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Textbooks required for DigiPen Institute of Technology courses are available at the University of Washington Bookstore in Seattle located at 4326 University Way NE, Seattle, WA.

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.

All of the books below are available on 4-hour reserve in the library, and those noted are available in electronic format free to faculty and currently enrolled DigiPen students via Ebook Central and Safari. If you need help with logging in to view our ebooks, please email library[at]digipen[dot]edu.

Book titles preceded by an asterisk (*) indicate that a newer edition is available, and older editions are only available used.


Summer 2019 Textbook List

ANI — Animation Courses

ANI 151 A (MORGAN)

No Textbooks Required:

  • ANI 300 A (KAUFMAN)
  • ANI 350 A (KAUFMAN)
  • ANI 399 A (BRADBURY)

ART — Art Courses

ART 120 A (MOODY)

ART 130 A (FINNERTY)

  • Required:

    • None

ART 200 A (HOOPER)

  • Required:

    • None

ART 201 A (KMIEC)

ART 234 A (KOTZBUE)

No Textbooks Required:

  • ART 125 A (PARRY)
  • ART 126 (LOREFICE)
  • ART 151 (LONGO)
  • ART 230 A (PARRY)
  • ART 300 A (ANDRIST)
  • ART 301 A (RUELOS)
  • ART 310 A (MEIGHAN)
  • ART 350 A (KOTZEBUE)
  • ART 360 A (MEIGHAN)
  • ART 399 A, B (SAMUELS, TBA)
  • ART 401 A, B (THACKER, SURPRISE)

CG - Computer Graphics Courses

CG 275 A (NG)

  • Required:

    • None

No Textbooks Required:

  • CG 125 A, B (NELSON)
  • CG 130 A (NELSON)
  • CG 201 (HAGHIRI)
  • CG 225 A (SAMSON)
  • CG 225 B (NELSON)
  • CG 300 A, B (NELSON)
  • CG 303 A (EVENSON)
  • CG 305 A, B, C, D (BRILEY)
  • CG 360 A (DUDLEY)
  • CG 375 A (BISHOP)
  • CG 399 A (BRUNNER)

CS - Computer Science Courses

CS 230 A (DSCHILLING)

  • Required:

    • None

CS 250 A (HANSON)

  • Required:

    • None

CS 251 A (HERRON)

  • Required:

    • None

CS 260 A (SBEEMAN)

CS 300 A (KARNICK)

CS 330 A (VOLPER)

CS 380 A, B (RABIN)

  • Required:

    • None

CS 580 A, B (RABIN)

  • Required:

    • None

No Textbooks Required:

  • CS 225 A, B (GHALI, VOLPER)
  • CS 280 A (MEAD)

DES - Design Courses

DES 105 A (HOLCOMB)

  • Required:

    • None

ECE - Electrical and Computer Engineering Courses

ECE 225 A (VILLARREAL)

  • Required:

    • None

ECE 260 A, B (HASSARD)


ECN – Economics Courses

ECN 100 B (JACKSON)

  • Required:

    • None

ENG - English Courses

ENG 116 A (GREWELL)

ENG 150 A (GREWELL)

ENG 230 A (GREWELL)

No Textbooks Required:

  • ENG 245 A (MUTH)

FLM - Film Courses

No Textbooks Required:

  • FLM 115 A (BRADBURY)
  • FLM 151 A, B, C (VANCIL)
  • FLM 210 A, B, C (CMOSIO)

GAM - Game Projects Courses

GAM 250 A (CHAMBERS)

  • Required:

    • None

No Textbooks Required:

  • GAM 450 A (SWARD)

GAT - Game Design and Development Courses

GAT 261 A, B (ROWAN)

No Textbooks Required:

  • GAT 250 A (CRONK)
  • GAT 251 A, B, C, D (RADAKOVICH, MORRISON)
  • GAT 399 A (LUKINS)

JPN - Japanese Courses

JPN 101 A (RUSCHA)


LAW - Law Courses

LAW 115 A (HENDRICKSON)


MAT - Mathematics Courses

MAT 200 A (ADEMETRE)

  • Required:

    • None

MAT 256 A (BEDE)

  • Required:

    • None

No Textbooks Required:

  • MAT 150 A (YOUNG)
  • MAT 250 A (BOERKOEL)
  • MAT 258 A (YOUNG)
  • MAT 351 A (KLASSEN)
  • MAT 551 A (KLASSEN)

MUS - Music Courses

No Textbooks Required:

  • MUS 115 A (SAULLS)
  • MUS 332 A (DIXON)

PHY — Physics Courses

PHY 200 A, B (THIRUMALAI)

PHY 270 A (ROBERSON)

No Textbooks Required:

  • PHY 270L A, B, C (SOLORZANO, LIEPERT

PRJ - Projects Courses

PRJ 251 A (DDALY)

No Textbooks Required:

  • PRJ 101 A (BRADBURY)
  • PRJ 300 A (NG)

PSY - Psychology Courses

PSY 101 A, B (SIMON)


SOS - Social Science Courses

No Textbooks Required:

  • SOS 115 A (CHOI)