Texas Tech University

TTU student in bird costume on-stage

School of Theatre & Dance
Bachelor of Fine Arts 

B.F.A. Concentration in Design/Technology

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in Design/Technology is a professional degree program designed to prepare students for entry-level design and technology related positions in the professional theatre and related fields. Successful design and technology students will experience all areas of design and production through studio courses and are expected to realize their work through significant roles on departmental productions each semester.

We encourage you to visit us!  We offer complimentary tickets to experiencing one of our productions.  We will also arrange for a tour of the facilities and to sit in on a class if desired. This provides an opportunity to meet our faculty and students, and to see first-hand what we do at Texas Tech.  Tours of the entire campus are also available through the Office of Admissions.

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What Sets Us Apart

Our mission is to train the designer and technician for a professional career within the broad spectrum of the entertainment industry. Our faculty is comprised of artists and academicians who work professionally around the nation, as well as internationally, in and across all mediums. We are committed to sharing our knowledge and expertise with our students through rigorous, engaging classroom training and practical application as they prepare for professional careers within our industry.

Entrance into the program is through the jury process. Students may jury into the program upon arrival, or when juries are held at the end of each semester. 

Realized Project

Students have at least one realized project each semester

Blended Studio Courses

Blended studio courses provide collaborative and project-based learning 


Participate in industry organizations: KCACTF and USITT

Study Abroad

Opportunities for Study Abroad 

Program Highlights

We have a very small student to teacher ratio, meaning that student receive intensive mentorship. The design and technology area serves both theatre and dance, meaning students have the opportunity to work in a variety of media and in all performance spaces.



Apply Now

Students interested in declaring for the BFA Design/Technology program in the 2023-24 academic year must submit a separate application and portfolio via Acceptd. Create your account there, then select APPLICATIONS and choose the College of Visual & Performing Arts Application at the bottom of the page. Questions about the application? Email talk@ttu.edu

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Higher Program Offering

Students pursuing the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in Design/Technology could apply for our Master of Fine Arts degree in Theatre Arts here at Texas Tech University.  



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Abed Monawar
Senior Academic Advisor