DigiPen Computer Science


The (DCSAP) program is an advanced program in “creating makers of technology”. Students create video games using trigonometry and higher math, computer programming in C++, as well as 2D and 3D computer animation. With guidance from the program partner, DigiPen Institute of Technology, the course prepares students for skills necessary for video game industry’s biggest need: qualified video game programmers and artists. Many of DigiPen’s college graduates have secured positions with top companies such as Nintendo, Interplay, DreamWorks Interactive, KnowWonder, and Valve. Students need to pass a qualifying entrance exam with Algebra I minimum.

-Make video games using C++ and 2D/3D computer animation
-Partner of DigiPen Institute of Technology
-1.0 3rd year math credit
-1.0 fine art credit
-Sit for Advanced Placement® exam if you choose

See if you’re a good fit for this class. Download the DigiPen Computer Science Entrance Exam by clicking here.

College Credit

DigiPen Computer Science is articulated with several entry-level college classes at the DigiPen Institute of Technology in Redmond, WA.  Students will also be prepared to take the computer science exam.

Certification

Programs providing opportunities for industry certifications or state licenses.

Hours

First Session: 7:50 a.m. to 10:20 a.m.

Second Session: 11:10 a.m. to 1:40 p.m.

Instructor

Mr. Thomas Foster

DigiPen Computer Science

360-570-4447

thomas.foster@newmarketskills.com