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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 or visit this page.

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

2015 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

Big Bang to Apocalypse
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
UGS 303 End of the World As We Know It
R S 310 Intro to the Study of Religion
AST 301 Intro to Astronomy

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

Human Rights
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
SOC 308G Rich & Poor in America
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 Violence in the Age of Peace

Law and Order
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
BIO 301M Ecology, Evolution, and Society
PHL 304 Contemporary Moral Problems
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
PHL 317K Intro to Philosophy of Arts

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
UGS 303 The Dr/Patient Relationship
CH 301 Principles of Chemistry I
SDS 302 Data Analysis for Health Prof.

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

Risky Business
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
ECO 304K Introduction to Microeconomics
M 408K Differential Calculus
UGS 303 Emerging Markets

Science and Society
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
SDS 302 Data Analysis for Health Prof.
UGS 303 Sleep: Are We Getting Enough?
SOC 302 Intro to the Study of Society

Social Fabric
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
UGS 303 Modern Family
PSY 319K Social Psychology
C C 303 Intro to Classical Mythology

Social Justice
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
C C 301 Introduction to Ancient Greece
E 314L Banned Books and Novel Ideas
UGS 303 Mass Incarceration

Tales and Tails
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
C C 301 Introduction to Ancient Greece
E 314L Cult Classics
ANT 301 Physical Anthropology

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

Wealth, Health, Inequality
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
HS 301 Intro to Health & Society
ECO 304K Intro to Microeconomics
UGS 303 Global Inequalities and Health

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
GRG 301K Weather and Climate
M 408K Differential Calculus
UGS 303 Sustaining a Planet

Revolutions
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
HIS 315K The U.S: 1492-1865
P S 303 Intro Phys Sci. I: Mech & Heat
UGS 303 Patriotism and Human Rights

Big Screens, Small Screens
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
ANT 305 Expressive College
RTF 305 Introduction to Media Studies
UGS 303 Bollywood India and After

Blue Planet
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
GRG 305 This Human World: Intro to GRG
ANT 301 Physical Anthropology
UGS 303 Oceans and the Human Experience

Criminal Minda
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
PHL 304 Contemporary Moral Problems
PSY 301 Intro to Psychology
UGS 303 Crime Fiction in the Americas

Culture and Change
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
ANT 302 Cultural Anthropology
UGS 303 Middle East Today