At Anoka-Ramsey, studying chemistry is more than watching bubbling beakers and memorizing the periodic tables.
Chemistry Department faculty inspire students to think like scientists as they explore the dynamics of chemical transformation. The department's classrooms are equipped with advanced multimedia, and labs feature computers with data acquisition capabilities.
Who We Are
Chemistry Department faculty have an excellent reputation within the community and at transfer institutions. Together with their students, faculty often visit area elementary schools, bringing chemistry alive in the classroom, or serve as science fair judges.
Meet Andy Aspaas
Master of Science (MS) in Organic Chemistry, University of Minnesota; Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Chemistry and Math Minor, Augustana University
Courses We Offer
The Chemistry Department at Anoka-Ramsey does not offer a degree.
Courses offered range from Organic Chemistry to Chemistry in Society. Chemistry courses at Anoka-Ramsey are the standard courses offered by most colleges and universities to first- and second-year students. They are designed for easy transferability.
Anoka-Ramsey is one of the few colleges where students can take the full-year sequence of Principles of Chemistry in just 10 weeks, over the summer.
More About The Department
The Chemistry Department offers student ease in transferability, as the courses offered are the standard courses offered in the first two years at most colleges and universities in the country. The Chemistry faculty have an excellent reputation in the local community and transfer institutions. Faculty and their students are often found at area elementary schools, bringing chemistry alive in the classrooms or serving as science fair judges.
Meet Our Students and Alumni
Meet Jared WalnJared WalnArts & CommunicationMusic
"The whole music department at Anoka Ramsey is amazing! All the instructors are very helpful. Not only are they wonderful educators, but they have also been great mentors for me. They have pushed me, and helped me reach my potential further than I’ve expected."
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“An education is one of the best choices a person can make. For me, my education has benefited me financially, academically and socially.”
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"Anyone of any age wanting to go to college to pursue a degree or general education can come to Anoka-Ramsey and expect a great education and a great time.
When you apply for a scholarship, you will likely get one. I received two scholarships my freshman year: The Otto Bremer Scholarship for $1,500 and the Presidential Scholarship for $3,000."