2015-2016 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
2013-2014
2014-2015
2015-2016
2015-2016
2015-2016
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Total Headcount   12 14 13 165 677
Total Person-Years   10.8 12.3 11.4 136.9 586.6
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   7.1 7.4 6.6 75.9 284.7
Total FTE   14.3 16.4 15.2 182.5 782.1
FTE Devoted to Instruction   9.4 9.9 8.8 101.1 379.6
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Total Headcount   3 3 4 50 236
Total Person-Years   2.4 2.4 3.0 40.6 190.5
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   2.4 2.4 2.6 37.7 148.7
Total FTE   3.2 3.2 4.0 54.2 254.1
FTE Devoted to Instruction   3.2 3.2 3.5 50.3 198.2
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan Scholar/ Scientist/ Engineer, Research Assoc, Assoc In, Asst In, Postdoc Assoc Total Headcount         17 119
Total Person-Years         14.5 95.6
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction         13.2 38.0
Total FTE         19.4 127.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction         17.6 50.7
Adjuncts -- Total Headcount   2 2 5 115 631
Total Person-Years   0.5 0.5 1.0 24.0 113.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.5 0.5 0.9 23.2 108.0
Total FTE   0.6 0.7 1.3 32.0 151.3
FTE Devoted to Instruction   0.6 0.7 1.2 30.9 144.0
Graduate Assistants -- Total Headcount   15 12 15 244 1,150
Total Person-Years   2.8 3.3 3.1 73.6 341.8
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   2.8 3.3 3.0 68.6 223.8
Total FTE   3.8 4.4 4.2 98.1 455.7
FTE Devoted to Instruction   3.8 4.4 3.9 91.5 298.4
Other -- Total Headcount     1 3 41 376
Total Person-Years     0.0 0.3 5.0 40.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction     0.0 0.3 4.0 17.1
Total FTE     0.0 0.5 6.6 53.9
FTE Devoted to Instruction     0.0 0.4 5.3 22.8
Total Total Headcount   32 32 40 632 3,189
Total Person-Years   16.5 18.6 18.9 294.6 1,368.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   12.8 13.7 13.4 222.6 820.3
Total FTE   22.0 24.7 25.2 392.8 1,824.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction   17.1 18.2 17.9 296.8 1,093.8

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
2013-2014
2014-2015
2015-2016
2015-2016
2015-2016
American Indian/Alaskan Native Male         1
Total         1
Asian or Pacific Islander           1
Female       2 40
Male 1 1 1 4 92
Total 1 1 1 6 133
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin)         0 0
Female       10 38
Male       4 22
Total       14 60
Hispanic           2
Female       17 37
Male     1 4 30
Total     1 21 69
White (Not of Hispanic Origin)       0 2 9
Female 3 5 4 88 297
Male 11 11 11 96 382
Total 14 16 15 186 688
Total       0 2 12
Female 3 5 4 117 412
Male 12 12 13 108 527
Total 15 17 17 227 951

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
2013-2014
2014-2015
2015-2016
2015-2016
2015-2016
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       1 12
Male         12
Total       1 24
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       4 31
Male       1 19
Total       5 50
Hispanic Female     1 12 50
Male       5 24
Total     1 17 74
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female     1 46 271
Male 2 2 3 45 212
Total 2 2 4 91 483
Total Female     2 63 364
Male 2 2 3 51 267
Total 2 2 5 114 631

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
2013-2014
2014-2015
2015-2016
2015-2016
2015-2016
Course Level Type     97 104 108 1,819 5,155
Undergraduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered #
  # Enrolled 3,841 3,920 4,084 55,432 199,829
  Avg Section Enrollment 39.6 37.7 37.8 30.5 38.8
Sections Faculty-Taught # 88 97 97 1,291 3,455
% 90.7 93.3 89.8 71.0 67.0
Lab Sections Offered #       24 896
  # Enrolled       425 16,821
  Avg Section Enrollment       17.7 18.8
Sections Faculty-Taught #       12 432
%       50.0 48.2
Discussion Sections Offered #       124 294
  # Enrolled       3,008 8,010
  Avg Section Enrollment       24.3 27.2
Sections Faculty-Taught #       124 250
%       100.0 85.0
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 19 23 28 521 1,340
  # Enrolled 37 48 114 3,453 8,504
  Avg Section Enrollment 1.9 2.1 4.1 6.6 6.3
Sections Faculty-Taught # 19 23 26 321 1,017
% 100.0 100.0 92.9 61.6 75.9
Graduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered # 9 10 9 207 1,611
  # Enrolled 126 115 108 1,429 21,601
  Avg Section Enrollment 14.0 11.5 12.0 6.9 13.4
Sections Faculty-Taught # 9 10 9 198 1,352
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 95.7 83.9
Lab Sections Offered #         63
  # Enrolled         448
  Avg Section Enrollment         7.1
Sections Faculty-Taught #         42
%         66.7
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 15 8 5 291 1,908
  # Enrolled 16 9 7 503 4,047
  Avg Section Enrollment 1.1 1.1 1.4 1.7 2.1
Sections Faculty-Taught # 15 8 5 280 1,798
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 96.2 94.2

