Whether you're located out of state or your student would simply prefer to study game development from home, ProjectFUN Online Courses are ideal learning opportunities that can be completed from the comfort of your own desk. Online Courses range in scope from 30-hour explorations to 180-hour academy, allowing students to choose a workload that fits with their schedules and interest level.
Online workshops take place online and include offline study during the student's own time. DigiPen's main campus is in Redmond, WA, but students can attend online workshops from anywhere in the world.
In addition to meeting the grade requirement listed for the course, a student must be able to do the following in order to participate in a ProjectFUN online program:
Students must have access to a computer with the following technical specifications in order to participate in a ProjectFUN online program. Some programs or courses may indicate additional technology requirements (see individual course descriptions for more info).
ProjectFUN's 30-hour Online Workshops cover several of the same subjects as the onsite Summer Workshops and allow students unable to participate in the Summer Workshops the chance to pursue remote courses in video game development, programming, or art and animation.
Game Development, Programming, Art and Animation
DigiPen's 90-hour Online Academies for students from grades 8 through 12 are great opportunities for high school students to earn credit as well as learn valuable skills related to computer science or art and animation.
9 or 18 weeks
Computer Science, Art and Animation
The 180-hour Online Academy in Java Programming requires no prior programming experience and teaches students programming concepts and techniques using Java as a basis. Students who complete this course learn the knowledge necessary to attempt the Advanced Placement (AP®) Computer Science A* exam.
One academic year