2012-2013 Program Review
Economics
 
I Instruction
A Assessment goals and outcomes for each degree program (reported separately)
B Input Data
 
B 1 Headcount, Person Years and FTE -- Overall and Devoted To Instruction
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2010-2011
2011-2012
2012-2013
2012-2013
2012-2013
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Total Headcount   12 11 11 86 636
Total Person-Years   9.4 8.8 8.7 71.7 542.0
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   5.8 4.9 5.4 41.4 308.0
Total FTE   12.6 11.8 11.5 95.6 722.7
FTE Devoted to Instruction   7.7 6.5 7.2 55.2 410.6
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Total Headcount   3 4 3 58 221
Total Person-Years   2.4 3.5 2.8 49.1 180.7
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   2.4 3.3 2.7 41.6 149.5
Total FTE   3.1 4.7 3.7 65.5 240.9
FTE Devoted to Instruction   3.1 4.4 3.6 55.5 199.3
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan Scholar/ Scientist/ Engineer, Research Assoc, Assoc In, Asst In, Postdoc Assoc Total Headcount           100
Total Person-Years           81.3
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction           13.8
Total FTE           108.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction           18.4
Adjuncts -- Total Headcount   9 11 9 98 597
Total Person-Years   2.2 2.6 2.3 19.1 107.3
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   2.2 2.6 2.3 18.9 104.4
Total FTE   3.0 3.5 3.0 25.5 143.0
FTE Devoted to Instruction   3.0 3.5 3.0 25.2 139.2
Graduate Assistants -- Total Headcount   5 7 8 96 1,173
Total Person-Years   0.6 0.9 1.2 26.4 325.2
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.6 0.9 1.2 13.6 212.4
Total FTE   0.9 1.2 1.7 35.2 433.6
FTE Devoted to Instruction   0.9 1.2 1.6 18.2 283.2
Other -- Total Headcount   1     50 241
Total Person-Years   0.3     3.3 39.8
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.3     0.6 11.8
Total FTE   0.4     4.5 53.1
FTE Devoted to Instruction   0.4     0.9 15.7
Total Total Headcount   30 33 31 388 2,968
Total Person-Years   15.0 15.9 14.9 169.7 1,276.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   11.3 11.7 11.6 116.2 799.9
Total FTE   19.9 21.2 19.9 226.2 1,701.8
FTE Devoted to Instruction   15.0 15.7 15.5 154.9 1,066.5

Source: Instruction and Research File
 
 
Report includes summer, fall and spring semester data
Faculty headcounts are unduplicated within year; faculty with appointments in multiple departments are counted in the department where they devoted most effort.
Adjuncts and Grad Assistants are counted in each department where they had an appointment.
Person-year= 1 person working full time for one year
1.00 FTE = .75 person-years



B 2 Instructional Faculty and Adjuncts By Gender and Ethnicity
Economics

Instructional Faculty (Tenured, tenure-earning, & non-tenure-earning) Economics College Total University Total
2010-2011
2011-2012
2012-2013
2012-2013
2012-2013
American Indian/Alaskan Native Male         1
Total         1
Asian or Pacific Islander           1
Female 3 3 3 7 28
Male 3 4 4 15 78
Total 6 7 7 22 107
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin)           1
Female       4 30
Male 2 1 1 4 18
Total 2 1 1 8 49
Hispanic           1
Female 1 1 1 3 34
Male       4 23
Total 1 1 1 7 58
White (Not of Hispanic Origin)         0 3
Female       37 276
Male 6 6 5 66 382
Total 6 6 5 103 661
Total         0 6
Female 4 4 4 51 368
Male 11 11 10 89 502
Total 15 15 14 140 876

Source: Instruction and Research File
Instructional Faculty includes tenured, tenure-earning and non-tenure-earning faculty members who taught a course during the year.



