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Students in the College of Liberal Arts FIGs will have fun while easing their transitions to the University. Courses in Liberal Arts FIGs satisfy requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree. Information on how to enroll in a FIG will be discussed during the college meeting on day one of orientation. You may also speak with your academic advisor on how to register for a FIG. For more information about FIGs in the College of Liberal Arts, call 512-471-4271.

For a PDF version of the Liberal Arts FIG clusters listed below, please download our College of Liberal Arts brochure.

2014 FIG Clusters

American Culture
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
ANT 302 Cultural Anthropology
AMS 310 Intro to American Studies
UGS 303 Social Movements in the US

Antiquity Revisited
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
ANT 304 Intro Archeol Studies: Prehist
C C 303 Intro to Classical Mythology
UGS 303 Prehistory of Food

America Rocks
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
MUS 307 History of Rock Music
AMS 310 Intro to American Studies
UGS 303 Intro to Music and Film Sound

Cultural Expression
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
UGS 303 Middle East Today
ANT 305 Expressive Culture

Foreign and Domestic
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
UGS 303 US Foreign Policy
ECO 304K Introduction to Microeconomics

Historical Perspective
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
HIS 315K The United States, 1492-1865
UGS 303 Freedom: Philosophy/Hist/Law
M 302 Intro to Mathematics

Humans and the Environment
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
UGS 303 Lat Amer Envir Hist/Sustainability
ANT 301 Physical Anthropology

Human Rights
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
SOC 308M Sociology of Identity
E 314L Banned Books and Novel Ideas
UGS 303 Freedom: Philosophy/Hist/Law

International Relations
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
GRG 305 This Human World: Intro to GRG
BIO 301D Bio for Business/Law/Lib Arts
UGS 303 US Foreign Policy

Law and Order
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
BIO 301M Ecology, Evolution, and Society
SOC 302 Intro to the Study of Society
UGS 303 Social Scientific Imagination

Literature and Arts
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
E 314L Banned Books and Novel Ideas
AMS 310 Intro to American Studies
RTF 314 Development of Motion Picture

Mind and Body
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
PHL 303M Mind and Body
PSY 301 Intro to Psychology
BIO 301D Bio for Business/Law/Lib Arts

Pre-Health Professions
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
BIO 311C Introductory Biology I
CH 301 Principles of Chemistry I

Pre-Health Professions II
UGS 018 FIRST-YR