An 'Exit Strategy' for the Game Art & Design Program
at The Art Institute of California: Orange County
by Alan Emrich
Students desiring to graduate from the Game Art & Design Program as Game Designers will want to look at the following materials:
1. Graduation Requirements Checklist: Specific 'big picture' listing of what Game Designers need to graduate (in addition to the common graduation requirements of a business card, web site, etc.)
2. Game Design Binder Checklist: Arranging your Game Design Portfolio work.
3. Game Design Senior Project Plan: A three quarter long project plan for accomplishing these requirements in time for graduation.
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