- Fall On Campus
- Spring On Campus
The course concentrates on fundamental components of SAS Software: data processing, managing SAS libraries, graphical and statistical procedures, creating, formatting and exporting reports. In addition, several advanced topics will be introduced: SAS SQL procedures and SAS Macro Language. The supporting applications illustrate financial data analysis with special emphasis on large data sets.
After taking this course, the students will be able to:
1. Work with datasets and databases directly from SAS.
2. Create SAS databases.
3. Perform analytics on databases.
4. Visualize data.
5. Use SAS Macros.
6. Debug SAS programs.
- Delwiche, Laura D. and Slaughter, Susan J., The Little SAS Book: A Primer, 5th Edition, SAS Institute, 2012. (ISBN: 978-1-61290-343-9)
Assignments – 40%
Project – 40%
|Week 1||Introduction of SAS Software||
|Week 2||Getting Data into SAS||Chapter 2|
|Week 3||Getting Data into SAS||Chapter 2||
|Week 4||Working with Data||
Sorting, Printing, and Summarizing Your Data
Quiz 1Assignment 2
Financial Data(Thomson Reuters Tick History SAS API)
|Week 7||Monday Schedule- No Class|
Enhancing Your Output with ODS,Creating and Managing Tables
|Week 9||Modifying and Combining SAS Data Sets, Exporting Your Data||
Chapter 6Chapter 10
|Week 10||Writing Flexible Code with the SAS Macro Facility||Chapter 7|
|Week 11||Using Basic Graphical and Statistical Procedures||
Chapter 8Chapter 9
Quiz 2Project Description
SQL in SASDebugging Your SAS Programs
Lecture NotesChapter 11
|Week 13||SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS Enterprise Miner||Lecture Notes|
|Week 14||Final Project Presentation|