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

Fall 2016 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. All are welcome!

Thu, Sep 15Kerry Jenkins & Drew Spickes
ArcBest Technologies
A Brief History of Threading in .NET From Raw Threads to Async-Await
Fri, Sep 16Nathan DaughetySymmetric Key Encryption Algorithms
Fri, Sep 23Lucas CurtisCode Obfuscation
Fri, Sep 30John Thompson
Paul Toillion
MongoDB and the Aggregation Pipeline
Fundamental Concepts of Digital Image Processing
Thu, Oct 13Matthew Ensor
The Unseen is Eternal: A Walkthrough of, Faith, and the Pursuit of Excellence
Fri, Oct 14Mallory EatonAngular 2
Thu, Oct 20Tom Stone
Ethan Carrell
Virtual Reality in Unity 5
Kinect Programming
Fri, Oct 21Cameron LaferneyWMS (Web Map Service) Protocol
Thu, Oct 27Hannah Cochran
Kyle Curry
Iris Recognition
Fri, Oct 28Jordan MerrickAn Examination of Voice Recognition Algorithms
Fri, Nov 4Stuart SpradlingNatural Language Processing
Thu, Nov 10Keith Enslow & Daniel Pack
ABC Financial
Gradle: Continuous Integration - Understanding How Your Code Moves
Fri, Nov 11Shane O'KeefeChucK: a Music Programming Language
Fri, Nov 18Nathan BirusSorting Vast Amounts of Data; Algorithms in Bioinformatics