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2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 604. Computer-Assisted Data Management and Analysis

Credits 3.00 PeopleSoft Course ID: 011175

This course provides an introduction to Excel, SPSS and SAS. The first two weeks of the course cover the use of Excel to perform calculations, obtain descriptive statistics and create a wide variety of graphs. In the remainder of the course, students are instructed on how to use syntax in SAS and SPSS to a) read in and save out different file types, b) create new variables and manipulate the values of existing variables, c) screen data, clean data and perform basic analyses, and d) restructure, merge and concatenate files. More advanced topics include the use of do loops, macro variables and macros to streamline tasks. Prerequisite(s): Completion of an undergraduate or graduate introductory statistics course and permission of instructor.