EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT - $200 OFF Pre-College Summer Programs until Jan. 31st, 2024. Automatically applied at check out.
Audio professionals play an essential role in any game production team. Whether composing the musical score that sets a game’s mood or recording the sound effects that give players moment-to-moment game-play feedback, it’s a job that requires both musical knowledge and technical expertise.
During this four-week program, experience what student life is like for DigiPen college students studying to become an audio professional through DigiPen’s Bachelor’s Degree in Music and Sound Design. Through a comprehensive exploration of music theory, historical contexts, and music and sound design techniques, students in this program attain a solid comprehension of the fundamental components that contribute to crafting an immersive and captivating soundtrack and sound effects for video games.
Students in this track take three core academic classes plus the game project lab that involves students from the Pre-College tracks to work together to complete a game.
MHL: Music History and Literature
FMSD: Fundamentals of Music and Sound Design
GAM: Game Project Lab
Students must have access to a computer as well as additional hardware and software. Some programs or courses may indicate additional technology requirements, and not all programs are Mac compatible.
Participants must be at least 16, entering their Junior or Senior year of high school, or have graduated high school within the last 18 months.
Students receive grades for their Pre-College classes, plus a final transcript to include in their college application.
Any student who successfully completes the Pre-College Program and matriculates to DigiPen Institute of Technology within three years will receive a tuition credit equal to the Pre-College Program tuition to apply toward their first-semester tuition as a freshman.
Our Pre-College instructors are outstanding, highly trained and passionate about their respective fields. Instructors impart their years of knowledge and experience to teach and inspire the next generation of innovators.
July 8th to August 2nd, 2024
Four consecutive weeks in July & August
Monday through Friday
9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. PST
Visit our registration portal and follow the prompts to provide all details and payment.