B 2 Instructional Faculty and Adjuncts By Gender and Ethnicity
Economics

Adjuncts Economics College Total University Total
2010-2011
2011-2012
2012-2013
2012-2013
2012-2013
American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         1
Total         1
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       2 11
Male 1 1 1 3 11
Total 1 1 1 5 22
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       2 33
Male       5 14
Total       7 47
Hispanic Female       1 10
Male 1 1 1 3 10
Total 1 1 1 4 20
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female   1 1 26 288
Male 7 8 6 56 219
Total 7 9 7 82 507
Total Female   1 1 31 343
Male 9 10 8 67 254
Total 9 11 9 98 597

Source: Instruction and Research File



B 3 Average Course Section Size and Percent of Sections Taught By Faculty
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2010-2011
2011-2012
2012-2013
2012-2013
2012-2013
Course Level Type     104 103 101 1,050 5,154
Undergraduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered #
  # Enrolled 6,105 5,893 6,579 40,212 192,004
  Avg Section Enrollment 58.7 57.2 65.1 38.3 37.3
Sections Faculty-Taught # 72 67 73 716 3,487
% 69.2 65.0 72.3 68.2 67.7
Lab Sections Offered #       86 931
  # Enrolled       2,931 18,859
  Avg Section Enrollment       34.1 20.3
Sections Faculty-Taught #       82 502
%       95.3 53.9
Discussion Sections Offered #         258
  # Enrolled         7,208
  Avg Section Enrollment         27.9
Sections Faculty-Taught #         211
%         81.8
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 1 2 4 44 1,380
  # Enrolled 20 10 20 347 8,897
  Avg Section Enrollment 20.0 5.0 5.0 7.9 6.4
Sections Faculty-Taught # 1 2 4 38 1,073
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 86.4 77.8
Graduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered # 18 17 19 484 1,575
  # Enrolled 331 398 363 7,093 22,406
  Avg Section Enrollment 18.4 23.4 19.1 14.7 14.2
Sections Faculty-Taught # 14 15 17 383 1,318
% 77.8 88.2 89.5 79.1 83.7
Lab Sections Offered #         42
  # Enrolled         465
  Avg Section Enrollment         11.1
Sections Faculty-Taught #         26
%         61.9
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 1 7 2 79 1,951
  # Enrolled 1 7 2 238 4,840
  Avg Section Enrollment 1.0 1.0 1.0 3.0 2.5
Sections Faculty-Taught # 1 7 2 73 1,831
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 92.4 93.8

Source: Instruction and Research File and Student Data Course File
 
'Other Course Types' includes DIS, Thesis/Dissertation Research, Individual Performance Instruction, Internships, etc.
Sections taught by tenured, tenure-earning and non-tenure-earning faculty are counted as 'faculty-taught'



B 4 a Majors Enrolled By Level (Annual Headcount)
Economics (Program CIP: 450601)

  Economics College Total University Total
2011-2012 2012-2013 2012-2013 2012-2013
Professional       124
Bachelors 610 801 7,242 28,523
Masters/Specialist 85 77 1,607 4,675
Doctoral     50 927
Unclassified       2,927
Total 695 878 8,899 37,176

Source: Student Data Course File
Note: For Annual Headcounts, each student is counted once whether enrolled in summer, fall or spring.
Students enrolled in more than one term during the year are included in the level of their latest term.



B 4 b Majors Enrolled (Annual Headcount) By Gender and Ethnicity
Economics (Program CIP: 450601)

  Economics College Total University Total
2011-2012 2012-2013 2012-2013 2012-2013
Professional Asian or Pacific Islander Female       8
Male       6
Total       14
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       1
Total       1
Hispanic Female       14
Male       3
Total       17
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       41
Male       47
Total       88
Not Reported Female       2
Male       2
Total       4
Total Female       66
Male       58
Total       124
Undergraduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female 1 1 13 96
Male 2 2 23 77
Total 3 3 36 173
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 14 19 195 776
Male 20 27 214 664
Total 34 46 409 1,440
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 63 86 766 3,535
Male 79 87 604 2,129
Total 142 173 1,370 5,664
Hispanic Female 56 84 951 3,922
Male 70 105 894 2,855
Total 126 189 1,845 6,777
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 106 128 1,436 7,431
Male 181 234 1,895 6,217
Total 287 362 3,331 13,648
Non-Resident Alien Female 11 11 94 318
Male 4 9 102 294
Total 15 20 196 612
Not Reported Female 1 5 35 130
Male 2 3 20 79
Total 3 8 55 209
Total Female 252 334 3,490 16,208
Male 358 467 3,752 12,315
Total 610 801 7,242 28,523
Graduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female     3 11
Male 1   3 8
Total 1   6 19
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 3 2 56 155
Male 6 3 59 119
Total 9 5 115 274
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 4 3 136 624
Male 9 9 86 265
Total 13 12 222 889
Hispanic Female 2 1 137 495
Male 8 7 139 318
Total 10 8 276 813
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 10 8 384 1,926
Male 32 34 512 1,233
Total 42 42 896 3,159
Non-Resident Alien Female 5 5 35 177
Male 5 4 50 200
Total 10 9 85 377
Not Reported Female     32 41
Male   1 25 30
Total   1 57 71
Total Female 24 19 783 3,429
Male 61 58 874 2,173
Total 85 77 1,657 5,602
Unclassified American Indian/Alaskan Native Female       5
Male       4
Total       9
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       118
Male       120
Total       238
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       273
Male       143
Total       416
Hispanic Female       282
Male       207
Total       489
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       854
Male       748
Total       1,602
Non-Resident Alien Female       64
Male       57
Total       121
Not Reported Female       30
Male       22
Total       52
Total Female       1,626
Male       1,301
Total       2,927

