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140.632.01 Introduction to the SAS Statistical Package

4th term
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  1:30 - 2:50pm
Lab Times:
  • Wednesday,  1:30 - 2:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Mary Joy Argo
Course Instructor:

140.622 or 140.652 (may be taken concurrently), or former 140.602


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.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Expertly use the SAS statistical package, mastering the skills needed for effective data management, data manipulation, and data analysis
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on homework and take-home final exam

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Students must receive consent of instructor before registering.

For consent, contact:

Special Comments:

The lab will be held in one of the School's computer labs.