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 2019 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!

Fri, Sep 20Casey Griggs
Tristan Durey
Recommendation Systems
AR Core
Thu, Sep 26Drew Spickes
ArcBest Technologies
Clean Code
Fri, Sep 27Lauren Bolin
Steve Stewart
Ethical Hacking
The Symfony PHP Framework
Fri, Oct 4John Crider
Noah Furby
Pathfinding in Real-Time Strategy Games
The Realities of Cloud Gaming
Mon, Oct 14
Dr. John Keyser
Texas A&M
Controlling Graphic Simulations
Thu, Oct 17Jason Looney
Continuous Delivery = Continuous Learning
Fri, Oct 18Judah Goff
Alec Watson
End-to-end Testing with Protractor
Low Latency Systems
Fri, Oct 25Sam Dillin
Connor Albers
The Scala Programming Language
Fri, Nov 1Samuel Young
Colton Krantz
Web Components: The Browser’s Framework
Continuous Integration and Delivery
Fri, Nov 8Trevor Hale
Maggie George
The Rust Programming Language
Biofeedback in Applications
Fri, Nov 15Ian McCamy
Chase Underwood
Text Generation Using LSTM Networks
Fri, Nov 22Noah KinslowEntity Component Systems