Source: Student Data Course File
Note: For Annual Headcounts, each student is counted once whether enrolled in summer, fall or spring.
Students enrolled in more than one term during the year are included in the level of their latest term.



Productivity Data
 
C 1 Annualized State-Fundable FTE Produced By Level
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2012-2013 2012-2013
Undergraduate Total   454.6 437.4 488.9 2,977.1 15,335.0
             
Graduate Total   30.5 36.7 33.0 539.5 2,223.7
Grad I   27.8 34.2 30.3 510.5 1,838.4
Grad II   2.6 2.5 2.7 29.0 385.2
             
Classroom   30.5 36.7 33.0 532.2 2,085.9
Thesis-Dissertation         7.3 137.7
             
Grand Total   485.1 474.1 521.9 3,516.6 17,558.6

Source: Student Data Course File
Based On State-Fundable Credit Hours
Note: Grad I and Grad II groups will sum to Graduate Total; Classroom and Thesis-Dissertation will sum to Graduate Total.



C 2 Annualized State-Fundable FTE Produced In/Out Of Department or College
Economics

  Courses offered by:
Economics College of Business University Total
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2012-2013 2012-2013
Course Level FTE produced by students who are: 10.6 8.3 13.3 14.8 729.1
Lower Division Undergraduate Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 85.3 80.0 108.2 331.0 1,743.9
Majors outside the college 90.9 94.1 92.9 189.0 4,111.2
Total 186.8 182.3 214.4 534.9 6,584.2
Upper Division Undergraduate FTE produced by students who are: 69.6 71.0 85.1 941.9 5,103.4
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 179.4 161.8 169.0 1,302.3 2,343.8
Majors outside the college 18.8 22.3 20.5 198.0 1,303.6
Total 267.8 255.1 274.6 2,442.2 8,750.8
Graduate FTE produced by students who are: 14.8 23.1 20.3 290.2 1,730.7
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 12.9 11.8 11.8 227.8 348.5
Majors outside the college 2.7 1.8 0.8 21.6 144.4
Total 30.5 36.7 33.0 539.5 2,223.7
Total FTE produced by students who are: 95.1 102.4 118.7 1,246.9 7,563.2
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 277.6 253.6 289.0 1,861.1 4,436.2
Majors outside the college 112.4 118.1 114.3 408.6 5,559.3
Total 485.1 474.1 522.0 3,516.6 17,558.6

Source: Student Data Course File
Based On State-Fundable Credit Hours



C 3 Degrees Awarded
Economics (Program CIP: 450601)

  Economics College Total University Total
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2012-2013 2012-2013
  Degrees awarded with a:         297.0
Associates Single major
All         297.0
Bachelors Degrees awarded with a: 44.0 59.0 69.0 1,255.0 4,861.0
Single major
Double or triple major 3.0 5.0 5.5 162.0 263.0
All 47.0 64.0 74.5 1,417.0 5,124.0
Masters Degrees awarded with a: 16.0 19.0 27.0 486.0 1,413.0
Single major
Double or triple major       1.0 2.0
All 16.0 19.0 27.0 487.0 1,415.0
Specialist Degrees awarded with a:         25.0
Single major
All         25.0
Doctorate Degrees awarded with a:       7.0 103.0
Single major
All       7.0 103.0
Total Degrees awarded with a: 60.0 78.0 96.0 1,748.0 6,699.0
Single major
Double or triple major 3.0 5.0 5.5 163.0 265.0
All 63.0 83.0 101.5 1,911.0 6,964.0

Source: Student Data Course File
Note: Degrees awarded with multiple majors may result in fractional degree totals for some groups.
A degree awarded with a single major contributes 1 degree, a double major contributes 1/2 degree in each major,
and a triple major contributes 1/3 degree in each major to the degree totals.



