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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

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

$462.89

Spring/Summer 2018

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

CRN 60244

Fri Jul 06 - Fri Aug 24 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 06 - Aug 24 Fri 13:00 - 18:45 BBY SE06 Rm. 109

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 2003, 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. 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.

CRN 60245

Mon Jul 09 - Wed Aug 15 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 09 - Aug 15 Mon/Wed 18:00 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 114
Aug 10 Fri 18:00 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 114

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$462.89

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. COURSE SCHEDULE: Classes are on Mondays and Wednesdays plus one Friday (August 10). *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Prior to enrolling in COMM 2003, 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. 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.

CRN 60242

Fri May 04 - Fri Jun 22 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 04 - Jun 22 Fri 13:00 - 18:45 BBY NE01 Rm. 209

Instructor

Izabela Lazar

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 2003, 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 2003 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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 60243

Mon May 07 - Mon Jun 18 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 07 - Jun 18 Mon/Wed 18:00 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2024

Instructor

Matt Larson

Course Outline

Cost

$462.89

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Prior to enrolling in COMM 2003, 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 2003 is offered every term, so you will also have the opportunity to take it next term. *(D)* STAT HOLIDAY: No class on Monday, May 21.
  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. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

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

  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.

Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 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
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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
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