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Igniting Opportunity for Curious Minds in Design and Creative Technologies

Driven by critical thinking, fueled by creativity and craft, and obsessed with emerging technologies — our future-forward program is designed for the ambitious.

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B.S. in Arts and Entertainment Technologies

B.F.A. and B.A. in Design

M.F.A. in Design

M.A. in Design focused on Health

Courses for All Majors



First-Year: December 1, 2023

External Transfer: March 1, 2024

Internal Transfer: May 1, 2024


M.F.A. in Design: January 24, 2024

M.A. in Design: April 29, 2024

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Featured Stories

2023-2024 SDCT Top 10

2023-2024 SDCT Top 10
May 21, 2024

It has been an eventful year filled with impressive showcases and inspiring research.  From drone shows to industry partnerships, work produced in our classrooms has truly changed the world around us. We are excited to share SDCT’s Top 10 for this past academic year!

Career City Limits Helps Student Land Microsoft Internship

Design student Khalil J. Davis presenting his work during the Fall 2022 Sophomore Review in the Department of Design at UT Austin
February 16, 2024

In Nov. 2023, junior design student Kahlil Davis attended an information session for Microsoft during the SDCT Career City Limits Speaker Series (CCL). This summer, he’ll be working as a design intern in Redmond, WA for the technology giant.

From “Cringey” Conversations to Connection: Networking with Patti DeNucci

A group photo of UT Austin students posing with Patti DeNucci in front of the Kendra Scott Center sign
February 13, 2024

Author and "Intentional Networker" Patti DeNucci led the workshop “Build Your Conversation and Networking Confidence with Patti DeNucci” for UT students on Feb. 5. DeNucci believes striking authentic and meaningful conversations — whether in a 30-minute interview or 30-second elevator ride — opens space for professional growth and personal fulfillment.