INTRODUCTION TO THE SAS STATISTICAL PACKAGE Syllabus

140.632.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 4th Term | 3 Credit(s)
T 1:30:00 PM
  • Contact Information
    Faculty
    Aidan McDermott
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Expertly use the SAS statistical package, mastering the skills needed for effective data management, data manipulation, and data analysis
  • Course Description
    Familiarizes students with the use of the SAS statistical package and skills needed for effective data management, data manipulation, and data analysis. Students learn how to document and replicate their work. Graphical techniques for displaying data are discussed. Although this course uses the SAS statistical package exclusively, most technical knowledge and computing techniques covered in the course are applicable to any statistical package.
  • Intended Audience
    Students seeking an understanding of SAS
  • Methods of Assessment
    Student evaluation based on homework and take-home final exam
  • Prerequisites
    140.622 or 140.652 (may be taken concurrently), or former 140.602
  • Course Schedule

    Please see the course Session for a full list of dates and items for this course.

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