Student performing at the Fall 2018 AET concert
Arts and Entertainment Technologies

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.

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: December 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.


David Rezaei, Undergraduate Admissions Coordinator
(512) 471-0913
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