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First Year Interest Groups FIGs and Liberal Arts (LA) 101

What are FIGs?

A FIG (First-year Interest Group) consists of 15-20 freshman that take two to three courses together as well as a one-hour weekly seminar co-facilitated by both a peer and staff mentor. In the seminar class (UGS 018), you will discuss issues that you will encounter as a freshman, learn about study and time management strategies, engage in social opportunities, and discover opportunities and resources available to you as a UT student. 

For a list of your FIG options and more information about FIGs, please go to the following website

What is LA 101? 

LA 101 is an online 1-hour pass/fail course with a supplemental discussion section that is designed exclusively for first-year students in the College of Liberal Arts. Students in the course will be given the tools to plan their progress through college, prosper in their classes, and prepare for a career after graduation. 

For more information about LA 101 and how it can benefit you, please go to the following website.

LA 101 sections can be found on the course schedule here.