UT Dallas School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication ATEC


Prospective Freshman Sophmore Junior Senior Graduate

Our degree plans allow students to design personalized programs that draw on areas including animation, interactive design, interactive narrative and games, virtual environments and sound design. All students participate in group projects and many have the opportunity to engage in research with faculty.

The merging of arts and technology has created a competitive field with high growth potential. Graduates with degrees in arts and technology work in the entertainment, business, education, medical and science industries and more.

To see examples of the skill sets developed by our students, check out our gallery.

Incoming or current undergraduate Arts & Technology and Emerging Media & Communication majors who are or will be enrolled full-time (12 hours) are eligible to apply for the ATEC Greater Texas Foundation – Tech Titans Removing Educational Barriers Scholarship. This scholarship provides need-based awards for undergraduate students enrolled in ATEC programs for tuition, fees, books, and living expenses.  Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be a US citizen, permanent resident or have lived in Texas for at least part of their high school experience to qualify.

Application Form

Make an appointment for a campus tour with enrollment services. If you have further questions about the ATEC program please email an advisor to schedule an appointment.