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  Mar 26, 2023
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CTS 2456C - Introduction to SAS Programming

This course will provide students with the knowledge and skills required to access, manage, manipulate and analyze data using the SAS language. Students will learn basic programming constructs, such as assignment statements, and if/then/else statements, and looping. SAS programming topics include: importing messy raw data, reading and combining SAS data assets efficiently using the SAS DATA step, using the RETAIN and OUTPUT statements, working with date and time values, manipulating character values, generating data with DO loops, and enhancing output of reports with ODS (Output Delivery System). This course also provides a survey of major statistical analysis procedures, creating reports, and using the SQL procedure to query and combine data tables. Students will be prepared for taking the SAS Version 9 Base Programming Certification Exam.

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 4 lecture/laboratory hours
Conditions: None
Degrees Offered: A.A., A.S., T.C.

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