Originally Posted by jakeblake
Well true, I can be lazy, but I'm not if I don't have to be. And I found a nice program at an academy called Flashpoint which has a nice 2 year program where you learn Game Design, 3D Art & Animation, Game Programming, and Game Producing and Game Management. It seems to be pretty intense program though but with that would I be able to apply for just about any starting job in a gaming company?
There is no way you are going to 'learn' everything you just listed in two years. I'm two years into my education and there is much yet to do.
Aside from that, if you're wondering what is the least you have to know to get into the industry, then the industry probably isn't for you.