May 31, 2023  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIT 103 - Computer Programs for Biotechnology Industry


This course will provide students with an introductory overview of Microsoft Office applications, as well as programs commonly used in the biotech industry.  The course will begin with an exploration of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) to ensure a good base from which students can build their computer skills. Using this foundation, students will then be given a comprehensive background into how and why specific biotech software programs are used, including hands-on exploration of relevant examples.

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

-Use standard office applications for word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations as required by entry level professionals in the biotech industry.
-Deliver effective presentations using content and techniques appropriate to the biotech industry.
-Demonstrate a basic familiarity and functionality with a variety software programs specific to the biotech industry, including  applications used to track and document: work orders, deviations, sample logging, status updates, corrective actions preventative actions (CAPA’s), pressure alarms, equipment tracking and environmental monitoring.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of or concurrent enrollment in TMA 100
Note(s): Open to Biotech students only or by permission of instructor.

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