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 email@example.com 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 2003 cannot be taken simultaneously.
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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
COMM 2003 is offered as a part of the following programs:
Books for Winter 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.
Bare Essentials, 9Th Ed Text/Wkbk Pkg
Business Communication Essentials, 5Th Ed W. Mybuscommlab,+ Custom Etext Rvp
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