This second half-semester course will provide students with sufficient knowledge of how to obtain, manage, clean and prepare data in SAS for Windows. Emphasis will be placed on the basics of SAS programming and data manipulation. Upon completion, students should be able to use data in SAS and be familiar with the procedure steps required to import and export data, create SAS data sets, produce descriptive statistics, and clean and transform data in preparation for statistical analyses. In-class exercises and weekly homework assignments will allow students to acquire hands-on experience solving common SAS programming tasks. Important to Note: This course is designed for students with no SAS programming experience. Students with a basic knowledge of SAS should not take this course. If you are a NEPI student, it is strongly encouraged that you register for this course and acquire SAS Programming skills as you work toward completing your degree. Enrollment limited to 12 students. Class meets in the Fall Semester during the last seven weeks of the semester and meets in the Spring Semester during the first seven weeks of the semester. The first day of class for the Fall 2016 semester is Tuesday, October 25. Graduate standing or instructor consent.