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

Fall 2018 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 unless posted otherwise. All are welcome!

Thu, Sep 20Sean Beasley
Software Craftsmanship
Fri, Sep 21Austin Jarrett
Dylan Gonzalez
Web Scraping
Spectre and Meltdown
Thu, Sep 27Kerry Jenkins
ArcBest Technologies
Innovation In The Enterprise
Fri, Sep 28Jon-Michael FieldsMalicious Web Crawlers
Fri, Oct 5Bradley Cutts
Benoit Lacoss
Browser Fingerprinting
Fri, Oct 19Brandy Hudgins
Joshua Toye
React Web Framework
Real-Time Processing with Ada
Fri, Oct 26Nathan Cobb
Hailey Fields
Onion Routing with Tor
Causality Tracking in Distributed Systems
Thu, Nov 1Gabriel Foust
CS Faculty
Functional and Generic Programming
Fri, Nov 2Quinn Moury
Caleb Krise
Defending Against DDOS Attacks
The Go Language
Fri, Nov 9John David GriffinIPv6
Fri, Nov 16Brandon Emlaw
Elliot Mabe
Monte Carlo Tree Search
Generative Adversarial Networks