Department of Arts and Entertainment Technologies
Step into the future with a Bachelor of Science from the Department of Arts and Entertainment Technologies (AET). A Bachelor of Science in AET equips graduates with the technological mindset needed to achieve their creative goals across the fields of visualization, sound, games, storytelling, and immersive media, in both digital and real physical spaces.
Situated within the nationally ranked School of Design and Creative Technologies (SDCT) at The University of Texas, AET offers a unique opportunity for design and tech enthusiasts to expand their knowledge while embracing the vibrant spirit of Austin. Join our community of creators, leaders, and educators who redefine and enhance the future of creative technologies and human experiences.
Our program is designed alongside industry partners and updated frequently with new courses to keep you on the leading edge of emerging creative technologies.
AET Student Work
Our students mix user-centered design, storytelling, and technology to create unique and impactful cross-platform experiences that reshape the future.
Campus to Career
AET graduates are creative technologists, game designers, 3D artists, sound designers, experience designers, content creators, lighting designers, and more. Our dedicated Industry Relations team is ready to help jumpstart your future career.
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Immersive Labs & Equipment
Our project-based coursework gives you room to experiment and expand your own creative practice with professional-grade equipment and learning experiences in our cutting-edge computer labs.
Courses For All Majors
Build skills in digital arts or game design to complement any field of study with the Bridging Disciplines Program or Game Design & Development Program.