2013-2014 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
2011-2012
2012-2013
2013-2014
2013-2014
2013-2014
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Total Headcount   11 11 10 86 631
Total Person-Years   8.8 8.7 9.0 77.0 556.6
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   4.9 5.4 5.7 42.4 305.0
Total FTE   11.8 11.5 12.0 102.6 742.1
FTE Devoted to Instruction   6.5 7.2 7.6 56.5 406.7
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Total Headcount   4 3 4 53 259
Total Person-Years   3.5 2.8 3.4 48.7 217.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   3.3 2.7 3.3 41.2 178.6
Total FTE   4.7 3.7 4.5 64.9 289.9
FTE Devoted to Instruction   4.4 3.6 4.5 55.0 238.1
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   11 9 9 97 600
Total Person-Years   2.6 2.3 2.1 21.6 113.6
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   2.6 2.3 2.1 20.6 108.1
Total FTE   3.5 3.0 2.8 28.8 151.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction   3.5 3.0 2.8 27.5 144.2
Graduate Assistants -- Total Headcount   7 8 7 108 1,143
Total Person-Years   0.9 1.2 1.3 31.1 349.0
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.9 1.2 1.3 10.4 234.8
Total FTE   1.2 1.7 1.7 41.5 465.4
FTE Devoted to Instruction   1.2 1.6 1.7 13.9 313.1
Other -- Total Headcount         38 249
Total Person-Years         2.6 42.1
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction         0.4 12.7
Total FTE         3.5 56.1
FTE Devoted to Instruction         0.6 17.0
Total Total Headcount   33 31 30 382 2,949
Total Person-Years   15.9 14.9 15.8 180.9 1,330.2
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   11.7 11.6 12.4 115.1 846.7
Total FTE   21.2 19.9 21.0 241.3 1,773.6
FTE Devoted to Instruction   15.7 15.5 16.5 153.5 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
Economics

Instructional Faculty (Tenured, tenure-earning, & non-tenure-earning) Economics 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 3 3 3 8 29
Male 4 4 5 17 81
Total 7 7 8 25 110
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       4 33
Male 1 1   4 19
Total 1 1   8 52
Hispanic           1
Female 1 1 1 3 33
Male       3 21
Total 1 1 1 6 55
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       34 277
Male 6 5 5 62 387
Total 6 5 5 96 664
Total           1
Female 4 4 4 49 372
Male 11 10 10 86 509
Total 15 14 14 135 882

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
Economics

Adjuncts Economics College Total University Total
2011-2012
2012-2013
2013-2014
2013-2014
2013-2014
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       2 13
Male 1 1 1 2 10
Total 1 1 1 4 23
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       1 26
Male       4 20
Total       5 46
Hispanic Female       1 10
Male 1 1 1 3 11
Total 1 1 1 4 21
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 1 1 1 25 290
Male 8 6 6 58 220
Total 9 7 7 83 510
Total Female 1 1 1 29 339
Male 10 8 8 67 261
Total 11 9 9 96 600

Source: Instruction and Research File



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

  Economics College Total University Total
2011-2012
2012-2013
2013-2014
2013-2014
2013-2014
Course Level Type     103 101 103 989 5,152
Undergraduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered #
  # Enrolled 5,893 6,579 6,611 41,372 195,222
  Avg Section Enrollment 57.2 65.1 64.2 41.8 37.9
Sections Faculty-Taught # 67 73 77 673 3,565
% 65.0 72.3 74.8 68.0 69.2
Lab Sections Offered #       26 915
  # Enrolled       819 17,644
  Avg Section Enrollment       31.5 19.3
Sections Faculty-Taught #       0 384
%       0.0 42.0
Discussion Sections Offered #         270
  # Enrolled         7,589
  Avg Section Enrollment         28.1
Sections Faculty-Taught #         246
%         91.1
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 2 4 3 53 1,300
  # Enrolled 10 20 14 380 8,149
  Avg Section Enrollment 5.0 5.0 4.7 7.2 6.3
Sections Faculty-Taught # 2 4 3 46 984
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 86.8 75.7
Graduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered # 17 19 21 481 1,639
  # Enrolled 398 363 293 6,927 21,647
  Avg Section Enrollment 23.4 19.1 14.0 14.4 13.2
Sections Faculty-Taught # 15 17 20 381 1,403
% 88.2 89.5 95.2 79.2 85.6
Lab Sections Offered #         55
  # Enrolled         507
  Avg Section Enrollment         9.2
Sections Faculty-Taught #         36
%         65.5
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 7 2 5 89 1,979
  # Enrolled 7 2 5 216 5,590
  Avg Section Enrollment 1.0 1.0 1.0 2.4 2.8
Sections Faculty-Taught # 7 2 5 85 1,848
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 95.5 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)
Economics (Program CIP: 450601)

