University of Jamestown’s Graphic Design for E-Commerce curriculum offers the theory and skills students need for a career in graphic design, as well as providing the liberal arts background that employers seek.

Graphic Design Factsheet

Graphic Design for E-Commerce Major

The Graphic Design for E-Commerce major at the University of Jamestown is offered by the Department of Computer Science and Technology with assistance from the Art Department, Department of Business, and Department of Communication Arts. This unique combination of courses in the areas of visual art, communication, marketing, and computer technology skills, is greatly needed to aid current business and industry. This major is offered for students whose interests and future endeavors may involve the creation or implementation of computer developed visual communications. Degrees in Graphic Design for E-Commerce lead to jobs in commercial art, website development and management, illustration, advertising, marketing and communications. In our unique program, you will:

  1. Learn the basics of good design, which include the way type and images are used to make visual statements. Whether your goal is to work in print or multimedia, you’ll learn to use the cutting-edge computer programs that every graphic designer today needs to know.
  2. Learn marketing skills that allow you to create an environment where your ultimate delivery goals are supported through market research, design and maintenance in every aspect of the organization to satisfy your target audience’s needs.
  3. Learn necessary communication skills to combine a convincing argument with the appropriate medium to effectively deliver your message.



Distinctions of the University of Jamestown Graphic Design for E-Commerce program include:

  • Small class sizes with the focus on excellence in teaching and student learning
  • Significant opportunities for international study, hands-on field experience, and co-curricular activities

Specific coursework for this major is outlined can be Viewed Here or downloaded here.

Our Academic Catalogs provide information on policies and procedures, the admissions process, programs of study, and degree requirements.

As course offerings can change from semester to semester, working with the Registrar’s office will ensure that your courses are kept on schedule so that you can graduate in four years.

DEPARTMENT CHAIR
Erik Sand, MSAssistant Professor

Certifications/Degrees: MS, North Dakota State University

Email:sand@uj.edu
More information about the chair.
DEPARTMENT CHAIR
Mary Reed, MBAAssociate Professor

Certifications/Degrees: MBA, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Email:mreed@uj.edu
More information about the chair.

Certifications/Degrees:
MAT, Minot State University – Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics and Computer Science.
Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching, Augustana University, 2017

Email:lemm@uj.edu

Certifications/Degrees:
MFA, University of Georgia;
Professor of the Year, 1997

Email:cox@uj.edu

Certifications/Degrees: M. Ed. from Benedictine University

Email:Mary.Weber@uj.edu

Certifications/Degrees:
M.S. University of Dallas;
PhD Alliant International University

Email:msarabak@uj.edu
  • Mary Reed, MBA Associate Professor

    mreed@uj.edu | PH: 701-252-3467 ext. 5019

  • Erik Sand, MS Assistant Professor

    sand@uj.edu | PH: 701-252-3467 ext. 5499