Here are some frequently asked questions from current and future math students.
See the Transfer Guide for more information.
If you need to repeat a class more than once then you will need to fill out a Request to Exceed Maximum Course Registration. First complete the form, including the justification and advisor signature. Then make an appointment with Math Advising. Please include (a) The course name and number (b) The past semesters and section numbers or instructor names. We will discuss how you can be successful retaking the course!
There is tutoring available for many of our classes, both from the math department and other sources. See our page on math tutoring hours and locations.
You can always message your instructor or speak with them during office hours, meet with a learning assistant if available, and meet with tutors if available. You can always send a message to or make an appointment with our advising staff.
Send a message to or make an appointment with our advising staff. We will help you by making recommendations and resolving any issues you have with your program!
Majoring in math
Read about this on our Why major in math at Boise State University? page.
Boise State University uses a single scholarship application process, which will enable you to apply for scholarships specifically for math majors.
Read about this on our Why study math at Boise Statu University? – career information.
All math majors complete a project, poster, or thesis as part of the Finishing Foundations requirement. You can view a selection of some of our students’ thesis products. Many students carry out additional research as independent study with a faculty member.
We also have a competitive summer Research Experience for Undergraduates program.