First-Year Interest Groups

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College of Liberal Arts FIGs

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.

Sample 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

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

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