The Department of Chemistry at St.F.X. offers honours, advanced major, and major programs at the B.Sc. level, joint honours and joint advanced majors B.Sc. programs with most of the other sciences, and a postgraduate research degree (M.Sc.). Class sizes are small, particularly at the junior and senior level, providing for a good deal of faculty-student interaction and academic flexibility. The diverse qualifications of the faculty ensures expertise in all the traditional subdisciplines of chemistry.
Due to the support of the University and the Chemistry faculty's continued success in attracting external research funding, the Department possesses a wide variety of modern instrumentation, and specialized software.