat in this class, you must submit full tuition fee payment at the time of registration. *(C)* AVAILABILITY: There is very limited seating space in the classroom. If this class is showing full, we have already reached the maximum capacity and cannot accept further registrants. No capacity override, waitlist, or late registration for this class. COMM 2002 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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

Learning Outcomes

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

Related Programs

COMM 2002 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Accounting
    Part-time   Diploma
  2. Finance
    Part-time   Diploma
  3. Financial Planning
    Part-time   Diploma

Books & Supplies

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

Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 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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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

KIT: THE BARE ESSENTIALS 9th Edition +WORKBOOK FOR THE BARE ESSENTIA
Author Sarah Norton Brian Green Nell Waldman
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2017
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-17677-549-0
Price $75.95
Required

Spring/Summer 2018

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.

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