LeMoyne-Owen College is a four-year liberal arts institution that prepares students to become critical thinkers and to become contributors to their respective communities. The College promotes diversity in its student body, staff, and faculty. Its core curriculum, emphasizing a multicultural education is a national model shown to build student confidence. The student is challenged by a rigorous course of study in English communication, literature, African American history, humanities, natural science, biological science, mathematics, social science, and lifetime fitness. LeMoyne-Owen College is accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate degree.