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Course Details & Registration Information

SAS Programming 1: Fundamentals
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Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
241138 Face-to-Face Online Instruction 01/25/2021 02/18/2021 T. Tabb $250.00 18/20
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
This program is intended for anyone starting to write SAS programs.
Are you interested in building a strong SAS programming foundation to manipulate your data, perform complex queries and simple analyses, and generate reports? Participants with little to no SAS experience or individuals who want to gain the knowledge needed to become certified as a Base SAS programmer or Advanced SAS programmer will develop SAS programming skills for data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. This is part 1 of a 2-part course.
Course Objectives
  1. Use SAS Studio and SAS Enterprise Guide to write and submit SAS programs
  2. Access SAS, Microsoft Excel, and text data
  3. Explore and validate data
  4. Prepare data by subsetting rows and computing new columns
  5. Analyze and report on data.
  6. Export data and results to Excel, PDF, and other formats.
  7. Use SQL in SAS to query and join tables.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Essentials
  2. Accessing Data
  3. Exploring and Validating Data
  4. Preparing Data
  5. Analyzing and Reporting on Data
  6. Exporting Results
  7. Using SQL in SAS
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Before attending this course, you should have experience using computer software. Specifically, you should understand file structures and system commands on your operating systems and be able to access data files on your operating systems.
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of at least 70% of course material taught.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
This program is intended for anyone starting to write SAS programs.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
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Course Contact Information
Jennifer Simmons-Bage