Course Data

Zip File (Updated 6/22/2015)


Homework 1--FREQ and MEANS

   Due: 6/29, 6:00 p.m.


Useful SAS Sites

Document Structure Information

STT 305 Course Info


Statistics (STT) 305--Summer 2015
Instructor: Jim Blum Office: BR 201B
Office Hours: See Here Phone: 962-3290
Course Meeting Times: M-Th 10:15-12:20, BR 164 E-Mail:
Recommended Texts: SAS Certification Prep Guide: Base Programming (ISBN: 1-59047-335-3)
The Little SAS Book
Grading: Homework/Quizzes 50%
Mid-Term Exam 25%
Final Exam 25%
Course Topics: SAS/Windows environment
SAS data sets
Summarizing data
Report creation
Statistical Tests
Important Dates
June 23 Last day to drop (with no grade) or add a class
July 6 Independence Day (holiday)
July 9 Last day to withdraw with a W--Undergraduates
July 15 Last day to withdraw with a W--Graduate Students
July 21 Last day of class
July 23 Final exam for STT 305
Internet Use: Though this course meets in a computer lab, it is not a course in net surfing or e-mail checking. Unauthorized internet use during class time may lead to significant penalties
Academic Honor Code: This course will adhere to the academic honor code of The University of North Carolina at Wilmington. No form of dishonesty, such as cheating, stealing, plagiarism, etc., will be tolerated. For further details see the 2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog and the Code of Student Life.
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Power Point and Sample Code

Introductory Concepts

Introduction to the SAS System
Demonstration Code 1, 2 & 3
SAS Basics
Sample Code
Using and Creating Formats in SAS.
Sample Code and Code for Recalling Permanently Stored Formats
SAS Procedures for Summarizing Data.
Sample Code for PROC FREQ
Sample Code for PROC MEANS
Sample Code for ODS for Output Selection

Data Step Programming

Introduction to the Data Step
Sample Code
Conditional Logic the Data Step
Sample Code
Combining Data sets with the Data Step
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