SAS Programming 1: Essentials
There is a new version of this course. Please see SAS Programming 1: Essentials
This course is for users who want to learn how to write SAS programs. It is the entry point to learning SAS programming and is a prerequisite to many other SAS courses. If you do not plan to write SAS programs and you prefer a point-and-click interface, you should attend the SAS Enterprise Guide 1: Querying and Reporting course.
This course can help prepare you for the following certification exam(s): SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9, SAS Certified Clinical Trials Programmer Using SAS 9
Learn how to
Who should attendAnyone starting to write SAS programs
Before attending this course, you should have experience using computer software. Specifically, you should be able to
No prior SAS experience is needed. If you do not feel comfortable with the prerequisites or are new to programming and think that the pace of this course might be too demanding, you can take the SAS Programming Introduction: Basic Concepts course before attending this course. SAS Programming Introduction: Basic Concepts is designed to introduce you to computer programming and presents a portion of the SAS Programming 1: Essentials material at a slower pace.
This course addresses Base SAS software.
This course also addresses SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files and SAS/GRAPH software. This course is appropriate for students who are using SAS 9 software.