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2015 FIG Clusters

The Discovery Scholars Program (DSP) is a learning community designed to assist select students in the School of Undergraduate Studies with their transition from high school to college. This 360 Connection offers individualized academic coaching and planning, student development, peer mentoring, tutorial assistance, and an overall emphasis on comprehensive wellness. Students in DSP will focus on developing the knowledge and skills to navigate and thrive in college with a focus on connection to university resources, study strategies, and major and career exploration. All students in DSP will enroll in a DSP FIG. Please contact the DSP Office at 512-232-7585 if you have questions.

For a PDF version of the Discovery Scholars Program FIG clusters listed below, please download our Discovery Scholars Program brochure

Analyzers
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
PSY 301 Introduction to Psychology (DSP)
UGS 303 African Americans in Sport

Contenders
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
PSY 301 Introduction to Psychology (DSP)
UGS 303 Freedom: Philos/Hist/Law

Innovators
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
CH 301 Principles of Chemistry I (DSP)
CH 108 Conference Course
UGS 303 Medical Ethics

Creators
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
CH 301 Principles of Chemistry I (DSP)
CH 108 Conference Course
UGS 303 Global Inequalities and Health

Liberators
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
EDP 312 Issues and Debates in Life Development (DSP)
UGS 303 US Public Ed: Promise & Peril

Adventurers
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
EDP 312 Issues and Debates in Life Development (DSP)
UGS 303 How Immigration is Changing Amer

Explorers
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
UGS 303 Gender, Slavery, and Freedom
SOC 302 Intro to the Study of Society

Negotiators
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
AMS 310 Intro to American Studies
UGS 303 Rethinking the Founding

Defenders
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
M 305G Preparation for Calculus-CNS
UGS 303 US Public Education

Instructors
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
UGS 303 Freedom: Philos/Hist/Law
M 408K Differential Calculus

Examiners
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
SDS 302 Data Analysis for Health Sciences
UGS 303 The Dr/Patient Relationship

Legislators
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
M 302 Introduction to Mathematics
UGS 303 Mass Incarceration

Investigators
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
RHE 306 Rhetoric and Writing
UGS 303 Jerusalem

Seekers
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR
RHE 306 Rhetoric and Writing
UGS 303 Modernity and Art of Uncanny

Observers
UGS 018 First-Year Interest Group SMNR