• Grade Level: 11, 12

    Credits: 4.5 per year (1.5 per trimester)

    Location: On-Site                                                                                                                                                                                                    

    Dates: Year-Long Program

    Pre-Requisite: Algebra I or higher; STEM-related classes

    Program Description: The DigiPen Video Game Development program is designed to teach students to create video games using trigonometry and higher math, compter programming in C#, as well as 2D and 3D animation. This course will prepare students with the preliminary skills necessary for the video game industry's need for qualified video game programmers and artists. Program fees apply.

    Year 2 option available with instructor permission.

    High School Credit Equivalencies: 1.5 - Technical/3rd Year Math; 3.0 - CTE

    Course equivalencies may require sending district administrator or counselor approval. Please check with your school counselor for more information.
    For specific school district equivalencies, see the Program Credit Equivalencies document located in the Enroll Now section.

    College Credits (Subject to Change):

    Clover Park Technical College - up to 5 credits

    Bates Technical College - up to 5 credits

    Pierce College - up to 5 credits

    Students will take the Computer Science Principles Advanced Placement exam

    Certifications: Unity, First Aid/CPR

    Industry Partner: DigiPen Institute of Technology

    Careers in this field:
    Computer Programmer - Animator - Graphic Designer - Web Developer - IT Project Manager - Art Director - Software Developer

    2018-19 DigiPen VGD Syllabus