What to Have, In a College Game Design Curriculum

What to Have, In a College Game Design Curriculum

Roger Pederson, ConsultantTrack 3 HIGHER ED

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What should a four year serious game dev career program provide to a student to earn a parent's hard earned tuition money?

• Core courses that all game majors (serious game and entertainment degrees) would need?
• Specialized courses for serious game majors:
o Healthcare: Creating simulations for hospitals, nuclear power plants, astronauts, military, education for nursing, doctor operations
o Education
o Corporate applications
• Inservice program, where students form teams and work for local organizations, hospitals, etc
• Game Lab
• Other valuable electives (For instance sociology, psychology, entrepreneurship

With this kind of curriculum, what kind of job/salary would be a potential for your students?

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