Academics

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ACADEMICS
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Department of Design

Our human-centered Design programs empowers students with a rich, multi-faceted educational experience that's focused on solving problems and creating new processes, products and services for people.

Students demo their video games at Digital Demo Day

Department of Arts and Entertainment Technologies

Arts and Entertainment Technologies is designed to facilitate the creation of new works and inventions that explore, expand and transform the arts and technology.

Students in Integrated Design class

Center for Integrated Design

The Center for Integrated Design connects people from diverse disciplines through collective, human-centered design thinking with a multidisciplinary curriculum that allows ALL UT students the opportunity to study design methodology.

Stacy Chang and Beto Lopez at the announcement for the Design Institute for Health

Design Institute for Health

The Design Institute for Health is a first-of-its-kind initiative dedicated to applying a creative design-based approach to the nation’s health care challenges — and rapidly integrating that perspective into medical education and community health programs.

A student demos a VR game at Digital Demo Day.

Game and Mobile Media Applications (GAMMA) Program

The Game and Mobile Media Applications (GAMMA) Program is an interdisciplinary undergraduate certificate program that produces graduates ready to design, develop and provide leadership for the exploding growth in game, mobile app, and creative media agencies and studios in Texas and around the world.

Design students brainstorm for a project with Post-Its

BDP in Design Strategies

The Center for Integrated Design is working to create a Bridging Disciplines Program in Design Strategies to offer design thinking courses to all undergraduates. Courses are currently being offered, and the BDP is expected to come online in fall 2019.