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.

The CS Department is in the College of Sciences. 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

Additional information can be obtained from Dr. Tim Baird. Admission information is available from Harding University Admissions.

Upcoming Events

Spring 2015 Computing Seminar Schedule

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

Fri, Feb 6Aaron Zimmerman
Allison Calloway
Mathematical Optimization and OpenMDAO
Psychological Factors in Software Development
Fri, Feb 13Isacar Racine
Daniel Sebastian
SASS - Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets
Thu, Feb 19Jordan Powell
Robust E-Commerce Architecture
Thu, Feb 26Justin Nesselrotte
Carver Petty
Open Source Software Development
Fri, Feb 27Austin CallowayMIDI
Fri, Mar 6Austin Andrews
Paul Bradley
Procedural Content Generation in Games
Regular Expressions
Thu, Mar 19Bob Key
Software Quality Assurance
Fri, Mar 20Caleb Hopper
Evan Smith
Antivirus Software
Software Transactional Memory
Fri, Mar 27Tony Guo
David Sigmund
Computer Vision and Autonomous Vehicles
Fri, Apr 3Jake Tansey
Daniel Crouch
Low Energy Bluetooth Beacons & Software that Interacts with Them
Bloom Filters
Fri, Apr 10Amadeus Sanchez
Brent Ward
OpenCV (Computer Vision)
A Comparison of User Authentication Models