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Old 14-01-2003, 10:44 AM   #1
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Default What course should I take at University?

What Undergraduate course should I take at University?

I have to make my decison before September...
ah... I wanna work in the field of 3D/CG or programming afterward...
Should I go for Computer Science ? ..or with arts?

Any suggestion?

Thx in adz,

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Are you better at programming or artistic pursuits?

Follow your skills. Be good at what you do and you'll find it easier at every step of the way.

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Old 14-01-2003, 10:51 AM   #3
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oh, one other thing: if you're really good at either the arts or programming, study that one in college, but make yourself try to be good at the other in your spare time.

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I started doing a computer science course 3 years ago at uni but changed a yr or so ago and am now in the final semester of a design course (where i am "taught" maya )

Like you I couldnt decide which path to take and ultimately I chose the wrong course at first

Research both options mate and speak to potential lecturers. In any case, If u do decide once u start a class that its not for u - nobody can stop u from changing onto another one!
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one more bit of advice: what you did in college won't limit what you do afterward if you want to do something else badly enough.

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Old 15-01-2003, 11:56 AM   #6
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Thx a lot, I'll think about it thoughty....
Is it possible to gain some kind of work experience
(in 3D/CG or programming) before getting into University?

I guess I should post it in Members Lounge instead of here...
Obviously, it's not really maya related...
Can someone move this thread to the lounge ...thx
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