Textbooks required for DigiPen Institute of Technology courses are available at the University Bookstore in Bellevue located at 990 102nd Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA. It is located one block north of the Bellevue Square Mall.

Books can be purchased either in the store or online at http://www.ubookstore.com. The University Bookstore also will purchase used textbooks during the finals week of every semester if the book is being used the next semester and stock is needed, students may receive up to 50% of the new price.

Some of the books below are available in electronic format free to faculty and currently enrolled DigiPen students.  If you need help with logging in to view our ebooks, please email library@digipen.edu.library@digipen.edu

Summer 2015 Textbook List

ANI - Animation Courses

ANI 151 (DDALY)

Required textbooks:

  • Character animation crash course!; Eric Goldberg; ISBN: 1879505975; $35.00

  • The animator's survival kit, expanded edition; Richard Williams; ISBN: 9780571238347; $35.00

  • Timing for animation; Whitaker & Halas;  ISBN: 9780240521602; $30.95

  • Cartoon animation; Preston Blair; ISBN: 1560100842; $24.95

Recommended textbooks:

  • The animator’s workbook; Tony White; 0823002292; Out of print

  • The illusion of life; Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston; ISBN: 786860707; $60.00

  • Creating characters with personality; Tom Bancroft; 0823023494; $19.95

  • Drawn to life: Vol. 1; Walt Stanchfield; 978-0240810966; $29.95

  • Drawn to life: Vol. 2; Walt Stanchfield; 978-024081079; $29.95

ANI 300 (SKAUFMAN)

Required textbook:

  • How to cheat in Maya 2014; Eric Luhta, Kenny Roy; ISBN: 9780415826594; $44.95


ART - Art Courses

ART 102 (MOODY)

Required textbook:

  • Perspective made easy; David Morin; ISBN: 9780825100185; $23.00

ART 111 (TURNER) – No textbook required

ART 125 (DPARRY) -- No textbook required

ART 126 (DPARRY) -- No textbook required

ART 151 (RMORGAN) 

Required textbook:

  • The Vilppu drawing manual; Glenn Vilppu; ISBN: 1892053039;  $39.95; Note: Can be obtained here.

ART 201 (MBUCKNER) -- No textbook required

ART 230 (DPARRY) -- No textbook required

ART 240 (RGANULIN) --

Required textbooks:

  • Design basics; 8th ed.; Stephen Pentak, David Lauer; ISBN: 9780495915775; $134.62

  • Thinking with type; 2nd ed.; Ellen Lupton; ISBN: 9781568989693; $24.95

ART 260 (RROWAN) --
Required textbooks:

Recommended textbook:

  • Paper prototyping: The fast and easy way to design and refine user interfaces; Carolyn Snyder; ISBN: 1558608702; $53.95

ART 300 (RMORGAN) --  

Required textbook:

  • Perspective made easy; David Morin; ISBN: 9780825100185; $23.00

ART 350 (LAMPERT) -- No textbook required

ART 398 (KTEPE) -- No textbook required

ART 399 (PMATHUES) -- No textbook required

ART 401 (JTHACKER) --  No textbook required


CG - Computer Graphics Courses

CG 102 (RKMIEC) -- No textbook required

CG 125 (BRILEY) --  No textbook required

CG 225 (BSAMSON) -- No textbook required

CG 275 (SKAUFMAN) –

Required textbook:

  • How to cheat in Maya 2014; Eric Luhta, Kenny Roy; ISBN: 9780415826594; $44.95

CG 300 (CLU) -- No textbook required

CG 303 (EVENSON) -- No textbook required

CG 305 (MDUDLEY) -- No textbook required

CG 305 (BRILEY) -- No textbook required

CG 375 (DMAGRUDER) -- No textbook required


CS - Computer Science Courses

CS 115 (MHENNE) 

Recommended textbooks:

  • Maya Python for Games and Film*; Adam Mechtley, Ryan Trowbridge; ISBN: 0123785782;$62.95
    *Note: for students with some programming experience.

