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    DigiPen Academy: Pre-College Game Programming

    DigiPen Academy: Pre-College Game Programming


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Online
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Four Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $1,500 - $2,999
    • Career Clusters: Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: No
    • Call: (425) 629-5007
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    Programming software for today’s gamers requires a deep understanding of computer science, advanced mathematics, and physics. During DigiPen's Game Programming  four-week program, students will get to experience what life is like for DigiPen college students who are working to complete their Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.

    Pre-College students in this track will take three (3) core academic classes plus the Game Project Lab that involves students from all of the Pre-College tracks to work together to complete a game.


    • CS: Applied Computer Science for Games
    • MAT: Applied Math for Games (with Lab)
    • PHY: Applied Physics for Games (with Lab)
    • GAM: Game Project Lab

    Students receive grades for their Pre-College classes, plus a final transcript that can be included in their college applications. Any student who successfully completes the Pre-College Program and matriculates to DigiPen Institute of Technology within three years can receive a credit equal to the Pre-College Program tuition to apply toward their first-semester tuition as a freshman.