First-Year Interest Groups (FIGs)

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The University has a number of opportunities for involvement. One of the most helpful and highly encouraged are First-Year Interest Groups (FIGs). FIGs are a cohort of approximately 20 students that attend one (or more) classes together. FIGs are designed to expose the many facets of campus life while creating community amongst the students.

The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering has 13 EE FIGs which are able to accommodate approximately 33% of incoming 1st year students.

Learn more about UT First-Year Interest Groups.Typically, students in these FIGs have EE 302 (Introduction to Electrical & Computer Engineering) & EE 306 (Introduction to Computing) together; our two gateway courses.

FIG

Integrated Circuits
Squared for Success
The Trendsetters
Power Up
The Designers
The Electronics
Bits & Bytes
The Resistance
Digital Impact
Transformers
The Electromagnetics
Short Circuits
Circuit Breakers

 

We hope to accomodate 100% of incoming students each Fall semester with our expanded FIG program.