2015-2016 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
2013-2014
2014-2015
2015-2016
2015-2016
2015-2016
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Total Headcount   10 10 10 88 677
Total Person-Years   9.0 9.6 9.7 75.8 586.6
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   5.7 4.2 4.9 35.5 284.7
Total FTE   12.0 12.9 13.0 101.0 782.1
FTE Devoted to Instruction   7.6 5.6 6.6 47.3 379.6
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Total Headcount   4 6 4 53 236
Total Person-Years   3.4 4.5 3.7 47.6 190.5
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   3.3 3.9 3.2 37.4 148.7
Total FTE   4.5 5.9 4.9 63.5 254.1
FTE Devoted to Instruction   4.5 5.2 4.3 49.8 198.2
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan Scholar/ Scientist/ Engineer, Research Assoc, Assoc In, Asst In, Postdoc Assoc Total Headcount         6 119
Total Person-Years         5.3 95.6
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction         4.4 38.0
Total FTE         7.0 127.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction         5.9 50.7
Adjuncts -- Total Headcount   9 9 6 86 631
Total Person-Years   2.1 2.2 0.7 17.1 113.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   2.1 2.2 0.7 15.7 108.0
Total FTE   2.8 2.9 0.9 22.8 151.3
FTE Devoted to Instruction   2.8 2.9 0.9 20.9 144.0
Graduate Assistants -- Total Headcount   7 8 8 99 1,150
Total Person-Years   1.3 2.1 2.0 25.5 341.8
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   1.3 2.0 1.7 7.0 223.8
Total FTE   1.7 2.8 2.7 33.9 455.7
FTE Devoted to Instruction   1.7 2.6 2.3 9.3 298.4
Other -- Total Headcount     1 3 47 376
Total Person-Years     0.0 0.2 2.4 40.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction     0.0 0.1 0.3 17.1
Total FTE     0.0 0.3 3.2 53.9
FTE Devoted to Instruction     0.0 0.1 0.3 22.8
Total Total Headcount   30 34 31 379 3,189
Total Person-Years   15.8 18.4 16.3 173.5 1,368.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   12.4 12.3 10.6 100.2 820.3
Total FTE   21.0 24.5 21.8 231.4 1,824.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction   16.5 16.4 14.1 133.6 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
Economics

Instructional Faculty (Tenured, tenure-earning, & non-tenure-earning) Economics 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 3 3 2 9 40
Male 5 5 5 18 92
Total 8 8 7 27 133
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin)           0
Female       4 38
Male   1   7 22
Total   1   11 60
Hispanic           2
Female 1 1 1 3 37
Male       5 30
Total 1 1 1 8 69
White (Not of Hispanic Origin)         0 9
Female       38 297
Male 5 6 6 61 382
Total 5 6 6 99 688
Total         0 12
Female 4 4 3 54 412
Male 10 12 11 91 527
Total 14 16 14 145 951

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
Economics

Adjuncts Economics College Total University Total
2013-2014
2014-2015
2015-2016
2015-2016
2015-2016
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       1 12
Male 1 1 1 3 12
Total 1 1 1 4 24
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       2 31
Male     1 1 19
Total     1 3 50
Hispanic Female       5 50
Male 1 1 1 2 24
Total 1 1 1 7 74
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 1 1 1 16 271
Male 6 6 2 56 212
Total 7 7 3 72 483
Total Female 1 1 1 24 364
Male 8 8 5 62 267
Total 9 9 6 86 631

