Computer Science Department
The mission of the Computer Science Department is to:
- Prepare students for participation in all phases of software development;
- Provide a foundation of fundamental concepts which will accommodate emerging technologies;
- 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
In partnership with the Information Systems Department, we also offer a degree in Cybersecurity.
B.A. in computer science-MSIS is an accelerated dual degree offered to computer science students who have completed 90 hours of undergraduate coursework with a 3.0 GPA. The result is the completion of a B.A. in computer science and a M.S. in information systems in five years or less.
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.
Fall 2020 Computing Seminar Schedule
Seminars are held in McInteer room 150. All Friday seminars are at 7:00 am; seminars on Thursdays are at 4:00 pm unless posted otherwise. All are welcome!
|Fri, Sep 25||Quinn Brandt|
|Real-time Web Functionality with SignalR|
Machine Learning with Amazon SageMaker
|Fri, Oct 2||Matthew Emlaw|
3D modeling with Three.js
|Fri, Oct 9||Micaiah Soto|
|Cross-platform Applications with Electron|
|Fri, Oct 16||Caleb Manor|
Procedural Content Generation
|Fri, Oct 23||Brock Olree|
|Connectionist Models of Natural Language Learning|
|Thu, Oct 29||Dr. Gabriel Foust|
|Functional and Generic Programming|
|Fri, Oct 30||Riley Judd|
|Programming Isometric Video Game Graphics|
Reducing Latency in Cloud Computing with Redis
|Fri, Nov 6||George Cook|
|Computer Algebra Systems|
|Fri, Nov 13||Kyle Dillard|
|Chuck: a Music Programming Langauge|
Cross-platform Development with Flutter
|Fri, Nov 20||Jonathan Casper|
|Augmented Reality with Vuforia and Unity|
MongoDB vs. Elasticsearch: a Comparative Study