Freshman Admissions

Student performing at the Fall 2018 AET concert

Arts and Entertainment Technologies

Arts and Entertainment Technologies (AET) is an interdisciplinary major that merges creativity and innovation with the technologies revolutionizing the arts and entertainment industries. AET offers coursework across four emphasis areas: Game Development; Projection, Lighting and Interactivity (PLAI); Digital Visualization and Music and Sound.

Instructor Jiwon Park in the workshop with students


The undergraduate Design program empowers students with a rich, multi-faceted educational experience that poises graduates for careers in the design professions or an entrepreneurial endeavor. Students learn how to solve problems and create new processes, products and services for people. A portfolio is required to apply to Design.

Plan a visit

The best way to get to know the School of Design and Creative Technologies is in-person. Plan a visit to campus to get to know our programs, our people and our many resources and offerings.

Application Deadlines
Freshman: Dec. 1

Important tips for all applicants

All areas admit new students for fall semesters only.

Select a Fine Arts major as your first-choice major when completing the UT Austin application for admission.

Learn more about the general steps for applying to UT Austin here.


School of Design and Creative Technologies
Phone: (512) 471-0265

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