What sort of college program should my child look into if interested in designing computer game programs?

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What sort of college program should my child look into if interested in designing computer game programs?

Question by paisleypenguin: What sort of college program should my child look into if interested in designing computer game programs?
We are not really sure what sort of degree this would entail. What is the course of study? Computer programming? Any advice/suggestions would be appreciated, thanks.

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Answer by jl
I’ve been a programmer for 25 years and beats me. I don’t know anybody who has made any money making video games. Computer Science and Mathematics will get him an Engineering job that will pay 6 figures within 5 years of graduation though.

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