Audio professionals play an important role on 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 gameplay feedback, it’s a job that requires both musical knowledge and technical expertise.
Students must have completed their sophomore, junior, or senior year* of high school in order to enroll in a Pre-College Program. See Admissions Information for more details about the additional application requirements for this course.
*Students MUST be within 18 months of their graduation date at the start of the program to be eligible for the Pre-College Program.
All Pre-College Program classes are held at DigiPen's campus in Redmond, WA (9931 Willows Road NE, Redmond WA, 98052).
In addition to the other application materials, students applying to the Music and Sound Design track of the Pre-College Program must complete a self-assessment that demonstrates the ability to successfully read music.
The Pre-College Program meets every Monday through Friday from July 5 – July 29, 2016.
|9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.||MTM||MTM||MTM||MTM||MHLL|
|10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.||MHL||FMSD||MHL||FMSD||FMSDL|
|12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch|
|1:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.||Project Lab||Project Lab||Project Lab||Project Lab||Project Lab|
$2,699 per four-week session, including a $50 non-refundable application fee. If admitted, students must submit a $549 non-refundable deposit within 10 business days of the date they are notified to secure their place in the program. The remaining balance of $2,100 is due by June 15, 2016.
Course materials are provided to students at no additional cost.