Bachelor of Science in Information and Computer Technology

The Information and Computer Technology (ICT) program prepares students for successful careers in the very dynamic field of Information Technology (IT). ICT students learn both theoretical and applied strategies in the design, deployment, security, and troubleshooting of computer networks in small, medium, and large organizations. Students gain valuable hands-on experiences in our state-of-the-art laboratories, as well as through industry internships, coops, and capstone projects. The program integrates industry-standard curriculum, heterogeneous internetworking technologies, operating systems, and cloud technologies from leading companies such as Cisco Systems, EMC Corporation, Juniper Networks, IBM, Microsoft, Network Appliance, and RedHat to mention a few. The hands-on nature, technical currency, and technological diversity of our programs make our students very competitive in today's global job market and allows them to "hit the ground running" upon employment.

BS Information & Computer Technology Overview
Mission and Objectives
ICT Curriculum Guide
ICT Four year Plan (Networking Concentration)
ICT Minor Curriculum Guide
ICT Four year Plan (Security Concentration)
ICT Four year Plan (Information Technology Concentration)

 

Work experience is an important area of emphasis in the Information and Computer Technology program. Several organizations work closely with our program to provide short and long-term opportunities for students including, but not limited to:

  • ECU ITCS
  • Bandwidth.com
  • Bell South
  • Cisco Systems
  • Credit Suisse
  • DIMONEMC
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Honeywell
  • International Business Machines (IBM)
  • NACCO
  • Nephos6
  • NetApp
  • Oracle
  • Red Hat
  • Verizon
  • Vidant Health
  • Wavelength Wireless
  • Wayne Memorial Hospital

Capstone Presentations from the College of Engineering and Technology

The following videos are examples of capstone projects for ICTN majors. This class covers a full academic calendar year and is hosted by Dr. Charles Lesko of the College of Engineering and Technology at East Carolina University. The Capstone class contains an open-ended design project that begins in the fall with the development of the project proposal, and continues into spring with the execution and completion of the proposed project. Each project is handled by a single team throughout the year, and results in a final presentation at the end of the course. These videos are the recorded final presentation for the Capstone class.

Boys & Girls Club of Pitt County

Boys & Girls Club

Description: The main goal of this project is to update and document the network of the Boys and Girls Club located on Fire Tower Rd. in Pitt County. The team will be concentrating on several tasks to accomplish this project including: cable management, documentation of existing network, remote access, centralized authentication, separation of the network designed for the patrons from the executive branch located in the same building.

Williams Family Chiropractic Infrastructure Upgrade

Williams Family Chiropractic Project

Description: The Williams Family Chiropractic project involves upgrading the current office infrastructure and making further recommendations for subsequent upgrades in the near future, including updating the PC's with new SSDs, upgrading the OS to Windows 7, adding a patient Wi-Fi hotspot, and backup server.

Additional Capstone Videos

AOII

Description: The AOII Sorority House located in Greenville, NC was in need of a revamp and overhaul of the existing network. After determining the current network problems, we updated devices and implemented a new wireless network with stable connectivity.

Link to Mediasite: https://mediasite.ecu.edu/MS/Play/622caa743f784815a63f17d5fccb897b1d

NASA IPv6

Description: With collaboration with Nephos6© and NASA, a team of ECU students will collect and analyze the IPv6 effectiveness of NASA's public facing websites. V6Sonar©, a user experience monitoring platform developed by Nephos6©, will be used to collect extensive data measuring the IPv6 effectiveness of NASA services. NASA web domains will be tested in terms of user experience as compared to IPv4. Sonar agents from various geographic locations in North America, Europe, and Asia are employed to poll each agency site at specified intervals for a period of 7 days.

