This class runs from September 6, 2011 to December 16, 2011.
No programming experience required! This class is running in parallel with a programming focused version for Computer Science majors, and so you will have a chance to collaborate with a programmer for your final project.
You can take this course even if not an HPU student: http://www.hpu.edu/admissions/specialstatus.html Cost as of last semester was $990 plus one off $220 registration fee for non HPU students.
All the course textbooks are available online through the HPU Library service.
There is one required textbook:
Game Design Theory and Practice by Richard Rouse III (2nd Edition). Wordware Publshing. http://www.paranoidproductions.com/gamedesign/
And two optional textbooks:
Scripting Your World: The Official Guide to Second Life Scripting (Paperback) by Dana Moore et al. Sybex. http://syw.fabulo.us/