  Economics College Total University Total
2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
Professional             187
Bachelors 518 614 610 801 904 7,265 28,919
Masters/Specialist 39 54 85 77 69 1,581 4,569
Doctoral           50 971
Unclassified             2,912
Total 557 668 695 878 973 8,896 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
Economics (Program CIP: 450601)

  Economics 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 1 1 13 92
Male 2 2 4 23 88
Total 3 3 5 36 180
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 14 19 18 188 849
Male 20 27 20 211 668
Total 34 46 38 399 1,517
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 63 86 96 755 3,648
Male 79 87 92 615 2,216
Total 142 173 188 1,370 5,864
Hispanic Female 56 84 99 936 4,153
Male 70 105 109 913 2,940
Total 126 189 208 1,849 7,093
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 106 128 143 1,408 7,204
Male 181 234 293 1,920 6,070
Total 287 362 436 3,328 13,274
Non-Resident Alien Female 11 11 10 102 342
Male 4 9 14 98 287
Total 15 20 24 200 629
Not Reported Female 1 5 1 44 213
Male 2 3 4 39 149
Total 3 8 5 83 362
Total Female 252 334 368 3,446 16,501
Male 358 467 536 3,819 12,418
Total 610 801 904 7,265 28,919
Graduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female       2 15
Male 1     1 4
Total 1     3 19
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 3 2   44 148
Male 6 3 4 51 114
Total 9 5 4 95 262
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 4 3 3 124 652
Male 9 9 3 78 243
Total 13 12 6 202 895
Hispanic Female 2 1 3 150 495
Male 8 7 9 155 346
Total 10 8 12 305 841
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 10 8 6 381 1,848
Male 32 34 30 514 1,211
Total 42 42 36 895 3,059
Non-Resident Alien Female 5 5 4 45 195
Male 5 4 6 53 213
Total 10 9 10 98 408
Not Reported Female       19 36
Male   1 1 14 20
Total   1 1 33 56
Total Female 24 19 16 765 3,389
Male 61 58 53 866 2,151
Total 85 77 69 1,631 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
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
Undergraduate Total   437.4 488.9 489.4 3,065.0 15,526.9
             
Graduate Total   36.7 33.0 26.3 532.5 2,195.3
Grad I   34.2 30.3 24.9 505.8 1,796.2
Grad II   2.5 2.7 1.3 26.6 399.1
             
Classroom   36.7 33.0 26.3 527.0 2,064.1
Thesis-Dissertation         5.5 131.2
             
Grand Total   474.1 521.9 515.6 3,597.4 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
Economics

  Courses offered by:
Economics College of Business University Total
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
Course Level FTE produced by students who are: 8.3 13.3 12.0 14.1 727.9
Lower Division Undergraduate Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 80.0 108.2 107.1 346.4 1,753.5
Majors outside the college 94.1 92.9 95.4 208.3 4,312.6
Total 182.3 214.4 214.5 568.8 6,794.0
Upper Division Undergraduate FTE produced by students who are: 71.0 85.1 93.2 949.9 5,096.5
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 161.8 169.0 162.9 1,332.2 2,434.0
Majors outside the college 22.3 20.5 18.9 214.1 1,202.4
Total 255.1 274.6 275.0 2,496.2 8,732.9
Graduate FTE produced by students who are: 23.1 20.3 17.4 291.5 1,749.1
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 11.8 11.8 7.1 216.1 303.7
Majors outside the college 1.8 0.8 1.7 24.8 142.5
Total 36.7 33.0 26.3 532.5 2,195.3
Total FTE produced by students who are: 102.4 118.7 122.6 1,255.5 7,573.6
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 253.6 289.0 277.1 1,894.7 4,491.2
Majors outside the college 118.1 114.3 116.0 447.2 5,657.4
Total 474.1 522.0 515.7 3,597.4 17,722.2

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



C 3 Degrees Awarded
Economics (Program CIP: 450601)

