Skip to Main Content

Boise State Workshops

photo of outdoor meditation or yoga

Expand Your Horizons With a Workshop at Boise State

For those who want to take a course toward graduation goals, for career development, or because it is of special interest, Boise State offers courses in the format of workshops that range from two days to three weeks in length. These are short courses conducted by qualified faculty or another expert in a particular field.
They are offered at varying times, including evenings and/or weekends and cover a wide range of topics.

Workshop Lists

  • SubjectTitle
    (Cross-listed Subjects)
    CreditsInstructorDays/TimeStart DateEnd Date
    BASQ-STDBasque Nationalism in Media (Cross-listed with COMM, GENDER, HIST, POLS)1Beristain, ArgiaSaSu, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.October 7October 8
    BASQ-STDBasque Symbolic Ethnicity (Cross-listed with COMM, GENDER, HIST, SOC)1Mackey, MegganSaSu, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.September 16September 17
    BASQ-STDGenocide Studies, Introduction (Cross-listed with COMM, FORLNG, GENDER, HIST, POLS, SOC)1Irujo, XabierSaSu, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.November 4November 5
    BASQ-STDGlobal vs. Minority Cultures (Cross-listed with COMM, HIST, SOC)1Ysursa, JohnSaSu, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.October 28October 29
    BASQ-STDIntroduction to Basque Culture (Cross-listed with ANTH, COMM, FORLNG, GENDER, HIST, SOC)1Ariznabarreta, LarraitzSaSu, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.September 30October 14
    BASQ-STDPaganism & Religion: The Basques (Cross-listed with ANTH, COMM, FORLNG, GENDER, HIST, SOC)1Ariznabarreta, LarraitzSaSu, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.October 21October 22
    BASQ-STDPower, Culture & Resistance (Cross-listed with ANTH, COMM, FORLNG, GENDER, HIST, SOC)1Ariznabarreta, LarraitzSaSu, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.November 11November 12
    BIOLNat Hist Reptiles & Amphibians1Lundburg, FrankSaSu, 8,30a.m.-5 p.m.September 16September 17
    BIOLNat Hist Reptiles & Amphibians1Lundburg, FrankSaSu, 8,30a.m.-5 p.m.October 28October 29
    COUNMindfulness-Based Stress Reduc (Cross-listed with HLTHST)1Pangburn, CarolWe, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.August 23September 20
    FORLNGBusiness Etiquette in China (Cross-listed with ANTH, HONORS, INTBUS, SOC)1Wei, SharonSaSu, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.September 30October 14
    FORLNGExperience Korean Pop Culture (Cross-listed with COMM, HIST, SOC)1Lee, YookyungSa, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.October 7October 14
    FORLNGPagan to Christian: Anglo-Saxo (Cross-listed with ANTH, GENDER, HIST, SOC)1Wadley, KarenSa, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.November 4November 11
    FORLNGThe Fall of Rome (Cross-listed with HIST, SOC)1Wadley, KarenSa, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.October 7October 14
    FORLNGThe Late Roman Frontier (Cross-listed with GENDER, HIST, SOC)1Wadley, KarenSa, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.September 9September 16
    FORLNGThe Muslim Brothers (Cross-listed with GENDER, HIST, POLS, SOC)1Eltayeb, DaliaSa, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.October 14October 21
    FORLNGTypical German? Culture-Stereo (Cross-listed with HIST, SOC)1Borders, FranziSa,Su, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.November 4November 5
    SPSAffordable Housing (Cross-listed with HIST, URBAN)1Shallat, ToddThFr, 4 p.m.-8 p.m.;
    Sa, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    November 9November 11
    SPSBoise’s Urban Renewal (Cross-listed with ENVSTD, HIST, SOC, URBAN)1Felton, ElizabethSa, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.October 7October 14
    SPSGothic Boise Sequel (Cross-listed with ARTHIST, HIST, URBAN)1Shallat, ToddSa, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.September 16September 23
    SPSLocal Food Economy (Cross-listed with ECON, ENVSTD, POLS, URBAN)1Islam, SamiaSa, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. October 28November 11

To read full descriptions of the Summer Workshops, you may also view and download the Summer 2017 Workshops list (PDF)

Once you are admitted to Boise State, (visit the Admissions website for more information), you may register for workshops through the day before the workshop begins, if space is available. If you have difficulty registering, call Extended Studies at (208) 426-1709 for assistance.

For the most current course information, go to and search for courses.

For Boise State Students

Go to and log into your Student Center. Select “Search” and select “workshops” from the “Course Component” drop-down list. Click “Search” to view a list.

For Guests

Go to Course Search web page. From here, select your choice under “Subjects”, select “Workshop” in the list if available, to view the offerings.

PLEASE NOTE: No more than a total of nine credits of conferences and workshops may be used to meet degree requirements or university graduation requirements.

Fee Payment Information

Fee Payment Deadlines – 6 p.m. on deadline day OR by 11:59 p.m. through Please visit to see what the deadline date is for the semester in which you are enrolling.

Fees must be paid for all classes and workshops for which you are registered (including classes and workshops with starting dates later in the semester), in the Boise State Payment and Disbursement Office or via, by the official deadline for each semester or at the time of registration after this deadline date.

Fees are payable to Boise State University by check, money order, purchase order or by VISA/MC/Discover card.

NOTE: In addition to regular per credit course fees, some courses have additional fees (e.g., lab, workshop, telecommunication). Please check the course schedule and verify fees at your time of registration.

Fee Policy: Once you register for classes/workshops, you will remain registered and will be held responsible for the fees and grades assessed for these classes unless you cancel your registration by the appropriate deadline. If you decide not to attend any classes, you must drop all your classes by going through no later than the deadline for each semester. If you do not cancel your registration or pay your fees by the fee payment deadline, you will remain registered, you will be charged course fees, and you will be assessed a $50 late penalty.

NOTE: All complete withdrawals are subject to a $40 fee.

NOTE FOR WORKSHOPS: After fee payment deadline, payment for workshops is due at registration.

Workshop Refund Policy

100% refund prior to the first day of the workshop. There is no refund beginning with the first day of the workshop.

For more information about workshops, please call:
Boise State Extended Studies at (208) 426-1709;
Toll-Free: 1-800-824-7017
(Press “5” for Extended Studies in the phone options list.)
Or email us:

Contact us for more information about Boise State AfterWork.

Boise State AfterWork
Boise State University Extended Studies
Phone: (208) 426-3496

Schedule Appointment: AfterWork Appointment Scheduling Site