Yes! A FIG is a package deal. However, some FIGs are standalone classes.
FIGs are great because they combine courses that show you different perspectives of a common field of study.
For example the FIG H5 has a CSE and GWSS. We have a shortage of women in the stem field, how can taking this class coupled with computer science broaden your understanding of that subject?
Or a FIG with CHEM 142 (many pre-med majors) linked with a sociology course on health disparities or with one of the public health courses – allows you to take a look at different aspects of the medical field. You gain exposure to a subject from varying disciplines and areas of knowledge.
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