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. Freshman applicants must submit a response to the Creative Design Prompt along with their UT application.

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.

Freshman Application Deadline: Dec. 1*

*The ApplyTexas or Coalition application Freshman deadline for Fall 2021 has been extended through December 15 to be considered for the regular deadline. Students may submit all additional application items until December 21.

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, SDCT Admissions Coordinator

(512) 471-0913

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