General Education Requirements

General Education

UMKC Essentials

UMKC Essentials is a general education program unique to UMKC, providing a breadth of exposure to disciplines as well as a focus on the hallmarks of our University: Culture & Diversity and Civic & Urban Engagement. Program requirements are outlined in the tabs above.

Missouri Transfer Core 42

Transfer students and first-time college students with more than 24 completed credit hours entering UMKC will elect from the UMKC Essentials General Education Program or the Missouri Core 42 General Education Curriculum. Academic advisors will meet with incoming transfer students to determine which option best serves the student’s educational needs. Program requirements are outlined in the tabs above.