Arts and Entertainment Technologies (AET) is a cross-disciplinary major that merges creativity and innovation with technologies revolutionizing the arts and entertainment industries. AET offers coursework in game design, themed entertainment, music and sound, motion graphics and video, immersive media, interactive storytelling, and other creative technology fields.
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. Freshman applicants must submit a response to the Creative Design Prompt along with their UT application.
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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.
Freshman Application Deadline: December 1*
*For Fall 2022 applicants who submit their university application by Dec. 1st, additional materials, including the Creative Design Prompt submission for B.A./B.F.A. Design majors, will be accepted through the grace period deadline of Dec. 8th.
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.
David Rezaei, Undergraduate Admissions Coordinator