The academically rigorous and highly integrated BS in Computer Science in Real-Time Interactive Simulation program offers extensive training in mathematics and physics as a foundation for the various topics presented in general computer science and computer graphics.
DigiPen's BS in Computer Science and Game Design program prepares students to be hybrid engineer/designers who have strong programming and mathematics skills, combined with formal training in game design. Graduates will be skilled in gameplay programming, user interface programming, and artificial intelligence programming, and will be well-versed in game design theory and play-testing.
The BS in Computer Science degree program prepares students to develop software through a combination of computer science theory and continuous practical application in team-based projects. Students learn to gather, store, and analyze real-world data, to connect and harness the power of distributed computing devices, and to create digital interfaces that are natural and intuitive.
DigiPen's BS in Computer Engineering degree program prepares students to become engineers who understand both sides of the hardware-software interface, from designing circuits to developing operating systems. Multidisciplinary in scope, the BS in Computer Engineering curriculum integrates the fields of electrical engineering and computer science.
The BS in Engineering and Sound Design is a four-year degree in software engineering with an emphasis on its applications in video game audio production. Students start with foundational coursework in mathematics, physics, and computer science, then apply that knowledge in year-long, team-based projects.
DigiPen's BFA in Digital Art and Animation degree program is an academically rigorous educational experience that is designed to prepare students to enter various digital media industries as production artists and animators.
DigiPen's BA in Game Design is an interdisciplinary degree program that prepares students to become modern game designers, ready to craft engaging experiences for all types of players. Graduates will be well versed in game design theory (both digital and non-digital), system design, level design, behavior design, and play-testing.
The BA in Music and Sound Design is a four-year degree focusing on the creative principles of interactive sound design. This program combines foundational coursework in music – including music history, composition, theory, and performance – with practical training in studio recording techniques and sound design principles.
DigiPen's MS in Computer Science program offers extended education in the areas of 3D computer graphics, animation and modeling techniques, artificial intelligence algorithms, image processing, and real-time rendering, combined with related training in computer science, mathematics, and physics. Students can choose to apply to either the full-time or part-time program.
Geared toward professional artists and candidates with a bachelor's degree in art or a related field, the MFA in Digital Arts combines foundational coursework in the fine arts with extensive digital production experience to help students develop both their personal skill and artistic voice. Students have the option of enrolling in this program full-time or part-time.