Source: Instruction and Research File



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

  Economics College Total University Total
2013-2014
2014-2015
2015-2016
2015-2016
2015-2016
Course Level Type     103 102 92 874 5,155
Undergraduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered #
  # Enrolled 6,611 6,645 6,900 42,544 199,829
  Avg Section Enrollment 64.2 65.1 75.0 48.7 38.8
Sections Faculty-Taught # 77 76 81 647 3,455
% 74.8 74.5 88.0 74.0 67.0
Lab Sections Offered #       20 896
  # Enrolled       646 16,821
  Avg Section Enrollment       32.3 18.8
Sections Faculty-Taught #       0 432
%       0.0 48.2
Discussion Sections Offered #         294
  # Enrolled         8,010
  Avg Section Enrollment         27.2
Sections Faculty-Taught #         250
%         85.0
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 3 4 11 65 1,340
  # Enrolled 14 32 27 457 8,504
  Avg Section Enrollment 4.7 8.0 2.5 7.0 6.3
Sections Faculty-Taught # 3 4 11 58 1,017
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 89.2 75.9
Graduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered # 21 21 17 520 1,611
  # Enrolled 293 311 292 8,298 21,601
  Avg Section Enrollment 14.0 14.8 17.2 16.0 13.4
Sections Faculty-Taught # 20 20 17 416 1,352
% 95.2 95.2 100.0 80.0 83.9
Lab Sections Offered #         63
  # Enrolled         448
  Avg Section Enrollment         7.1
Sections Faculty-Taught #         42
%         66.7
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 5 10 9 92 1,908
  # Enrolled 5 10 9 351 4,047
  Avg Section Enrollment 1.0 1.0 1.0 3.8 2.1
Sections Faculty-Taught # 5 10 9 88 1,798
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 95.7 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)
Economics (Program CIP: 450601)

  Economics College Total University Total
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2015-2016 2015-2016
Professional         250
Bachelors 904 1,009 1,153 7,766 29,081
Masters/Specialist 69 54 49 1,851 4,515
Doctoral       42 965
Unclassified         3,137
Total 973 1,063 1,202 9,659 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
Economics (Program CIP: 450601)

  Economics 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 1 2 5 17 121
Male 4 3 7 37 103
Total 5 5 12 54 224
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 18 21 24 211 876
Male 20 33 32 190 700
Total 38 54 56 401 1,576
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 96 124 147 816 3,923
Male 92 95 117 663 2,355
Total 188 219 264 1,479 6,278
Hispanic Female 99 122 164 1,070 4,385
Male 109 119 137 906 3,053
Total 208 241 301 1,976 7,438
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 143 159 171 1,460 6,657
Male 293 296 303 1,997 5,805
Total 436 455 474 3,457 12,462
Non-Resident Alien Female 10 6 9 126 396
Male 14 13 20 185 450
Total 24 19 29 311 846
Not Reported Female 1 7 6 36 133
Male 4 9 11 52 124
Total 5 16 17 88 257
Total Female 368 441 526 3,736 16,491
Male 536 568 627 4,030 12,590
Total 904 1,009 1,153 7,766 29,081
Graduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female       5 18
Male       3 4
Total       8 22
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       66 169
Male 4 4 3 59 111
Total 4 4 3 125 280
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 3 4 3 211 706
Male 3 3 4 126 292
Total 6 7 7 337 998
Hispanic Female 3 2 1 207 549
Male 9 11 7 178 359
Total 12 13 8 385 908
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 6 5 9 426 1,669
Male 30 19 15 470 1,127
Total 36 24 24 896 2,796
Non-Resident Alien Female 4 1 1 66 212
Male 6 4 6 71 252
Total 10 5 7 137 464
Not Reported Female       4 9
Male 1 1   1 3
Total 1 1   5 12
Total Female 16 12 14 985 3,332
Male 53 42 35 908 2,148
Total 69 54 49 1,893 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
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2015-2016 2015-2016
Undergraduate Total   489.4 491.0 510.8 3,157.7 15,697.0
             
Graduate Total   26.3 24.4 22.2 317.5 1,889.7
Grad I   24.9 22.1 20.2 296.5 1,499.7
Grad II   1.3 2.3 2.0 21.0 390.0
             
Classroom   26.3 24.4 22.2 310.1 1,758.7
Thesis-Dissertation       0.0 7.3 130.9
             
Grand Total   515.6 515.4 533.1 3,475.1 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
Economics

  Courses offered by:
Economics College of Business University Total
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2015-2016 2015-2016
Course Level FTE produced by students who are: 12.0 15.1 35.8 41.7 780.7
Lower Division Undergraduate Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 107.1 116.0 129.5 426.9 1,883.2
Majors outside the college 95.4 88.5 83.0 185.5 4,246.7
Total 214.5 219.7 248.4 654.1 6,910.6
Upper Division Undergraduate FTE produced by students who are: 93.2 104.2 89.5 980.1 5,277.5
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 162.9 148.5 155.5 1,288.4 2,353.4
Majors outside the college 18.9 18.7 17.4 235.1 1,155.5
Total 275.0 271.4 262.5 2,503.6 8,786.4
Graduate FTE produced by students who are: 17.4 14.1 15.1 174.4 1,554.8
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 7.1 9.6 6.5 114.8 207.8
Majors outside the college 1.7 0.7 0.6 28.3 127.0
Total 26.3 24.4 22.2 317.5 1,889.7
Total FTE produced by students who are: 122.6 133.4 140.5 1,196.2 7,613.1
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 277.1 274.1 291.5 1,830.0 4,444.5
Majors outside the college 116.0 107.9 101.0 448.9 5,529.2
Total 515.7 515.4 533.1 3,475.1 17,586.7

