2013-2014 Program Review
Political Science
 
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
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2011-2012
2012-2013
2013-2014
2013-2014
2013-2014
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Total Headcount   13 13 12 162 631
Total Person-Years   11.0 10.5 10.8 137.3 556.6
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   6.4 7.3 7.1 86.6 305.0
Total FTE   14.6 14.0 14.3 183.1 742.1
FTE Devoted to Instruction   8.6 9.7 9.4 115.5 406.7
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Total Headcount   3 3 3 66 259
Total Person-Years   2.3 1.9 2.4 51.7 217.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   2.3 1.9 2.4 50.2 178.6
Total FTE   3.1 2.6 3.2 69.0 289.9
FTE Devoted to Instruction   3.1 2.6 3.2 67.0 238.1
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan Scholar/ Scientist/ Engineer, Research Assoc, Assoc In, Asst In, Postdoc Assoc Total Headcount           67
Total Person-Years           51.5
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction           7.4
Total FTE           68.7
FTE Devoted to Instruction           9.9
Adjuncts -- Total Headcount   7 3 2 91 600
Total Person-Years   1.1 0.6 0.5 19.0 113.6
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   1.1 0.6 0.5 18.7 108.1
Total FTE   1.4 0.8 0.6 25.4 151.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction   1.4 0.8 0.6 24.9 144.2
Graduate Assistants -- Total Headcount   13 16 15 263 1,143
Total Person-Years   2.8 3.1 2.8 75.0 349.0
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   2.8 2.5 2.8 64.5 234.8
Total FTE   3.8 4.2 3.8 100.0 465.4
FTE Devoted to Instruction   3.8 3.3 3.8 86.0 313.1
Other -- Total Headcount     1   22 249
Total Person-Years     0.2   3.0 42.1
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction     0.2   1.9 12.7
Total FTE     0.3   4.1 56.1
FTE Devoted to Instruction     0.3   2.6 17.0
Total Total Headcount   36 36 32 604 2,949
Total Person-Years   17.2 16.4 16.5 286.1 1,330.2
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   12.7 12.5 12.8 222.0 846.7
Total FTE   22.9 21.9 22.0 381.5 1,773.6
FTE Devoted to Instruction   16.9 16.7 17.1 295.9 1,129.0

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
Political Science

Instructional Faculty (Tenured, tenure-earning, & non-tenure-earning) Political Science College Total
University Total
2011-2012
2012-2013
2013-2014
2013-2014
2013-2014
American Indian/Alaskan Native Male         1
Total         1
Asian or Pacific Islander           0
Female       2 29
Male 1 1 1 4 81
Total 1 1 1 6 110
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       10 33
Male       5 19
Total       15 52
Hispanic           1
Female       15 33
Male       3 21
Total       18 55
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 5 4 3 88 277
Male 10 11 11 98 387
Total 15 15 14 186 664
Total           1
Female 5 4 3 115 372
Male 11 12 12 110 509
Total 16 16 15 225 882

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
Political Science

Adjuncts Political Science College Total
University Total
2011-2012
2012-2013
2013-2014
2013-2014
2013-2014
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       1 13
Male   1   1 10
Total   1   2 23
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       3 26
Male       3 20
Total       6 46
Hispanic Female       2 10
Male       1 11
Total       3 21
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 2     41 290
Male 5 2 2 39 220
Total 7 2 2 80 510
Total Female 2     47 339
Male 5 3 2 44 261
Total 7 3 2 91 600

