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COMM 2003 - Business and Technical Reports With Language Development Component

Communication Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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. This course teaches the business writing skills needed to produce effective business and technical reports: inspection, trip, incident, and progress reports, proposals, feasibility studies, formal reports, oral reports, summaries and graphics. It covers the same content as COMM 2203, but has additional English language support and communication development. NOTE: Students scoring below "C+" in level 1 COMM must take COMM 2003 instead of COMM 2203. 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

$456.30

Fall 2021

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

CRN 37982

Mon Sep 13 - Mon Dec 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Dec 06 Mon 18:00 - 21:30 Online

Instructor

Elizabeth Fricke

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$456.30

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. *(A)*COMM 2003 AND COMM 2203 ARE FULLY EQUIVALENT/INTERCHANGABLE. Upon successful completion of this course, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 2203. No further action is required on your part. *(B)*BEFORE YOU TAKE COMM 2003, you must have achieved a passing grade in a 3-credit BCIT COMM 1100-level course (ie: COMM 1106 or COMM 1103). COMM 1106/1103 and COMM 2003 cannot be taken simultaneously. *(C)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE CLASSES: This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as the face-to-face course. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. *(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. Register early to secure your seat.
  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 37983

Tue Sep 14 - Tue Nov 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Nov 30 Tue 18:00 - 21:30 Online

Instructor

Ken Eng

Course Outline

Cost

$456.30

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. *(A)*COMM 2003 AND COMM 2203 ARE FULLY EQUIVALENT/INTERCHANGABLE. Upon successful completion of this course, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 2203. No further action is required on your part. *(B)*BEFORE YOU TAKE COMM 2003, you must have achieved a passing grade in a 3-credit BCIT COMM 1100-level course (ie: COMM 1106 or COMM 1103). COMM 1106/1103 and COMM 2003 cannot be taken simultaneously. *(C)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE CLASSES: This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as the face-to-face course. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. *(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. Register early to secure your seat.
  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 47298

Wed Sep 15 - Wed Dec 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 01 Wed 18:00 - 21:30 Online

Instructor

Elizabeth Fricke

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$456.30

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. *(A)*COMM 2003 AND COMM 2203 ARE FULLY EQUIVALENT/INTERCHANGABLE. Upon successful completion of this course, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 2203. No further action is required on your part. *(B)*BEFORE YOU TAKE COMM 2003, you must have achieved a passing grade in a 3-credit BCIT COMM 1100-level course (ie: COMM 1106 or COMM 1103). COMM 1106/1103 and COMM 2003 cannot be taken simultaneously. *(C)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE CLASSES: This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as the face-to-face course. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. *(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. Register early to secure your seat.
  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 47299

Thu Sep 16 - Thu Dec 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 16 - Dec 02 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$456.30

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. *(A)*COMM 2003 AND COMM 2203 ARE FULLY EQUIVALENT/INTERCHANGABLE. Upon successful completion of this course, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 2203. No further action is required on your part. *(B)*BEFORE YOU TAKE COMM 2003, you must have achieved a passing grade in a 3-credit BCIT COMM 1100-level course (ie: COMM 1106 or COMM 1103). COMM 1106/1103 and COMM 2003 cannot be taken simultaneously. *(C)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE CLASSES: This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as the face-to-face course. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. *(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. Register early to secure your seat.
  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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 47309

Sat Sep 18 - Sat Dec 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 18 - Dec 04 Sat 09:00 - 12:30 Online

Instructor

Ken Eng

Course Outline

Cost

$456.30

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. *(A)*COMM 2003 AND COMM 2203 ARE FULLY EQUIVALENT/INTERCHANGABLE. Upon successful completion of this course, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 2203. No further action is required on your part. *(B)*BEFORE YOU TAKE COMM 2003, you must have achieved a passing grade in a 3-credit BCIT COMM 1100-level course (ie: COMM 1106 or COMM 1103). COMM 1106/1103 and COMM 2003 cannot be taken simultaneously. *(C)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE CLASSES: This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as the face-to-face course. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. *(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. Register early to secure your seat.
  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 47311

Sat Sep 18 - Sat Dec 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 18 - Dec 04 Sat 13:30 - 17:00 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$456.30

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. *(A)*COMM 2003 AND COMM 2203 ARE FULLY EQUIVALENT/INTERCHANGABLE. Upon successful completion of this course, you will earn 3 credits which will be automatically applied towards your program to replace COMM 2203. No further action is required on your part. *(B)*BEFORE YOU TAKE COMM 2003, you must have achieved a passing grade in a 3-credit BCIT COMM 1100-level course (ie: COMM 1106 or COMM 1103). COMM 1106/1103 and COMM 2003 cannot be taken simultaneously. *(C)*SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE CLASSES: This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as the face-to-face course. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. *(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. Register early to secure your seat.
  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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Plan and write business and technical reports that meet professional standards of organization, style, and presentation.
  • Use an appropriate and correct writing style.
  • Plan and write reports that effectively present information.
  • Identify and analyze problems.
  • Propose and evaluate solutions.
  • Use the most effective organizational pattern for various types of informational and analytical reports.
  • Make correct and effective use of graphics and illustrations in reports.
  • Write a persuasive proposal.
  • Follow appropriate conventions in preparing and packaging a formal report.
  • Prepare and deliver an informative and persuasive oral report.
  • 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 2003 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

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

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