Introduction to Statistical Computing

SPH BS 723

This course introduces students to statistical computing with focus on the SAS package. Emphasis is on manipulating data sets and basic statistical procedures such as t-tests, chi-square tests, correlation and regression. Conditions underlying the appropriate use of these statistical procedures are reviewed. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to use SAS to: read raw data files and SAS data sets, subset data, create SAS variables, recode data values, analyze data and summarize the results using the statistical methods enumerated above. This course includes hands-on exercises and projects designed to facilitate understanding of all the topics covered in the course. Students use equipment and software available through the Boston University Medical Center. This course is a prerequisite for BS805, BS820, BS821, BS851, BS852, BS853 and BS858.

FALL 2017 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 TBA M 10:00 am-12:50 pm Prereq: BS704,
PH717, or
consent
MED Campus

FALL 2017 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
B1 TBA T 6:00 pm-8:50 pm Prereq: BS704,
PH717, or
consent
MED Campus

FALL 2017 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
C1 TBA R 2:00 pm-4:50 pm Prereq: BS704,
PH717, or
consent
MED Campus

Note: this course is also offered during Summer Term

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