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.

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

You may browse the courses we offer, learn about our faculty, and see the awards and honors our students have earned. Additional information can be obtained from Dr. Tim Baird. Admission information is available from Harding University Admissions.

Upcoming Events

Spring 2017 Computing Seminar Schedule

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

Fri, Feb 10Kelly Spangler
Cade Jenkins
Fibonacci Heaps
Symbolic Execution
Fri, Feb 17Russell Chase
Melody Denbraber
Software Test Automation Building
Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing
Thu, Feb 23Keith Perry (St. Jude) & Alex Fagen (Cerner)Life after Data Structures: Our Journey to the Intersection of Healthcare and Technology
Fri, Feb 24Cat Wallers
David Pradzynski
Subsumption Architecture
Canvas Animation
Fri, Mar 3Benjamin Cline
Jared Owens
An End-To-End Real-Time Analytics Platform
Developing Audio Applications
Fri, Mar 17Scott Record
Jim Johnson
Template Metaprogramming
The Lifespan of an API
Fri, Mar 24Aubree Rankin
Keith Cozad
CakePHP
Data Recovery and Deletion
Fri, Mar 31Braden Madgett
Joshua McAlister
Hybrid Application Development with Ionic
Rust Programming Language
Fri, Apr 7Que Wood
Sherley Mosquera
Brain Computer Interfacing
Using R for Statistical Analysis and Graphics
Thu, Apr 13Jim Barton
Zappos
Dude, Who Stole My Answering Machine? How Cloud Service Platforms Change Everything
Fri, Apr 14Austin Lutrell
Jonah Roberts
Visual Object Recognition
Garbage Collection