Source: Instruction and Research File



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

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2011-2012
2012-2013
2013-2014
2013-2014
2013-2014
Course Level Type     101 102 97 1,785 5,152
Undergraduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered #
  # Enrolled 4,424 4,306 3,841 56,305 195,222
  Avg Section Enrollment 43.8 42.2 39.6 31.5 37.9
Sections Faculty-Taught # 87 90 88 1,412 3,565
% 86.1 88.2 90.7 79.1 69.2
Lab Sections Offered #       20 915
  # Enrolled       365 17,644
  Avg Section Enrollment       18.3 19.3
Sections Faculty-Taught #       16 384
%       80.0 42.0
Discussion Sections Offered #       129 270
  # Enrolled       3,248 7,589
  Avg Section Enrollment       25.2 28.1
Sections Faculty-Taught #       129 246
%       100.0 91.1
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 15 26 19 550 1,300
  # Enrolled 31 64 37 3,774 8,149
  Avg Section Enrollment 2.1 2.5 1.9 6.9 6.3
Sections Faculty-Taught # 15 26 19 350 984
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 63.6 75.7
Graduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered # 9 9 9 209 1,639
  # Enrolled 93 110 126 1,517 21,647
  Avg Section Enrollment 10.3 12.2 14.0 7.3 13.2
Sections Faculty-Taught # 9 9 9 205 1,403
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 98.1 85.6
Lab Sections Offered #         55
  # Enrolled         507
  Avg Section Enrollment         9.2
Sections Faculty-Taught #         36
%         65.5
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 13 13 15 371 1,979
  # Enrolled 14 14 16 537 5,590
  Avg Section Enrollment 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.4 2.8
Sections Faculty-Taught # 13 13 15 352 1,848
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 94.9 93.4

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)
Political Science (Program CIP: 451001)

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
Professional             187
Bachelors 562 612 636 621 556 4,529 28,919
Masters/Specialist 39 40 29 31 33 408 4,569
Doctoral           51 971
Unclassified             2,912
Total 601 652 665 652 589 4,988 37,558

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
Political Science (Program CIP: 451001)

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
Professional Asian or Pacific Islander Female         14
Male         9
Total         23
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         7
Male         1
Total         8
Hispanic Female         20
Male         7
Total         27
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         57
Male         68
Total         125
Not Reported Female         2
Male         2
Total         4
Total Female         100
Male         87
Total         187
Undergraduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female 1 2 3 21 92
Male     2 9 88
Total 1 2 5 30 180
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 12 12 11 101 849
Male 9 11 10 54 668
Total 21 23 21 155 1,517
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 58 59 66 454 3,648
Male 50 55 50 312 2,216
Total 108 114 116 766 5,864
Hispanic Female 82 79 64 713 4,153
Male 82 86 75 468 2,940
Total 164 165 139 1,181 7,093
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 126 108 110 1,368 7,204
Male 200 194 152 931 6,070
Total 326 302 262 2,299 13,274
Non-Resident Alien Female 8 7 5 33 342
Male 7 6 5 21 287
Total 15 13 10 54 629
Not Reported Female 1 1 2 33 213
Male 0 1 1 11 149
Total 1 2 3 44 362
Total Female 288 268 261 2,723 16,501
Male 348 353 295 1,806 12,418
Total 636 621 556 4,529 28,919
Graduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female       1 15
Male         4
Total       1 19
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 1 2 2 14 148
Male       7 114
Total 1 2 2 21 262
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 2     25 652
Male 1 3 3 12 243
Total 3 3 3 37 895
Hispanic Female 1 1 2 46 495
Male 2 2 3 26 346
Total 3 3 5 72 841
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 10 12 10 161 1,848
Male 11 7 9 122 1,211
Total 21 19 19 283 3,059
Non-Resident Alien Female   3 4 33 195
Male 1 1   11 213
Total 1 4 4 44 408
Not Reported Female 0     1 36
Male         20
Total 0     1 56
Total Female 14 18 18 281 3,389
Male 15 13 15 178 2,151
Total 29 31 33 459 5,540
Unclassified American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         1
Male         3
Total         4
Asian or Pacific Islander Female         136
Male         124
Total         260
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         276
Male         136
Total         412
Hispanic Female         299
Male         210
Total         509
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         841
Male         728
Total         1,569
Non-Resident Alien Female         62
Male         67
Total         129
Not Reported Female         16
Male         13
Total         29
Total Female         1,631
Male         1,281
Total         2,912

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
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
Undergraduate Total   331.3 324.6 288.6 4,495.4 15,526.9
             
Graduate Total   9.8 11.4 13.0 175.3 2,195.3
Grad I   9.7 11.1 12.8 163.5 1,796.2
Grad II   0.1 0.3 0.2 11.8 399.1
             
