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First-year students who enroll in College of Liberal Arts (COLA) FIGs will have fun while transitioning to UT Austin. All of the courses in COLA FIGs satisfy requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree. Information on how to enroll in a FIG will be shared during orientation. You may also speak with your academic advisor on how to register for a FIG. For more information about FIGs in COLA, call 512-471-4271.

2016 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
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB

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
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB

Big Bang to Apocalypse
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
UGS 303 Ideas of the 20th Century
R S 310 Intro to the Study of Religion
AST 301 Intro to Astronomy
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB

Foreign and Domestic
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
UGS 303 US-Mexico Relations
ECO 304K Introduction to Microeconomics
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB

Human Rights
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
HIS 317L Establishing Am, 1565-1815
UGS 303 Freedom: Philosophy/Hist/Law
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB

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 Russia and the West
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB

Law and Order
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
BIO 301M Ecology, Evolution, and Society
PHL 304 Contemporary Moral Problems
UGS 303 Law & Literature
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB

Law and Order II
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
BIO 301M Ecology, Evolution, and Society
PHL 304 Contemporary Moral Problems
UGS 303 Law & Literature
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB

Literature and Arts
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
UGS 303 Modernity and Art of Uncanny
AMS 310 Intro to American Studies
PHL 317K Intro to Philosophy of Arts
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB

Mind and Body
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
PHL 303M Mind and Body
PSY 301 Intro to Psychology
UGS 303 Placing Ourselves
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB

Multiculturalism
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
SOC 302 Intro to the Study of Society
HIS 317L Establishing Am, 1565-1815
UGS 303 Cross Cultural Tongues
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB

Pre-Health Professions
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
UGS 303 The Dr/Patient Relationship
CH 301 Principles of Chemistry I
SDS 302 Data Analysis for Health Prof.
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB

Pre-Health Professions II
UGS 018 FIRST-YR INTEREST GROUP-LARTS
UGS 303 Medical Ethics
CH 301 Principles of Chemistry I
M 408K Differential Calculus
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB

Risky Business
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
ECO 304K Introduction to Microeconomics
M 408K Differential Calculus
UGS 303 Emerging Markets
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB

Risky Business II
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
ECO 304K Introduction to Microeconomics
M 408K Differential Calculus
UGS 303 Emerging Markets
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB

Science and Society
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
SDS 302 Data Analysis for Health Prof.
UGS 303 Love in Times of Stress
SOC 302 Intro to the Study of Society
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB

Social Fabric
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
UGS 303 Love in Times of Stress
PSY 319K Social Psychology
C C 303 Intro to Classical Mythology
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB

Social Justice
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
C C 301 Introduction to Ancient Greece
UGS 303 Mass Incarceration
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB
HIS 317L The Black Power Movement

Twilight Zone
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
PHL 303M Mind and Body
R S 310 Intro to Study of Religion
UGS 303 Modernity and Art of Uncanny
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB

Wealth, Health, Inequality
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
HS 301 Intro to Health & Society
ECO 304K Intro to Microeconomics
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB
SDS 302 Data Analysis for Health Prof.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
GRG 301K Weather and Climate
ANT 302 Cultural Anthropology
UGS 303 Lat Amer Envir Hist/Sustainbl
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB

Big Screens, Small Screens
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
ANT 305 Expressive Culture
RTF 305 Introduction to Media Studies-WB
UGS 303 Jane Austen on Page and Screen
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB

Blue Planet
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
GRG 305 This Human World: Intro to GRG
ANT 301 Bio/Phys Anthropology
UGS 303 Our Global Backyard
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB

Criminal Minda
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
PHL 304 Contemporary Moral Problems
PSY 301 Intro to Psychology
UGS 303 Life and Death Decisions
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB

Culture and Change
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
ANT 302 Cultural Anthropology
UGS 303 Middle East Today
L A 101P Creating Academic Pathways-WB