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
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2015-2016 2015-2016
Professional         250
Bachelors 556 517 514 4,582 29,081
Masters/Specialist 33 24 27 374 4,515
Doctoral       50 965
Unclassified         3,137
Total 589 541 541 5,006 37,948

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
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2015-2016 2015-2016
Professional Asian or Pacific Islander Female         20
Male         21
Total         41
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         11
Male         2
Total         13
Hispanic Female         23
Male         10
Total         33
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         68
Male         85
Total         153
Not Reported Female         3
Male         7
Total         10
Total Female         125
Male         125
Total         250
Undergraduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female 3 2 3 31 121
Male 2     6 103
Total 5 2 3 37 224
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 11 7 9 114 876
Male 10 6 6 46 700
Total 21 13 15 160 1,576
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 66 48 50 543 3,923
Male 50 49 43 324 2,355
Total 116 97 93 867 6,278
Hispanic Female 64 65 76 786 4,385
Male 75 69 76 456 3,053
Total 139 134 152 1,242 7,438
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 110 104 94 1,259 6,657
Male 152 154 142 905 5,805
Total 262 258 236 2,164 12,462
Non-Resident Alien Female 5 7 5 45 396
Male 5 2 6 28 450
Total 10 9 11 73 846
Not Reported Female 2 3 2 28 133
Male 1 1 2 11 124
Total 3 4 4 39 257
Total Female 261 236 239 2,806 16,491
Male 295 281 275 1,776 12,590
Total 556 517 514 4,582 29,081
Graduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female       1 18
Male         4
Total       1 22
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 2     11 169
Male       4 111
Total 2     15 280
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       20 706
Male 3 3 3 23 292
Total 3 3 3 43 998
Hispanic Female 2 2 1 42 549
Male 3 4 3 23 359
Total 5 6 4 65 908
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 10 8 7 154 1,669
Male 9 4 8 108 1,127
Total 19 12 15 262 2,796
Non-Resident Alien Female 4 3 4 21 212
Male     1 17 252
Total 4 3 5 38 464
Not Reported Female         9
Male         3
Total         12
Total Female 18 13 12 249 3,332
Male 15 11 15 175 2,148
Total 33 24 27 424 5,480
Unclassified American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         7
Male         4
Total         11
Asian or Pacific Islander Female         162
Male         155
Total         317
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         256
Male         139
Total         395
Hispanic Female         338
Male         251
Total         589
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         842
Male         710
Total         1,552
Non-Resident Alien Female         107
Male         143
Total         250
Not Reported Female         14
Male         9
Total         23
Total Female         1,726
Male         1,411
Total         3,137

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
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2015-2016 2015-2016
Undergraduate Total   288.6 294.5 302.3 4,307.7 15,697.0
             
Graduate Total   13.0 11.5 10.8 170.5 1,889.7
Grad I   12.8 11.4 10.7 153.2 1,499.7
Grad II   0.2 0.1 0.1 17.3 390.0
             
Classroom   12.9 11.5 10.8 158.9 1,758.7
Thesis-Dissertation   0.1     11.6 130.9
             
Grand Total   301.6 306.0 313.1 4,478.2 17,586.7

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
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2015-2016 2015-2016
Course Level FTE produced by students who are: 9.7 8.0 10.3 234.2 780.7
Lower Division Undergraduate Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 10.6 10.2 13.4 466.0 1,883.2
Majors outside the college 78.1 81.6 90.7 1,968.7 4,246.7
Total 98.4 99.8 114.5 2,668.9 6,910.6
Upper Division Undergraduate FTE produced by students who are: 128.1 125.8 126.7 942.3 5,277.5
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 27.5 26.4 25.6 310.2 2,353.4
Majors outside the college 34.6 42.4 35.6 386.2 1,155.5
Total 190.3 194.7 187.9 1,638.8 8,786.4
Graduate FTE produced by students who are: 11.6 10.2 9.9 154.6 1,554.8
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 0.2 0.8 0.4 8.3 207.8
Majors outside the college 1.3 0.6 0.5 7.7 127.0
Total 13.0 11.5 10.8 170.5 1,889.7
Total FTE produced by students who are: 149.4 144.1 147.0 1,331.1 7,613.1
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 38.3 37.4 39.4 784.5 4,444.5
Majors outside the college 114.0 124.5 126.7 2,362.6 5,529.2
Total 301.7 306.0 313.1 4,478.2 17,586.7

