STAT 311 - Statistics for Behavioral Sciences I

  • 3 credits

Statistical literacy, quantitative reasoning, statistical methods in SPSS including ANOVA, regression, logistic regression, and categorical data.

You may contact the instructor Ben Prytherch at or by phone at (970) 491-3899 for information about this course.

This course has print-based exams that require a proctor. A Distance Proctor Form will be required. Electronic proctoring is not available for this.


MATH 117 (College Algebra in Context I (GT-MA1)) or MATH 118 (College Algebra in Context II (GT-MA1)) or MATH 124 (Logarithmic and Exponential Functions (GT-MA1)) or MATH 125 (Numerical Trigonometry (GT-MA1)) or MATH 126 (Analytic Trigonometry (GT-MA1)) or MATH 141 (Calculus in Management Sciences (GT-MA1)) or MATH 155 (Calculus for Biological Scientists I (GT-MA1)) or MATH 159 (One Year Calculus IB (GT-MA1)) or MATH 160 (Calculus for Physical Scientists I (GT-MA1)). Credit allowed for only one of the following: ERHS 307/STAT 307, STAT 301, STAT 311, or STAT 315.

Important Information

Tuition includes access to lecture recordings which are available by streamed video. Lecture recordings may also be available by download or on DVD. To determine viewing options, contact the Department of Statistics degree program staff at Visit the Department of Statistics website to learn more about what to do after registration, including creating your eID (if necessary) and accessing your course.

Textbook and Materials

Visit the Department of Statistics website for textbook information.


Ben Prytherch
Ben Prytherch

Ben received his MS in statistics from Colorado State University, and joined the department as a full time instructor in 2013. When he has spare time, Ben likes to spend it writing, recording, and performing music.