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 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, Feb 22Austin Andrews (Spur)Cross Platform Mobile Apps with Laravel and Ionic
Fri, Feb 23Anna Crowder
Bryan Cuneo
Geographical Information Systems in Sahana
Flask Web Framework
Thu, Mar 1Brent Coffey & Matt Smith (Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research)A Novel Federated Cloud-Based Multi-Tier Architecture for Clinical Trial Ontology Enrichment, Clinical Study Analysis, and Data Mining
Fri, Mar 2Josue Silvestre
Garrett Holmes
Web VR
Time Series Databases
Fri, Mar 16Zack McKeeUsing Markov Chains to Generate English Text
Fri, Mar 23Derick Estrada
Jared Nesbit
Virtual Private Networks
Fri, Mar 30Andrew Robison
Andres Flores
Meteor Web Development Framework
React Native
Fri, Apr 6Bradley Marques
Alaina Bridges
Programming the Amazon Echo
Biological Computing
Thu, Apr 12Vivens Ndatinya (Cerner)Innovation Acceleration with Continuous Delivery
Fri, Apr 13Daryl BagleyClass Scheduling with Genetic Programming