University of Missouri - Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

UMKC says that "The UMKC General Education Core curriculum is designed o build students' capacity for intellectual inquiry and discovery critical reasoning and effective communication." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.umkc.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:10,453
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:23%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$7,837 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$18,366 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because students may test out of the "Discourse I and II" requirements through SAT and ACT scores.

  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Focus A: Arts and Humanities" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO
  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because math, economics and science are folded into the "Focus B: Scientific Reasoning and Quantitative Analysis" requirement, for which students must select a course in one of the three areas. Therefore, Economics can be avoided.

  • 6. Mathematics

    PARTIAL

    See Note

    One-half credit given for both Mathematics and Natural or Physical Science. Math, economics, and science are folded into the "Focus B: Scientific Reasoning and Quantitative Analysis" requirement, for which students must select one course. Therefore, half credit has been awarded to two subjects.

  • 7. Science

    PARTIAL

    See Note

    One-half credit given for both Mathematics and Natural or Physical Science. Math, economics, and science are folded into the "Focus B: Scientific Reasoning and Quantitative Analysis" requirement, for which students must select one course. Therefore, half credit has been awarded to two subjects.

  • General Education Assessment

    University of Missouri - Kansas City uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/24/2016

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