Link to Mediasite: https://mediasite.ecu.edu/MS/Play/36d26ece98514c12b910eabae7fc11a71d

Ft. Fischer Cyber Shark

Description: For a public education facility, interactivity is key. The Director of the North Carolina Aquarium at Ft. Fischer has expressed that there exists an opportunity for a group of East Carolina University students to help expand not only the facility's interactive capacity, but also their skills and technological prowess by working to design and implement a touch-screen based content delivery system for several of the animal exhibits on campus.

Link to Mediasite: https://mediasite.ecu.edu/MS/Play/44e1b190ff364df0a635535c61ec6b321d

Wayne Community College Virtual World System Development

Description: Wayne Community College located in Goldsboro, North Carolina would like to create a virtual classroom environment for the surrounding high schools. These schools would attend classes online for the subjects of Auto Cad and Hydraulics. The solution to the project is to download an open source program from http://opensimulator.org to create an online virtual world that students can access via the internet and a client viewer on their computer that will allow them to access the virtual world.

Link to Mediasite: https://mediasite.ecu.edu/MS/Play/481e7d0da2ca4cfb822c87209db2742c1d

G&M Service Company

Description: The focus of this project will be the implementation of a more efficient network, and the building of a database-type quoting program for the G&M Service Company, a heating and air conditioning company in Raleigh, NC. The first objective is to have functional database-based quoting program implemented into the businesses day-to-day operations. The second objective will be to replace any devices with devices that will work with the new program standpoint. The third objective will be to make sure that things run smoothly, and look organized for their permanent operation.

Link to Mediasite: https://mediasite.ecu.edu/MS/Play/c4fe341acf1c4e7abc008c8c5a95b3e91d

"The Advisory Board of the Information Computer Technology Program meets at least once each year to provide input on academics, research, administration, outreach, advocacy, and development. The Board reviews the graduate and undergraduate curriculum and degree programs, program educational objectives, and program learning outcomes, and offers suggestions for change to keep them current. The Board evaluates the quality and scope of our research, its relationship to our programs, its relevancy and helps guide future directions. The Board recommends ways to build new relationships with industry and to strengthen existing relationships."

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Mr. Kris Augustus
Enterprise Applications (Web) Supervisor
Information Technology and Computing Services
East Carolina University
augustusk@ecu.edu

Ms. Constance Boahn

Ms. Constance Boahn
Board Secretary
Department Chair, Engineering and Information Technologies
Central Carolina Community College
cboahn@cccc.edu

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Mr. James Bradshaw
Solutions Engineer
Net App
jbradsha@alumni.ecu.edu

Dale Drummond

Mr. Dale Drummond
Board Co-Chair
Team Lead / Sr. Network Management Engineer
MCNC
ddrummond@mcnc.org

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Mr. Ryan Gibson
University Relations Manager
Cisco Systems
ryagibso@cisco.com

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Ms. Denise Helfrich
Manager Support
Cisco Systems
dhelfric@cisco.com

Phillip King

Mr. Philip King
Director, Information Technology
Credit Suisse
philip.king@credit-suisse.com

Sunil Ladekar

Mr. Sunil Ladekar
Member of Technical Staff (Switch Engineering Lead)
NetApp, Inc.
Sunil.Ladekar@netapp.com

Mr. Rob Martin

Mr. Rob Martin
Sr. Security Engineer
Cisco Systems
robemar4@cisco.com

Ciprian Popoviciu

Ciprian Popoviciu PhD, MBA
CEO, Nephos6 Inc.
chip@nephos6.com

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Ms. Lauren Power
Red Hat Academy Specialist
Red Hat, Inc.
lpower@redhat.com

Allen Stocks

Mr. Allen Stocks
Business Analyst
Hyster-Yale
allen.stocks@hyster-yale.com

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Ms. Lindsey Street
Converged Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Net App
Lindsey.Street@netapp.com

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Ms. Trisha Turlington
Business Development Manager
Red Hat, Inc.
tturling@redhat.com

Speakman 2018 ICT

Bob Speakman
VP, Chief Technology Officer
Vidant Health
robert.speakman@vidanthealth.com