Efficiency Data
 
D 1 Annualized FTE Produced Per Instructional Person-Year
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2012-2013 2012-2013
Undergraduate   40.4 37.2 42.2 25.6 19.1
Graduate   2.7 3.1 2.8 4.6 2.8
Total   43.1 40.4 45.0 30.2 21.9

Source: Instruction and Research File and Student Data Course File
Includes Instructional Person-Years from all personnel categories.
Annualized FTE (C 1) produced for each person-year devoted to instruction (B 1 department total).



D 2 Degrees Awarded Per FACULTY Instructional Person Year
Economics (Program CIP: 450601)

  Economics College Total University Total
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2012-2013 2012-2013
Associates 0 0 0 0 0.6
Bachelors 5.8 7.8 9.2 17.1 11.2
Masters 2.0 2.3 3.3 5.9 3.1
Specialist 0 0 0 0 0.1
Doctorate 0 0 0 0.1 0.2
Total 7.8 10.1 12.5 23.0 15.2

Source: Instruction and Research File and Student Data Course File
Includes Instructional Person-Years from Tenured, Tenure-earning and Non-tenure-earning faculty only
Number of Degrees (C 3) produced for each Faculty person-year devoted to instruction (B 1 tenured, tenure-earning and non-tenure-earning faculty).



Effectiveness Data
 
E 1 Rating of Quality of Instruction (item 20) and Instructor (item 21) from Student Perception of Teaching (SPOT)
Economics

Scale 1=Excellent 5=Poor 20. Rate the quality of instruction as it contributed to your learning in the course.
Economics College Total University Total
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2012-2013 2012-2013
Undergraduate # Sections   98 96 86 805 5,771
Mean Rating   1.9 1.9 2.0 2.0 1.9
Graduate # Sections   14 15 16 195 1,016
Mean Rating   1.7 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.7
Total # Sections   112 111 102 1,000 6,787
Mean Rating   1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.8

Source: Student Perception of Teaching Results



Effectiveness Data
 
E 1 Rating of Quality of Instruction (item 20) and Instructor (item 21) from Student Perception of Teaching (SPOT)
Economics

Scale: 1=One of Most Effective 5=One of Least Effective 21. What is your rating of this instructor compared to other instructors you have had?
Economics College Total University Total
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2012-2013 2012-2013
Undergraduate # Sections   98 96 86 805 5,771
Mean Rating   2.0 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.0
Graduate # Sections   14 15 16 195 1,016
Mean Rating   1.8 2.0 1.9 2.0 1.9
Total # Sections   112 111 102 1,000 6,787
Mean Rating   2.0 2.0 2.1 2.1 2.0

Source: Student Perception of Teaching Results



E 2 Mean Rating of Satisfaction With Instruction & Advising In Program
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2000-2001 2002-2003 2004-2005 2006-2007 2008-2009 2010-2011 2012-2013 2012-2013 2012-2013
Student Level     9 19 10 12 29 9 17 375 2,211
Undergraduate Quality of courses in degree program # Responses
  Mean 3.2 3.1 3.0 3.4 3.0 3.1 3.0 2.9 3.0
Quality of instructors in degree program # Responses 9 19 10 11 29 8 15 363 2,137
  Mean 3.3 3.2 2.8 3.7 3.0 3.1 3.2 2.8 3.0
Quality of advising in college advising office # Responses 6 16 10 11 28 9 15 331 1,933
  Mean 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.2 2.8 2.5 3.0 2.7 2.8
Quality of advising by faculty # Responses 8 13 4 10 22 9 14 299 1,808
  Mean 3.3 3.0 2.7 2.9 2.9 3.1 2.9 2.7 2.9
Graduate Quality of courses in degree program # Responses   9 2 0   7 11 150 476
  Mean   3.1 3.0     3.2 2.8 3.1 3.1
Quality of instructors in degree program # Responses   9 2 0   6 10 144 461
  Mean   3.2 3.0     3.6 3.3 3.1 3.2
Quality of advising in college advising office # Responses   7 2 0   6 10 112 308
  Mean   3.4 3.0     3.3 3.0 3.0 3.0
Quality of advising by faculty # Responses   8 2 0   7 8 101 358
  Mean   3.2 3.0     3.4 3.1 3.1 3.1

