This course covers the basics of SAS, which includes two operations: the Data step and the Proc step. The Data step, involved with data management, covers data retrieval and data transformations. The Proc step, which is usually done after the data is retrieved and transformed, covers procedures like CONTENTS, MEANS, SORT and FREQ. The course provides an overview of these operations by giving examples which the students will run. Prerequisite: PC Familiarity.
The following materials are used in the class: