Our Courses – Summer

We are excited to announce a number of new offerings for Summer 2017! The College of Innovation + Design is open to all majors and interests. Learn more about our opportunities below and register for one (or more!) that inspires you!


Design Ethnography Certificate

Course #: ETHNO 460 - ETHNO 469

Design Ethnography is the art and science of designing for people by people. It is an emerging career path that applies anthropology and ethnography research techniques to product design, consumer insights, and organizational innovation. Students will learn from industry experts and master research fundamentals that are critical in today's job market. Students can explore a single course or complete a full 12-credit online certificate.


Work U Cooperative

Course #: COID 270/470

Open to all majors, Work U empowers you to learn by doing alongside a professional mentor. Earn 3 credits during 10 hours a week on the job in an immersive learning experience and an a weekly 1-hour discussion with your peers and instructor on what you have learned.


Harvard Business School Credential of Readiness at Boise State

Course #: COID 400-001/4001

Enhance your degree with the Credential of Readiness from Harvard Business School and HBX. Harvard's world class case-study method, faculty, and online experience connect Boise State students to a global learning community. This 9-credit hybrid course combines online content with a local weekly class. Upon successful completion of the final exam, you will earn the Credential of Readiness from HBX and Harvard Business School.

Courses: Bridge 2 Career

Applied Personal Finance

Course #: B2C 297-001

Own your own finances so they don't own you. Master the financial skills required to payoff debt, do your own taxes and develop a personal financial plan that caters to your needs and life goals.

Professional Skills

Course #: B2C 397-001

There are only 112 days in a semester. Use yours to kick-start your career or internship search. Learn the skills you need to stand out from the crowd, build a career roadmap, and secure your job.