The design / multimedia field is just really oversaturated right now. You have to be really talented and really enjoy it in order to make it in this field.
I hate to say it but if you see all these colleges begin to advertise a field, right now criminal justice and radiography seem to be popular right now, I would avoid the field. If you take a class and there are say 30+ other students you are going to be competing against them for jobs.
> I am currently/have been attending an online college for a BS in Computer
> Science (focus is on python/database management/web programming and
> administrating) but I don't like how the information is presented. I also don't
> think the school is very well off.
> www.tuiu.edu is the school I am "attending" right now. I have been looking for
> alternatives and DeVry has a very nice online course (or at least it seems
> interesting). The problem is, I don't know if the degree would be very useful
> that I am interested in. Wanting to know what you guys think.
> » Multimedia Design and Development with emphasis in:
> » Graphic and Multimedia Design
> » Graphics and Multimedia Management
> » Web Design and Development
> » Web Game Programming
> So I would have to pick one of the last four as an emphasis... My mind wants to
> pick wed design or game programming... but who the hell would hire basically a
> glorified flash game programmer?
> Any ideas? Any college/universities you guys recommend that can be completed
> strictly online (military makes it hard to do face to face).