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Program for Computer Science & Computer Engineering Students

What is the CAPTURE Program?

The Computer Accelerated Pipeline To Unlock Regional Excellence (CAPTURE) program is a collaborative effort between Palm Beach State College and Florida Atlantic University for students that will be receiving an AA* or AS* degree from PBSC and transferring to FAU to earn a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) or a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (BSCE).

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*See a CAPTURE advisor for specific requirements.


CAPTURE Program Requirements and Benefits

How to Become a CAPTURE Scholar

  1. Meet the following CAPTURE Program Requirements:To get started, contact us and become a CAPTURE Scholar.
    • Be a current PBSC student.
    • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
    • Complete CAPTURE Advisor-approved computer related courses (minimum of 4 for Computer Science and minimum of 2 for Computer Engineering) as part of AA degree requirements at PBSC.
    • Be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credits for fall and spring semesters.
    • Meet with your CAPTURE Advisor every semester prior to registering for classes.

  2. To get started, contact us and become a CAPTURE Scholar.

If you are pursuing an AS degree in Computer Programming or Network Administration, you may also qualify for this program; contact us to find out.

CAPTURE Scholar Benefits

  • Seamless transition from PBSC to FAU admission.
  • Specialized access to program advising.
  • Outstanding and innovative faculty and curriculum.
  • Access to FAU's state-of-the-art resources.




Contact Info

Mary Hicks, Student Development Advisor II
Boca Raton campus, BT 142
(561) 862-4538  |

FAU College of Engineerng & Computer Science log

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