A First-year Interest Group (FIG) consists of 15-20 first-year students who 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), students discuss issues that new students commonly encounter, learn about study and time management strategies, engage in social opportunities, and discover opportunities and resources available to UT students. In addition, FIGs
Each Liberal Arts FIG is suitable for a number of academic interests, including: medicine, law, the arts, international studies, business, criminology, gender studies, communications, and religious studies. You may choose any FIG regardless of your intended major or career path.