Classroom   9.4 11.3 12.9 160.7 2,064.1
Thesis-Dissertation   0.4 0.1 0.1 14.6 131.2
             
Grand Total   341.1 336.0 301.6 4,670.7 17,722.2

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
Political Science

  Courses offered by:
Political Science College of Arts
& Letters
University Total
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
Course Level FTE produced by students who are: 12.4 10.1 9.7 222.8 727.9
Lower Division Undergraduate Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 16.0 11.9 10.6 439.8 1,753.5
Majors outside the college 73.1 77.9 78.1 2,103.6 4,312.6
Total 101.6 99.9 98.4 2,766.3 6,794.0
Upper Division Undergraduate FTE produced by students who are: 148.4 151.8 128.1 919.5 5,096.5
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 39.2 31.6 27.5 348.4 2,434.0
Majors outside the college 42.3 41.3 34.6 461.1 1,202.4
Total 229.8 224.7 190.3 1,729.1 8,732.9
Graduate FTE produced by students who are: 8.8 10.9 11.6 156.8 1,749.1
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 0.3 0.3 0.2 5.4 303.7
Majors outside the college 0.8 0.2 1.3 13.1 142.5
Total 9.8 11.4 13.0 175.3 2,195.3
Total FTE produced by students who are: 169.5 172.8 149.4 1,299.1 7,573.6
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 55.5 43.9 38.3 793.7 4,491.2
Majors outside the college 116.2 119.3 114.0 2,577.9 5,657.4
Total 341.1 336.0 301.7 4,670.7 17,722.2

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



C 3 Degrees Awarded
Political Science (Program CIP: 451001)

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
  Degrees awarded with a:         353.0
Associates Single major
All         353.0
Bachelors Degrees awarded with a: 129.0 138.0 120.0 958.0 4,813.0
Single major
Double or triple major 17.5 10.5 6.0 38.0 204.0
All 146.5 148.5 126.0 996.0 5,017.0
Masters Degrees awarded with a: 10.0 7.0 13.0 98.0 1,355.0
Single major
All 10.0 7.0 13.0 98.0 1,355.0
Specialist Degrees awarded with a:         35.0
Single major
All         35.0
Doctorate Degrees awarded with a:       6.0 128.0
Single major
All       6.0 128.0
Total Degrees awarded with a: 139.0 145.0 133.0 1,062.0 6,684.0
Single major
Double or triple major 17.5 10.5 6.0 38.0 204.0
All 156.5 155.5 139.0 1,100.0 6,888.0

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
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
Undergraduate   26.1 25.9 22.5 20.3 18.3
Graduate   0.8 0.9 1.0 0.8 2.6
Total   26.9 26.8 23.6 21.0 20.9

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
Political Science (Program CIP: 451001)

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
Associates 0 0 0 0 0.7
Bachelors 16.7 16.1 13.3 7.3 10.4
Masters 1.1 0.8 1.4 0.7 2.8
Specialist 0 0 0 0 0.1
Doctorate 0 0 0 0.0 0.3
Total 17.8 16.9 14.6 8.0 14.2

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)
Political Science

Scale 1=Excellent 5=Poor 20. Rate the quality of instruction as it contributed to your learning in the course.
Political Science College Total
University Total
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
Undergraduate # Sections   97 92 49 1,074 3,329
Mean Rating   1.6 1.6 1.6 1.8 1.9
Graduate # Sections   8 7 5 76 562
Mean Rating   1.4 1.4 1.1 1.5 1.6
Total # Sections   105 99 54 1,150 3,891
Mean Rating   1.6 1.6 1.5 1.8 1.8

Source: Student Perception of Teaching Results, Summer 2011 to Fall 2013



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

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?
Political Science College Total
University Total
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
Undergraduate # Sections   97 92 49 1,074 3,329
Mean Rating   1.8 1.7 1.7 2.0 2.0
Graduate # Sections   8 7 5 76 562
Mean Rating   1.5 1.7 1.4 1.7 1.9
Total # Sections   105 99 54 1,150 3,891
Mean Rating   1.7 1.7 1.7 1.9 2.0