 

CS 170 (TBA) --

Required textbook:

  • C++ primer plus; 6th ed.; Stephen Prata; ISBN: 9780321776402; Price: $39.99

CS 180 (MEAD) – No textbook required

CS 200 (HANSON)

Recommended textbook:

CS 225 (VOLPER) -- No textbook required

CS 230 (ABICHACRA) – No textbook required

CS 250 (HANSON) --

Recommended textbook:

CS 251 (HERRON)

Recommended textbooks:

  • Real-time rendering; 3rd ed.; Tomas Akenine-Moller; ISBN: 9781568814247; $92.95

CS 260 (SBEEMAN) --

Required textbook:

  • The TCP/IP guide: A comprehensive, illustrated Internet Protocols reference; Charles M. Kozierok; ISBN: 9781593270476; $99.95

CS 300 (PKARNICK)

Recommended textbooks:

  • Real-time rendering; 3rd ed.; Tomas Akenine-Moller; ISBN: 9781568814247; $92.95

CS 330 (VOLPER) --

Required textbook:

  • Introduction to the design and analysis of algorithms; 3rd ed; Anany Levitin; ISBN: 9780132316811; $102.98
    Note: Older editions will also work.

CS 380/580 (RABIN)

Recommended textbooks:

  • Game AI Pro: Collected Wisdom of Game AI Professionals; Steven Rabin; ISBN: 9781466565968; Price: $79.95

  • Artificial intelligence for games; 2nd edition; Ian Millington; 0123747317; $50.36

  • AI game programming wisdom; Steven Rabin; 1584500778; Out of print

  • AI game programming wisdom 2; Steven Rabin; 1584502894; $69.95

  • AI game programming wisdom 3; Steven Rabin; 1584504579; $69.95

  • AI game programming wisdom 4; Steve Rabin; ISBN: 9781584505235; Out of print

CS 562 (HERRON) -- No textbook required


ECE - Electrical and Computer Engineering Courses

ECE 210 (CTHERIAULT)

Required textbook:

  • Digital Design: Principles and practices; John Wakerly; ISBN: 0131733494; $201.00 (NOTE: Used edition may be purchased)

ECE 220 (CTHERIAULT)

Required textbook:

  • Engineers on stage: Presentation skills for technical professionals; Susan de la Vergne; ISBN: 9780979298721; $14.95

Recommended textbooks:

  • The art of designing embedded systems; Second Edition; Jack Ganssle; ISBN: 9780750686440; $64.29

  • Embedded systems: World class designs; 1st Edition; Jack Ganssle;ISBN: 9780750686259; $49.21

  • An embedded software primer; 1st Edition; David E. Simon; ISBN: 9780201615692; $42.55


ENG - English Courses

ENG 120 (FNIZAMANI) -- No textbook required

ENG 230 (SMICHAELS)

Required textbooks:

  • Grimm’s complete fairy tales; Brother’s Grimm; ISBN: 9781480270251; $10.99 Any comparable edition may be used. Note: there are MANY free Kindle editions

  • Voyage of the Dawntreader; C.S. Lewis;  ISBN: 9780064405027; $7.99; Note: Any edition may be used

  • A wizard of Earthsea; Ursula K. LeGuin; ISBN: 9780547773742; $7.99; Note: Any edition may be used

  • The last unicorn; Peter S. Beagle; ISBN: 0451450523; $16.00; Note: Any edition may be used

  • The Magicians; Lev Grossman; ISBN: 9780452296299; $16.00; Note: Any edition may be used

  • The secret history of fantasy; ed. Peter S. Beagle; ISBN: 9781892391995; $15.95 (most or all of these collected stories are available elsewhere, either free online or in other collections; students should feel free to read them wherever they wish.)

ENG 245 (MUTH)

Required periodicals:

  • Pacifica literary review; Issue 2; Summer 2013; ISSN: 2329-0420; $13.72

  • Pacifica literary review; Issue 3; Winter 2014; ISSN: 2329-0420; $13.72

  • Pacifica literary review; Issue 4; Summer 2014; ISSN: 2329-0420; $13.72
    NOTE: These issues may be purchased at this site: www.pacificareview.com/buy/

ENG 315-A (JOLY) -- No textbook required

ENG 315-B (THORNTON)

Required textbooks:

  • Understanding Comics; Scott McCLoud; ISBN: 9780060976255; $22.99

  • Screenplay: Foundations of screenwriting; Syd Field; ISBN: 9780385339032; $23.27