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
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2015-2016 2015-2016
  Degrees awarded with a:         325.0
Associates Single major
All         325.0
Bachelors Degrees awarded with a: 120.0 130.0 112.0 1,045.0 5,460.0
Single major
Double or triple major 6.0 8.0 9.0 44.0 180.0
All 126.0 138.0 121.0 1,089.0 5,640.0
Masters Degrees awarded with a: 13.0 11.0 10.0 101.0 1,322.0
Single major
All 13.0 11.0 10.0 101.0 1,322.0
Specialist Degrees awarded with a:         11.0
Single major
All         11.0
Doctorate Degrees awarded with a:       6.0 121.0
Single major
All       6.0 121.0
Certificates Degrees awarded with a:         61.0
Single major
All         61.0
Total Degrees awarded with a: 133.0 141.0 122.0 1,152.0 7,300.0
Single major
Double or triple major 6.0 8.0 9.0 44.0 180.0
All 139.0 149.0 131.0 1,196.0 7,480.0

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 B Annualized Student FTE Produced Per FACULTY Instructional Person-Year (Student Faculty Ratio)
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2015-2016 2015-2016
Undergraduate   30.4 29.8 32.8 37.9 36.2
Graduate   1.4 1.2 1.2 1.5 4.4
Total   31.7 31.0 33.9 39.4 40.6

Source: Instruction and Research File and Student Data Course File
Includes Instructional Person-Years from Tenured, Tenure-earning and Non-tenure-earning faculty only
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
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2015-2016 2015-2016
Associates 0 0 0 0 0.7
Bachelors 13.3 14.0 13.1 9.6 13.0
Masters 1.4 1.1 1.1 0.9 3.1
Specialist 0 0 0 0 0.0
Doctorate 0 0 0 0.1 0.3
Certificates 0 0 0 0 0.1
Total 14.6 15.1 14.2 10.5 17.3

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 Instructor's Overall Teaching Effectiveness (item 6) from Student Perception of Teaching (SPOT)
Political Science

Scale: 1=Excellent 5=Poor 6. Rate your instructor"s overall teaching effectiveness in this course
Political Science College Total University Total
Fall 2015 Spring 2016 Summer 2016 Fall 2015 Spring 2016 Summer 2016 Fall 2015 Spring 2016 Summer 2016
Undergraduate # Sections   40 44 13 916 813 228 2,636 2,440 925
Mean Rating   1.6 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.7 1.7 1.6
Graduate # Sections   4 3 1 84 72 4 514 498 202
Mean Rating   1.3 1.1 1.2 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.6 1.6 1.6
Total # Sections   44 47 14 1,000 885 232 3,150 2,938 1,127
Mean Rating   1.5 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.7 1.7 1.6

Source: Student Perception of Teaching Results, Fall 2015 to Summer 2016



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
2013-2014
2014-2015
2015-2016
2015-2016
2015-2016
Departmental Research . -- Person-Years         0.2 0.9
FTE         0.2 1.2
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   2.2 2.9 2.5 36.6 141.8
FTE   2.9 3.9 3.3 48.9 189.0
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years         0.3 5.3
FTE         0.4 7.0
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           6.5
FTE           8.6
Total Person-Years   2.2 2.9 2.5 37.1 154.4
FTE   2.9 3.9 3.3 49.5 205.8
Sponsored Research . -- Person-Years           0.6
FTE           0.8
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   0.3 0.2 0.1 1.0 18.8
FTE   0.3 0.3 0.1 1.3 25.1
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years         0.0 2.6
FTE         0.0 3.4
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           27.3
FTE           36.4
Total Person-Years   0.3 0.2 0.1 1.0 49.2
FTE   0.3 0.3 0.1 1.3 65.6

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
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2015-2016 2015-2016
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) # 3 4 0 17 105
2. Other peer-reviewed publications # 15 18 11 125 1,124
3. All other publications # 2 12 6 246 582
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences # 28 44 25 243 1,377
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions # 0 0 0 196 233
6. Grant Proposals Submitted # 0 0 0 12 419
Sponsored Research & Program Expenditures            
7. Organized Research # $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
8. Sponsored Instruction # $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
9. Other Sponsored Activities # $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

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
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2015-2016 2015-2016
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) per faculty member   0.3 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.2
2. Other peer-review publications per faculty member   1.3 1.3 0.8 0.8 1.7
3. All other publications per faculty member   0.2 0.9 0.5 1.5 0.9
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences per faculty member   2.3 3.1 1.9 1.5 2.0
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 1.2 0.3
6. Grant proposals submitted per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.6
Sponsored Research & Program Expenditures            
7. Organized research expenditures per faculty member   $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
8. Sponsored instruction expenditures per faculty member   $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
9. Other sponsored activity expenditures per faculty member   $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

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
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2015-2016 2015-2016
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees # 49 47 32 516 2,744
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees # 9 12 7 181 1,039
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications # 7 11 8 77 523

Source: College Dean's Offices



C 1-3 Efficiency Data
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2015-2016 2015-2016
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees per faculty member   4.1 3.4 2.5 3.1 4.1
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees per faculty member   0.8 0.9 0.5 1.1 1.5
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications per faculty member   0.6 0.8 0.6 0.5 0.8

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)