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What classes do I need?!

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Im currently a justice studies major at Georgia Southern and just finished my first year. I will hopefully be out in a little under 4 years and hopefully into a military position for something a bit more action oriented. Law enforcement is my true passion in life but on a side note I have always loved video games and always planned on being a designer with a friend but of course things change. Now my question is if I want to at least have a broad look into video game design/development what classes should I take to get me decently started? Any and all information regarding this would help me out alot.

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if I want to at least have a broad look into video game design/development what classes should I take

Read:
http://www.sloperama.com/advice/designprep.htm
http://www.sloperama.com/advice/lesson34.htm
http://www.sloperama.com/advice/lesson44.htm
http://www.igda.org/breakingin/resources.htm

Oh... and which aspect of development are you interested in?
http://www.igda.org/breakingin/career_paths.htm
http://www.sloperama.com/advice/lesson7.htm

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Tom, do you just have that in a text file somewhere? Probably save you some typing. =)

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if I want to at least have a broad look into video game design/development what classes should I take

Oh... and which aspect of development are you interested in?
http://www.igda.org/breakingin/career_paths.htm


I like that one.

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Well I read some of the links you put up and I would be leading more torwards the designer portion of it. I took a programming class last semmester and got lost after the first 3 weeks. My studying habits still arent the best though but I made 100's on the first 2 projects that were due but then she lost me within that 3rd week. I was thinking of trying it again if I had some extra time but we will see.

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