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 Leetha PhommachackLeetha PhommachackNursing RNAS Nursing
"Anoka-Ramsey offers many tools for students to become successful in their journey of higher education. I really appreciated the amount of support there is for non-traditional students such as myself."
Meet Andrew SandahlAndrew SandahlMnTC, EngineeringAS Engineering
"I chose Anoka-Ramsey to fulfill generals and core electives for an electrical engineering degree, to keep overall tuition inexpensive, and to stay close to home. The pre-engineering degree gives beginner engineering students the fundamentals that they need in mathematics, physics, engineering and chemistry. These are crucial to the development they need to build upon when transferring to a university to finish their bachelor's degree."
Meet LaShaunda NewsomLaShaunda NewsomNatural SciencesBiological Science
"Anoka-Ramsey has so many resources and the instructors are very helpful. The majority of my instructors were great but the one that sticks out the most is Jennifer Braido. She’s awesome and helpful."