FLM - Film Courses

FLM 151 (CMOSIO) -- No textbook required

FLM 201 (KBEESON)

Required textbook:


GAM - Game Projects Courses

GAM 150 (DSCHILLING)

Recommended textbooks:

  • C++ coding standards: 101 rules, guidelines, and best practices; Herb Sutter and Andrei Alexandrescu; 9780321113580; $49.99

GAM 300 (EBEEMAN)

Recommended textbooks:

  • C++ for game programmers; 2nd ed.; Mike Dickheiser; ISBN: 1584504528; $49.95

  • Game coding complete; 4th ed.; Mike McShaffry, David Graham; ISBN: 1133776574; $59.99

  • Game engine architecture;  2nd ed., Jason Gregory; ISBN: 1568814135; $59.99

GAM 350 (EBEEMAN) -- No textbook required

GAM 375 (ELLINGER) -- No textbook required

GAM 400 (SWARD) -- No textbook required


GAT - Game Design and Development Courses

GAT 210 (HOLCOMB)

Required textbooks:

  • Characteristics of games; Elias, Garfield, and Gutschera; ISBN: 9780262017138; $35.00

Recommended textbooks:

  • The art of game design; a book of lenses, Jesse Schell; ISBN: 9780123694966; $41.83

GAT 211 (HOLCOMB) -- No textbook required

GAT 250 (WMORRISON) -- No textbook required

GAT 251 (WMORRISON)  --  No textbook required


IEP - Intensive English Program Courses

IEP 040 (TBA)

Required textbook:

  • Exploring content 2 : Reading for academic success; Elaine Smith; ISBN: 9780131402003; $43.99

IEP 041 (TBA)

  • Focus on grammar 3; 4th ed.; Marjorie Fuchs; ISBN: 9780132546485; $55.99
  • Testing your grammar; Rev. ed.; Susan Reinhart; ISBN: 9780472088584; $21.90
  • The elements of style; Strunk, White, and Kalman; ISBN: 9780143112723; $18.00

IEP 042 (TBA)

Required textbook:

  • Contemporary topics 3 : Academic listening and note-taking skills; 3rd ed.; ISBN: 9780132345231; $50.65


JPN - Japanese Courses

JPN 102 (RUSCHA)

Required textbook:

  • An integrated course in elementary Japanese; Genki I; 2nd. ed.; Eri Banno; Yoko Ikeda; et. al.; ISBN: 9784789014403; $59.99


LAW - Law Courses

LAW 115 (TBA)

Required textbook:

  • The entrepreneur's guide to patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets & licensing; Jill Gilbert; ISBN: 9780425194096; $16.00


MAT - Math Courses

MAT 150 (ADEMETRE) -- No textbook required

MAT 200 (BEDE)

Recommended textbooks:

  • Calculus and Analytic Geometry; 7th ed.*; George Thomas; ISBN: 9780201163209; Out of print
    *Note: The 7th edition will be used, but is not required for purchase.  Later editions may also be used, but the problem sets will be taken from the 7th edition.

MAT 258 (TBA)

Recommended textbooks:

  • Discrete mathematics and its applications; 6th edition*; K. Rosen;   ISBN: 9780072880083; Out of print
    *Note: The 6th edition will be used, but is not required for purchase. Later editions may also be used, but the problem sets will be taken from the 6th edition.

MAT 300 (KLASSEN) -- No textbook required


MUS - Music Courses

MUS 115 (SSAULLS) -- No textbook required


PHY - Physics Courses

PHY 115 (HUGHES)

Required textbook:

  • College physics : volume 1; 9th ed.; Hugh D. Young; ISBN: 9780321766243; $95.99

PHY 200 (TBA)

Required textbook:

  • Physics for scientists and engineers with modern physics; 4th ed.; Douglas Giancoli; ISBN: 9780131495081; $275.60


PRJ - Projects Courses

PRJ 350 (KONDO) -- No textbook required

PRJ 690 (MHENNE) -- No textbook required


PSY - Psychology Courses

PSY 101 (VHEMOVICH) --

Required textbook:

  • Exploring psychology in modules; 9th ed.;  D. G. Myers; ISBN: 9781464163425; $141.92