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.
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.
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Freshman: Dec. 1*
*Grace Period for Required Materials
If you submit your admissions application by the December 1 deadline, UT Austin will consider required application materials, including essays, transcripts and the application fee, as on time if received by 11:59 p.m. (Central) on Monday, December 9. The College of Fine Arts is also offering this grace period for submission of portfolios. Test scores (ACT, SAT and/or TOEFL) are accepted through December 31.
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) 471-0913