Source: Student Perception of Teaching Results, Summer 2011 to Fall 2013



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

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2000-2001 2002-2003 2004-2005 2006-2007 2008-2009 2010-2011 2012-2013 2012-2013 2012-2013
Student Level     66 57 50 29 69 19 66 346 2,211
Undergraduate Quality of courses in degree program # Responses
  Mean 3.0 3.3 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.0
Quality of instructors in degree program # Responses 67 57 48 28 66 18 63 338 2,137
  Mean 3.0 3.3 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.0
Quality of advising in college advising office # Responses 53 51 39 25 59 14 50 302 1,933
  Mean 2.4 2.6 2.6 3.2 2.6 3.1 2.8 2.8 2.8
Quality of advising by faculty # Responses 54 50 38 25 48 15 51 283 1,808
  Mean 2.7 2.8 2.6 3.0 3.0 3.4 2.8 2.9 2.9
Graduate Quality of courses in degree program # Responses 1 1 18 1   9   35 476
  Mean 3.0 1.0 2.8 3.0   2.8   3.0 3.1
Quality of instructors in degree program # Responses 1 1 17 1   8   35 461
  Mean 3.0 2.0 3.1 3.0   3.0   3.2 3.2
Quality of advising in college advising office # Responses 0 0 10 1   6   18 308
  Mean     2.1 3.0   1.3   2.9 3.0
Quality of advising by faculty # Responses 0 1 15 1   6   32 358
  Mean   4.0 2.4 4.0   2.0   3.0 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
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2011-2012
2012-2013
2013-2014
2013-2014
2013-2014
Departmental Research Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   2.5 1.9 2.2 28.1 98.6
FTE   3.4 2.5 2.9 37.5 131.5
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years           6.0
FTE           8.0
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           11.2
FTE           14.9
Total Person-Years   2.5 1.9 2.2 28.1 115.8
FTE   3.4 2.5 2.9 37.5 154.4
Sponsored Research Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   0.1 0.2 0.3 1.5 24.9
FTE   0.2 0.3 0.3 2.0 33.2
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years         0.3 5.1
FTE         0.4 6.8
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           25.6
FTE           34.2
Total Person-Years   0.1 0.2 0.3 1.8 55.7
FTE   0.2 0.3 0.3 2.4 74.2

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
Political Science

  Political Science College Total University Total
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) # 4 0 3 21 114
2. Other peer-reviewed publications # 16 13 15 139 1,019
3. All other publications # 12 7 2 203 565
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences # 24 36 28 302 1,517
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions # 0 0 0 244 330
6. Grant Proposals Submitted # 0 0 0 4 379
Sponsored Research & Program Expenditures            
7. Organized Research # $0 $0 $0 $21,429 $14,695,039
8. Sponsored Instruction # $0 $0 $0 $30,509 $5,452,045
9. Other Sponsored Activities # $0 $0 $0 $220,004 $3,337,595

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
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
Political Science

  Political Science College Total University Total
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) per faculty member   0.3 0.0 0.3 0.1 0.2
2. Other peer-review publications per faculty member   1.2 1.0 1.3 0.9 1.6
3. All other publications per faculty member   0.9 0.5 0.2 1.3 0.9
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences per faculty member   1.8 2.8 2.3 1.9 2.4
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 1.5 0.5
6. Grant proposals submitted per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6
Sponsored Research & Program Expenditures            
7. Organized research expenditures per faculty member   $0 $0 $0 $132 $23,288
8. Sponsored instruction expenditures per faculty member   $0 $0 $0 $188 $8,640
9. Other sponsored activity expenditures per faculty member   $0 $0 $0 $1,358 $5,289

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
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees # 44 33 49 444 2,534
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees # 4 4 9 166 1,000
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications # 6 8 7 78 654

Source: College Dean's Offices



C 1-3 Efficiency Data
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees per faculty member   3.4 2.5 4.1 2.7 4.0
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees per faculty member   0.3 0.3 0.8 1.0 1.6
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications per faculty member   0.5 0.6 0.6 0.5 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)