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



C 3 Degrees Awarded
Economics (Program CIP: 450601)

  Economics 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: 78.0 94.0 89.0 1,308.0 5,460.0
Single major
Double or triple major 4.5 3.5 4.5 104.5 180.0
All 82.5 97.5 93.5 1,412.5 5,640.0
Masters Degrees awarded with a: 25.0 28.0 15.0 505.0 1,322.0
Single major
All 25.0 28.0 15.0 505.0 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: 103.0 122.0 104.0 1,819.0 7,300.0
Single major
Double or triple major 4.5 3.5 4.5 104.5 180.0
All 107.5 125.5 108.5 1,923.5 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)
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2015-2016 2015-2016
Undergraduate   54.1 60.3 62.9 43.3 36.2
Graduate   2.9 3.0 2.7 4.4 4.4
Total   57.0 63.3 65.6 47.7 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
Economics (Program CIP: 450601)

  Economics College Total University Total
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2015-2016 2015-2016
Associates 0 0 0 0 0.7
Bachelors 9.1 12.0 11.5 19.4 13.0
Masters 2.8 3.4 1.8 6.9 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 11.9 15.4 13.4 26.4 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)
Economics

Scale: 1=Excellent 5=Poor 6. Rate your instructor"s overall teaching effectiveness in this course
Economics College Total University Total
Fall 2015 Spring 2016 Summer 2016 Fall 2015 Spring 2016 Summer 2016 Fall 2015 Spring 2016 Summer 2016
Undergraduate # Sections   33 29 15 318 316 158 2,636 2,440 925
Mean Rating   1.9 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.6
Graduate # Sections   5 5 4 146 148 77 514 498 202
Mean Rating   1.5 1.7 1.4 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6
Total # Sections   38 34 19 464 464 235 3,150 2,938 1,127
Mean Rating   1.9 1.8 1.7 1.8 1.7 1.7 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
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2013-2014
2014-2015
2015-2016
2015-2016
2015-2016
Departmental Research . -- Person-Years         0.3 0.9
FTE         0.4 1.2
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   1.7 2.3 2.9 20.1 141.8
FTE   2.3 3.1 3.9 26.8 189.0
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years       0.1 1.3 5.3
FTE       0.2 1.8 7.0
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           6.5
FTE           8.6
Total Person-Years   1.7 2.3 3.1 21.8 154.4
FTE   2.3 3.1 4.1 29.0 205.8
Sponsored Research . -- Person-Years           0.6
FTE           0.8
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years     0.0 0.1 0.1 18.8
FTE     0.0 0.1 0.1 25.1
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years           2.6
FTE           3.4
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           27.3
FTE           36.4
Total Person-Years     0.0 0.1 0.1 49.2
FTE     0.0 0.1 0.1 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
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2015-2016 2015-2016
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) # 4 0 0 14 105
2. Other peer-reviewed publications # 8 4 10 115 1,124
3. All other publications # 3 0 2 61 582
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences # 13 12 9 127 1,377
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions # 0 0 0 0 233
6. Grant Proposals Submitted # 0 0 0 3 419
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
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2015-2016 2015-2016
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) per faculty member   0.4 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2
2. Other peer-review publications per faculty member   0.8 0.4 1.0 1.3 1.7
3. All other publications per faculty member   0.3 0.0 0.2 0.7 0.9
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences per faculty member   1.3 1.2 0.9 1.4 2.0
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3
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 $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
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2015-2016 2015-2016
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees # 32 32 37 300 2,744
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees # 8 8 4 120 1,039
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications # 8 8 9 98 523

Source: College Dean's Offices



C 1-3 Efficiency Data
Economics

  Economics 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   3.2 3.2 3.7 3.4 4.1
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees per faculty member   0.8 0.8 0.4 1.4 1.5
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications per faculty member   0.8 0.8 0.9 1.1 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)