  Economics 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: 59.0 69.0 78.0 1,217.0 4,813.0
Single major
Double or triple major 5.0 5.5 4.5 134.5 204.0
All 64.0 74.5 82.5 1,351.5 5,017.0
Masters Degrees awarded with a: 19.0 27.0 25.0 424.0 1,355.0
Single major
All 19.0 27.0 25.0 424.0 1,355.0
Specialist Degrees awarded with a:         35.0
Single major
All         35.0
Doctorate Degrees awarded with a:       9.0 128.0
Single major
All       9.0 128.0
Total Degrees awarded with a: 78.0 96.0 103.0 1,650.0 6,684.0
Single major
Double or triple major 5.0 5.5 4.5 134.5 204.0
All 83.0 101.5 107.5 1,784.5 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
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
Undergraduate   37.2 42.2 39.4 26.6 18.3
Graduate   3.1 2.8 2.1 4.6 2.6
Total   40.4 45.0 41.6 31.2 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
Economics (Program CIP: 450601)

  Economics College Total University Total
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
Associates 0 0 0 0 0.7
Bachelors 7.8 9.2 9.1 16.2 10.4
Masters 2.3 3.3 2.8 5.1 2.8
Specialist 0 0 0 0 0.1
Doctorate 0 0 0 0.1 0.3
Total 10.1 12.5 11.9 21.3 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)
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
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
Undergraduate # Sections   96 86 52 435 3,329
Mean Rating   1.9 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.9
Graduate # Sections   15 16 9 109 562
Mean Rating   1.8 1.8 1.7 1.8 1.6
Total # Sections   111 102 61 544 3,891
Mean Rating   1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 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)
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
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
Undergraduate # Sections   96 86 52 435 3,329
Mean Rating   2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.0
Graduate # Sections   15 16 9 109 562
Mean Rating   2.0 1.9 2.0 2.0 1.9
Total # Sections   111 102 61 544 3,891
Mean Rating   2.0 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.0

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



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
2011-2012
2012-2013
2013-2014
2013-2014
2013-2014
Departmental Research Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   1.9 1.6 1.7 15.6 98.6
FTE   2.5 2.2 2.3 20.7 131.5
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years   0.2     0.6 6.0
FTE   0.2     0.8 8.0
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           11.2
FTE           14.9
Total Person-Years   2.1 1.6 1.7 16.1 115.8
FTE   2.8 2.2 2.3 21.5 154.4
Sponsored Research Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years     0.0   0.1 24.9
FTE     0.0   0.1 33.2
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years   0.0     0.1 5.1
FTE   0.0     0.1 6.8
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           25.6
FTE           34.2
Total Person-Years   0.0 0.0   0.1 55.7
FTE   0.0 0.0   0.2 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
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) # 1 4 4 8 114
2. Other peer-reviewed publications # 20 18 8 107 1,019
3. All other publications # 4 2 3 49 565
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences # 10 8 13 118 1,517
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions # 0 0 0 3 330
6. Grant Proposals Submitted # 1 1 0 1 379
Sponsored Research & Program Expenditures            
7. Organized Research # $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,695,039
8. Sponsored Instruction # $19,364 $2,355 $0 $16,556 $5,452,045
9. Other Sponsored Activities # $6,124 $20,001 $0 $0 $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
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) per faculty member   0.1 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.2
2. Other peer-review publications per faculty member   1.8 1.6 0.8 1.2 1.6
3. All other publications per faculty member   0.4 0.2 0.3 0.6 0.9
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences per faculty member   0.9 0.7 1.3 1.4 2.4
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5
6. Grant proposals submitted per faculty member   0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.6
Sponsored Research & Program Expenditures            
7. Organized research expenditures per faculty member   $0 $0 $0 $0 $23,288
8. Sponsored instruction expenditures per faculty member   $1,760 $214 $0 $193 $8,640
9. Other sponsored activity expenditures per faculty member   $557 $1,818 $0 $0 $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
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2013-2014 2013-2014
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees # 24 22 32 317 2,534
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees # 20 12 8 100 1,000
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications # 9 9 8 117 654

Source: College Dean's Offices



C 1-3 Efficiency Data
Economics

  Economics 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   2.2 2.0 3.2 3.7 4.0
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees per faculty member   1.8 1.1 0.8 1.2 1.6
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications per faculty member   0.8 0.8 0.8 1.4 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)