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College of Arts and Sciences

From the sciences to the arts, undergraduate to Ph.D. programs, the Boise State College of Arts and Sciences offers numerous majors and opportunities for all students. We invite you to find your place here.

Blueprint for Success: Building the Future, COAS 2021-26

Building Our Strategic Plan

In Fall 2021, the College of Arts and Sciences began our strategic planning process to articulate how we plan to align with the Blueprint for Success and “Build for the Future.”

Visit the COAS Strategic Plan Website

Join Us!

The College of Arts and Sciences houses 16 academic departments. Whatever your areas of interest are, we have something for you. We’re with you from the beginning!

Location and Hours

The College of Arts and Sciences (COAS) Dean’s Office is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

We are located on the sixth floor of the Education Building.

Telephone: (208) 426-1414.

Please visit the University Covid Response page for the most up-to-date information and resources on COVID-19.

Unique Majors

Boise State offers more than 200 areas of study and in the College of Arts and Sciences, you can make yours entirely unique by combining three minors into a major.

Arts and Sciences News

Department of Energy program recognizes Boise State doctoral student
NASA award will strengthen Boise State’s partnership with Central Dark Sky Reserve
Campbell selected as national coach for faculty
Biology faculty and daughter publish book, ‘It’s Not Magic, It’s Biology’