The University of Texas at Austin
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Signature Courses

The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

We design a variety of courses by matching student interests with faculty expertise from every college and school at the university. The result is a common intellectual experience for all first-year students.

Step Outside the Obvious

Don’t feel restricted by your major or college when choosing your course. This is a great opportunity to explore, and many concepts in the Si