The general minimum UMKC requirement in semester hours of acceptable college work for an undergraduate degree is 120 semester hours (150 for a double degree or a second degree). However, a number of undergraduate and first professional degrees have higher minimum requirements as indicated in the specific school's section of this catalog. A minimum of 30 hours must be earned at UMKC, regardless of the number and level of hours earned at another institution.

UMKC graduates returning to UMKC to complete requirements for additional majors or minors, must complete all requirements for a second degree including the accumulation of a minimum of 150 hours.  UMKC does not award stand-alone majors or minors on transcripts at any time.  Transcripts will reflect all attempted courses, regardless of graduation status.