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140.605.11 INTRODUCTION TO THE SAS STATISTICAL PACKAGE

Department:
Biostatistics
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Dates:
Mon 06/24/2013 - Fri 06/28/2013
Class Times:
  • M Tu W Th F,  1:30 - 5:00pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Ayesha Khan
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Through this course, students become adept users of the SAS statistical package, mastering the skills needed for effective data management, data manipulation, and data analysis. Students learn how to document work, and make the work replicable. Discusses graphical techniques for displaying data. While this course uses the SAS statistical package exclusively, much of the technical knowledge and some of the computing techniques are applicable to any statistical package. No prerequisites.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Adeptly use the SAS statistical package
  2. Demonstrate effective data management, data manipulation, and data analysis
Methods of Assessment:

Graded exercises

Enrollment Restriction:

0

Instructor Consent:

No consent required