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ENGL 1177 - Academic Writing

English 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 course introduces students to the principles of university-level writing and critical reading. Academic writing focuses on the study and application of the principles of university-level discourse, with particular emphasis on exposition and persuasion. Students will read and analyze essays, and write their own compositions. In several language workshops, students will also learn fundamental strategies for developing an effective prose style.

Prerequisite(s)

C+ in Grade 12 English.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$507.76 - $542.89 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are nine offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 57048

Mon May 03 - Fri Aug 13 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 03 - Aug 13 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Hannah Watts

Course Outline

Cost

$507.76

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to lscott@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
  4. 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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 62105

Mon May 03 - Fri Aug 13 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 03 - Aug 13 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Lisa Allen

Course Outline

Cost

$507.76

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to lscott@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
  4. 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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 64337

Mon May 03 - Fri Aug 13 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 03 - Aug 13 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Lisa Allen

Course Outline

Cost

$507.76

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to lscott@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
  4. 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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 64365

Mon May 03 - Fri Aug 13 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 03 - Aug 13 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Ashton Howley

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$507.76

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to lscott@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
  4. 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 66919

Mon May 03 - Fri Aug 13 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 03 - Aug 13 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Jaime Denike

Course Outline

Cost

$507.76

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to lscott@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
  4. 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 67593

Mon May 03 - Fri Aug 13 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 03 - Aug 13 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Robin Dahling

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$507.76

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to lscott@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* This is NOT a SELF-PACED course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(E)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
  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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 64330

Tue May 04 - Tue Aug 10 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 04 - Aug 10 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Stephen Ogden

Course Outline

Cost

$542.89

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. IMPORTANT UPDATE: Scheduled classes will be online until BCIT deems it safe to return to on-campus classes. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in the Learning Hub. Students should expect to be available for virtual class meetings during the specified day and times listed for this course. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to lscott@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
  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 62474

Wed May 05 - Wed Aug 11 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 05 - Aug 11 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Robin Dahling

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$542.89

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. IMPORTANT UPDATE: Scheduled classes will be online until BCIT deems it safe to return to on-campus classes. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in the Learning Hub. Students should expect to be available for virtual class meetings during the specified day and times listed for this course. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to lscott@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
  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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 66833

Sat May 08 - Sat Aug 14 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 08 - Aug 14 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Jaime Denike

Course Outline

Cost

$532.89

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. No Class Saturday, May 22 (Victoria Day) and Saturday, July 31 (BC Day). IMPORTANT UPDATE: Scheduled classes will be online until BCIT deems it safe to return to on-campus classes. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in the Learning Hub. Students should expect to be available for virtual class meetings during the specified day and times listed for this course. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Current BCIT students may also be eligible based on past post-secondary courses. Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.5 in Writing and 7.0 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to lscott@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
  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

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and compose a variety of sentence types to achieve a given aim
  • Analyze and compose paragraphs of different structures
  • Identify and compose thesis statements suited to a given purpose
  • Analyze the stylistic qualities of essays having a variety of rhetorical purposes
  • Critically read and compose expository essays
  • Critically read and compose persuasive essays
  • Compose essays that present a critical analysis of an essay or article or part of one
  • Write effective summaries of an essay or article or part of one

Effective as of Fall 2004

Related Programs

ENGL 1177 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Accounting
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Accounting
  2. Bachelor of Business Administration
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Business Administration

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