Scale 1=Poor 4=Excellent
Source: Student Satisfaction Survey



II. Research, Creative & Scholarly Activities
A Assessment Goals and Outcomes for Research (reported separately)
B 1 Faculty Person Years and FTE Devoted to Research
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2010-2011
2011-2012
2012-2013
2012-2013
2012-2013
Departmental Research Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   2.2 1.9 1.6 13.4 92.7
FTE   2.9 2.5 2.2 17.9 123.6
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years     0.2   0.6 4.1
FTE     0.2   0.8 5.5
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           15.9
FTE           21.2
Total Person-Years   2.2 2.1 1.6 14.0 112.8
FTE   2.9 2.8 2.2 18.7 150.4
Sponsored Research Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   0.1   0.0 0.1 24.9
FTE   0.1   0.0 0.1 33.2
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years     0.0   0.0 3.7
FTE     0.0   0.0 4.9
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           38.2
FTE           50.9
Total Person-Years   0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 66.8
FTE   0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2 89.0

Source: Instruction and Research File
'Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan' includes Scholar/Scientist/Engineer (all ranks), Research Assoc, Assoc In, Asst In, Postdoctoral Assoc
 
Includes summer, fall and spring semester data
Person-year= 1 person working full time for one year
1.00 FTE = .75 person-years



C 1-9 Research/Scholarly Productivity
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2012-2013 2012-2013
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) # 0 1 4 17 146
2. Other peer-reviewed publications # 22 20 18 115 1,161
3. All other publications # 13 4 2 29 501
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences # 14 10 8 116 1,435
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions # 0 0 0 4 377
6. Grant Proposals Submitted # 1 1 1 1 385
Sponsored Research & Program Expenditures            
7. Organized Research # $9,753 $0 $0 $0 $15,603,749
8. Sponsored Instruction # $1,619 $19,364 $2,355 $2,595 $6,138,254
9. Other Sponsored Activities # $12,016 $6,124 $20,001 $20,001 $2,565,166

Sources: College Dean's Office and Division of Research (Grant Proposals Submitted & Sponsored Research & Program Expenditures)
 
Note: Grant Proposals Submitted includes proposals administered by the Division of Research only. This number does not include funding proposals administered by the FAU Foundation footnote4 University Total Grant Proposals Submitted excludes proposals submitted by units outside the University's Colleges (e.g., IRM, Library).
 
Sponsored Research and Program Expenditures excludes expenditures by units outside the University's Colleges (e.g., Library, Henderson School).
 
Organized Research: All research and development activities of an institution that are separately budgeted and accounted for.
Sponsored Instruction: Instructional or training activity established by grant, contract, or cooperative agreement.
Other Sponsored Activities: Programs and projects financed by Federal and non Federal agencies and organizations which involve the performance of work other than instruction and organized research (e.g., health or community service projects).



D 1-9 Efficiency Data
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2012-2013 2012-2013
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) per faculty member   0.0 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.2
2. Other peer-review publications per faculty member   1.8 1.8 1.6 1.3 1.8
3. All other publications per faculty member   1.1 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.8
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences per faculty member   1.2 0.9 0.7 1.3 2.3
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6
6. Grant proposals submitted per faculty member   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.6
Sponsored Research & Program Expenditures            
7. Organized research expenditures per faculty member   $813 $0 $0 $0 $24,534
8. Sponsored instruction expenditures per faculty member   $135 $1,760 $214 $30 $9,651
9. Other sponsored activity expenditures per faculty member   $1,001 $557 $1,818 $233 $4,033

Scholarly output(Section II, C 1-9) per tenured and tenure earning faculty member (Section I B 1)



III. Service
A Assessment Goals and Outcomes for Service (reported separately)
B 1-3 Service Productivity
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2012-2013 2012-2013
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees # 24 24 22 341 2,348
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees # 14 20 12 95 972
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications # 43 9 9 102 611

Source: College Dean's Offices



C 1-3 Efficiency Data
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2012-2013 2012-2013
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees per faculty member   2.0 2.2 2.0 4.0 3.7
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees per faculty member   1.2 1.8 1.1 1.1 1.5
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications per faculty member   3.6 0.8 0.8 1.2 1.0

Faculty committee memberships and faculty serving as editors or referees (Section III B 1-3) per tenured and tenure earning faculty member (Section I B 1)