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140.605.11 INTRODUCTION TO THE SAS STATISTICAL PACKAGE

Department:
Biostatistics
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Dates:
Mon 07/02/2012 - Fri 07/06/2012
Class Times:
  • M Tu W Th F,  1:30 - 5:00pm

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Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Ayesha Khan
Course Instructor:
Description:

Through this course, the student will become an adept user of the SAS statistical package, mastering the skills needed for effective data management, data manipulation, and data analysis. The student will learn how to document work, and make the work replicable. Graphical techniques for displaying data will be discussed. While this course will use the SAS statistical package exclusively, much of the technical knowledge and some of the computing techniques will be 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