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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.

2014 FIG Clusters

Advertising

A Different Perspective
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
ADV 319 Psychology of Advertising
ARC 308 Architecture and Society
UGS 303 Italy Through the Arts

Comm This Way
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
ARH 301 Introduction to Visual Arts
ADV 319 Psychology of Advertising
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
UGS 303 Sustaining a Planet

Society and Culture
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
ADV 305S Integrated Comm for Sports
T D 301 Introduction to Theatre
GRG 305 This Human World: Intro to GRG

Public Relations

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

Comm Free
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
ADV 319 Psychology of Advertising
UGS 303 Ideas of the Twentieth Century
ADV 315 History & Devel of Advertising

Comm On Up
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
ADV 319 Psychology of Advertising
CMS 306M Professional Communication Skills
GRG 305 This Human World: Intro to GRG

Ready, Set, FIG
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
P R 305S Integrated Comm for Sports
ARH 301 Intro to Visual Arts

Comm Sciences & Disorder

CommUnity
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
CSD 308K Perspectives of Deafness
T D 301 Introduction to Theatre

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
ANT 304 Intro Archeol Studies: Prehist
UGS 303 Modern Family

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

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 US Public Ed: Promise and Peril

Speak Now
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
CMS 306M Professional Comm Skills
M 302 Introduction to Mathematics
T D 301 Introduction to Theatre

Radio/Television/Film

Exit Stage Left
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
RTF 314 Development of Motion Picture
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 316M Race, Ethnicity and the Media
UGS 303 Population Change

Musicology
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
RTF 316 History of Television and Radio
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 314 Development of Motion Picture
T D 303 Fundamentals of Acting
PSY 301 Intro to Psychology

Understanding Global Media
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
RTF 316M Race, Ethnicity, and the Media
HIS 317L The United States and Africa
UGS 303 US Foreign Policy

Media Made America
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
RTF 314 Development of Motion Picture
HIS 315K Intro to American Studies
ANT 305 Expressive Culture

Journalism

Journies
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
J 301F Fundamental Issues in Journalism
P S 303 Intro Phys Sci I: Mech and Heat
AMS 310 Intro to American Studies

Newsies
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
J 301F Fundamental Issues in Journalism
BIO 301D Bio for Business/Law/Lib Arts
UGS 303 Sustaining a Planet

The Write Stuff
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
J 301F Fundamental Issues in Journalism
T D 301 Introduction to Theatre
UGS 303 Freedom: Philosophy/HIS/Law

Newsworthy
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
T D 301 Introduction to Theatre
ADV 319 Psychology of Advertising
J 301F Fundamental Issues in Journalism

Writing with the Stars
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
T D 301 Introduction to Theatre
ADV 315 History & Devel of Advertising
J 301F Fundamental Issues in Journalism

Media Frenzy
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
J 01F Fundamental Issues in Journalism
E 314L Banned Books and Novel Ideas
M 302 Introduction to Mathematics

Undecided

Comm Decisions
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
RTF 314 Development of Motion Picture
ADV 315 History & Devel of Advertising
UGS 303 Films and Filmmakers of Italy

Commtastic
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
RTF 316 History of Television and Radio
T D 303 Fundamentals of Acting