Computer Science Department

The mission of the Computer Science Department is to:

  1. Prepare students for participation in all phases of software development;
  2. Provide a foundation of fundamental concepts which will accommodate emerging technologies;
  3. Promote the university's overall mission of integrating faith, learning and living.

The CS Department is in the College of Sciences. We offer degrees in Computer Science and Software Development which prepare students for placement in the following positions:

  • Software Engineer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Database Programmer/Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Web Developer
  • Graduate studies in Computer Science

Additional information can be obtained from Dr. Tim Baird. Admission information is available from Harding University Admissions.


Spring 2015 Computing Seminar Schedule

Seminars are held in Science 113. All Friday seminars are at 7:00 am; seminars on other days are at 4:00 pm. All are welcome!

FriFeb 6Aaron Zimmerman
Allison Calloway
Mathematical Optimization and OpenMDAO
Psychological Factors in Software Development
FriFeb 13Isacar Racine
Daniel Sebastian
SASS - Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets
ThuFeb 19Jordan Powell
Robust E-Commerce Architecture
ThuFeb 26Justin Nesselrotte
Carver Petty
Open Source Software Development
FriFeb 27Austin CallowayMIDI
FriMar 6Austin Andrews
Paul Bradley
Procedural Content Generation in Games
Regular Expressions
ThuMar 19Bob Key
Software Quality Assurance
FriMar 20Caleb Hopper
Evan Smith
Antivirus Software
Software Transactional Memory
FriMar 27Tony Guo
David Sigmund
Computer Vision and Autonomous Vehicles
FriApr 3Jake Tansey
Daniel Crouch
Low Energy Bluetooth Beacons & Software that Interacts with Them
Bloom Filters
FriApr 10Amadeus Sanchez
Brent Ward
OpenCV (Computer Vision)
A Comparison of User Authentication Models

Previous Computing Seminars


Students majoring in Computer Science are required to meet with their adviser before registering for classes. If you do not have an adviser, the department chairman may assign you one.

You may find these worksheets helpful for planning your degree schedule:

Checklist for BS in Computer Science pdf

Checklist for BA in Computer Science pdf

Checklist for BS in Software Development pdf

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Computer Science Department is part or the College of Sciences