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Moody College of Communication FIGs

Making the transition to University life can be confusing and stressful. The Moody College of Communication aims to ease this transition for students through the First-Year Interest Group Program (FIG). Students who participate in the Moody FIG Program find their freshman year to be informative, enlightening, and fun. Moody FIGs seek to create and foster collaborative student communities formed around majors and shared interests.

The curriculum has been specifically designed to support a holistic approach to learning that nurtures lasting connections to peers, faculty, staff, the Moody College and The University of Texas through academic, personal, and social components. Your academic advisor will be happy to assist you with your choice during Orientation. For more information, please call 512-471-1553.

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

2015 FIG Clusters

Advertising

A Different Perspective
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
ADV 319 Psychology of Advertising
ARC 308 Architecture and Society

Comm This Way
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
ADV 315 History and Devel. of Advertising
UGS 303 Language in the Media
P S 303 Intro Phys Sci I: Mech and Heat

Information Highway
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
ADV 319 Psychology of Advertising
PSY 301 Introduction to Psychology
ARH 301 Intro to Visual Arts

Society and Culture
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
ADV 319 Psychology of Advertising
UGS 303 Jane Austen on Page and Screen

Public Relations

Comm Change the World
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
ADV 319 Psychology of Advertising
UGS 303 Our Global Backyard
GRG 301K Weather and Climate

Ready, Set, FIG
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
P R 305S Integrated Comm for Sports
RTF 301N Subversive Media/Counter Culture

*Storytellers
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
CMS 306M Professional Comm Skills
ADV 315 History & Devel of Advertising
UGS 303 Modernity and Art of Uncanny

Comm Feel the Beat
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
AMS 310 Intro to American Studies
ADV 319 Psychology of Advertising
MUS 302L Intro to Western Music

Comm Sciences & Disorder

CommUnity
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
CSD 308K Perspectives on Deafness
CMS 306M Professional Comm Skills

Modern Times
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
CSD 308K Perspectives on Deafness
BIO 301M Ecology, Evolution, & Society
CMS 306M Professional Comm Skills

Pathways
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
CSD 308K Perspectives of Deafness
P S 303 Intro Phys Sci I: Mech & Heat
CMS 306M Professional Comm Skills

Comm Talk to Me
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
CMS 306M Professional Comm Skills
CSD 308K Perspectives of Deafness
T D 301 Introduction to Theatre

Communication Studies

Comm Along
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
CMS 306M Professional Comm Skills
AMS 310 Intro to American Studies
BIO 301D Bio for Bus/Law/Lib Arts

Commonality
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
CMS 306M Professional Comm Skills
UGS 303 Modern Family
ANT 304 Intro to Archaeol Stud.: Prehistory

House of COMM
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
CMS 306M Professional Comm Skills
P S 303 Intro Phys Sci I: Mech and Heat
UGS 303 Modernity and Art of Uncanny

Speak Now
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
CMS 306M Professional Comm Skills
M 302 Introduction to Mathematics
SOC 308N Compar. Relig/Politics/Culture

Radio/Television/Film

Exit Stage Left
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
RTF 307 Media and Society
T D 303 Fundamentals of Acting
P S 303 Intro Phys. Sci I: Mech and Heat

The 21st Century
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
RTF 307 Media and Society
UGS 303 Modern Family
HIS 315G Intro to American Studies

Musicology
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
RTF 308 Devel. of Film and Media
MUS 307 History of Rock Music
UGS 303 Intro to Music and Film Sound

Freud, Film, and Fun
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
RTF 308 Devel. of Film and Media
T D 303 Fundamentals of Acting
PSY 301 Intro to Psychology

Show Runners
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
RTF 307 Media and Society
UGS 303 Bollywood India and After

Lights, Camera, Action
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
RTF 308 Development of Film and Media
ECO 301 Intro to Economics

Journalism

Journies
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
J 301F Fundamental Issues in Journalism
P R 305s Integrated Comm for Sports
UGS 303 African Americans in Sport

Newsies
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
J 302F Digital Storytelling Basics
M 302 Intro to Mathematics
UGS 303 Freedom: Philos/Hist/Law

The Write Stuff
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
J 301F Fundamental Issues in Journalism
ADV 319 Psychology of Advertising
SOC 307E Comtemp. US Social Problems

Newsworthy
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
MUS 302L Intro to Western Music
HIS 317L Black Power Movement
J 301F Fundamental Issues in Journalism

Writing with the Stars
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
RTF 307 Media and Society
AST 301 Intro to Astronomy
J 301F Fundamental Issues in Journalism

Media Frenzy
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
J 01F Fundamental Issues in Journalism
GRG 301K Weather and Climate
T D 301 Introduction to Theatre

Undecided

Communication Means Business (for those interested in business)
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
M 408K Differential Calculus
ECO 304K Intro to Microeconomics
UGS 303 Grey is Good

Decision Makers
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
RTF 307 Media and Society
ADV 319 Psychology of Advertising
UGS 303 Writing, Scripts, and Literacy

Divergents
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
RTF 308 Development of Film and Media
J 301F Fundamental Issues in Journalism
ANT 305 Culture and Communication