2016-2017 Program Review
Physics
 
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
Physics

  Physics College Total University Total
2014-2015
2015-2016
2016-2017
2016-2017
2016-2017
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Total Headcount   9 9 10 112 681
Total Person-Years   7.6 7.7 8.8 92.8 574.5
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   3.0 3.1 3.7 42.8 275.1
Total FTE   10.2 10.2 11.7 123.7 766.0
FTE Devoted to Instruction   4.0 4.1 4.9 57.0 366.8
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Total Headcount   5 2 1 21 241
Total Person-Years   4.3 1.6 0.9 17.6 189.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   3.6 1.2 0.8 14.4 150.7
Total FTE   5.8 2.1 1.2 23.5 252.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction   4.8 1.6 1.1 19.1 201.0
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan Scholar/ Scientist/ Engineer, Research Assoc, Assoc In, Asst In, Postdoc Assoc Total Headcount   2 5 4 28 201
Total Person-Years   1.7 3.7 3.9 24.9 167.7
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   1.1 3.1 2.8 15.3 54.7
Total FTE   2.3 4.9 5.2 33.3 223.6
FTE Devoted to Instruction   1.5 4.2 3.7 20.4 73.0
Adjuncts -- Total Headcount   5 7 8 61 672
Total Person-Years   0.9 1.0 1.7 14.0 123.9
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.9 1.0 1.7 12.0 118.0
Total FTE   1.2 1.4 2.2 18.6 165.2
FTE Devoted to Instruction   1.2 1.3 2.2 16.0 157.4
Graduate Assistants -- Total Headcount   31 31 35 376 1,203
Total Person-Years   12.9 11.7 12.5 115.5 333.0
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   12.9 11.3 12.1 101.4 205.7
Total FTE   17.2 15.7 16.7 154.0 444.0
FTE Devoted to Instruction   17.1 15.0 16.1 135.1 274.2
Other -- Total Headcount   2 3 4 63 337
Total Person-Years   0.6 0.2 0.7 12.8 35.3
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.2 0.1 0.3 8.9 16.8
Total FTE   0.8 0.3 1.0 17.1 47.0
FTE Devoted to Instruction   0.2 0.1 0.4 11.8 22.4
Total Total Headcount   54 57 62 661 3,335
Total Person-Years   28.1 26.0 28.5 277.6 1,423.7
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   21.6 19.7 21.4 194.7 821.0
Total FTE   37.4 34.6 38.0 370.1 1,898.3
FTE Devoted to Instruction   28.9 26.3 28.5 259.6 1,094.7

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
Physics

Instructional Faculty (Tenured, tenure-earning, & non-tenure-earning) Physics College Total University Total
2014-2015
2015-2016
2016-2017
2016-2017
2016-2017
American Indian/Alaskan Native Female          
Male         1
Total         1
Asian or Pacific Islander   0 0      
Female 1 1 1 10 42
Male 2 3 3 16 97
Total 3 4 4 26 139
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       1 39
Male       4 24
Total       5 63
Hispanic Female       3 41
Male 1 1   2 30
Total 1 1   5 71
White (Not of Hispanic Origin)   2        
Female 2 2 2 36 318
Male 8 9 9 81 396
Total 12 11 11 117 714
Total   2 0      
Female 3 3 3 50 440
Male 11 13 12 103 548
Total 16 16 15 153 988

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
Physics

Adjuncts Physics College Total University Total
2014-2015
2015-2016
2016-2017
2016-2017
2016-2017
American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         1
Male         1
Total         2
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 1       12
Male   1 2 3 14
Total 1 1 2 3 26
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       3 39
Male       3 25
Total       6 64
Hispanic Female       4 48
Male       2 27
Total       6 75
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 1 1 1 23 285
Male 3 5 4 22 219
Total 4 6 5 45 504
Non-Resident Alien Male     1 1 1
Total     1 1 1
Total Female 2 1 1 30 385
Male 3 6 7 31 287
Total 5 7 8 61 672

Source: Instruction and Research File



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

  Physics College Total University Total
2014-2015
2015-2016
2016-2017
2016-2017
2016-2017
Course Level Type     49 46 44 844 5,337
Undergraduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered #
  # Enrolled 3,486 3,435 3,382 53,517 203,020
  Avg Section Enrollment 71.1 74.7 76.9 63.4 38.0
Sections Faculty-Taught # 44 37 36 558 3,624
% 89.8 80.4 81.8 66.1 67.9
Lab Sections Offered # 136 139 141 674 878
  # Enrolled 1,920 1,954 1,904 12,710 16,292
  Avg Section Enrollment 14.1 14.1 13.5 18.9 18.6
Sections Faculty-Taught # 136 139 141 365 441
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 54.2 50.2
Discussion Sections Offered #       184 330
  # Enrolled       5,745 9,256
  Avg Section Enrollment       31.2 28.0
Sections Faculty-Taught #       128 254
%       69.6 77.0
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 7 4 4 297 1,362
  # Enrolled 9 5 21 1,159 8,784
  Avg Section Enrollment 1.3 1.3 5.3 3.9 6.4
Sections Faculty-Taught # 7 4 4 277 1,033
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 93.3 75.8
Graduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered # 20 23 21 178 1,680
  # Enrolled 92 110 87 1,237 23,308
  Avg Section Enrollment 4.6 4.8 4.1 6.9 13.9
Sections Faculty-Taught # 14 18 19 168 1,400
% 70.0 78.3 90.5 94.4 83.3
Lab Sections Offered #       2 64
  # Enrolled       21 497
  Avg Section Enrollment       10.5 7.8
Sections Faculty-Taught #       2 44
%       100.0 68.8
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 28 34 41 638 1,900
  # Enrolled 83 94 81 978 3,995
  Avg Section Enrollment 3.0 2.8 2.0 1.5 2.1
Sections Faculty-Taught # 28 34 41 598 1,817
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 93.7 95.6

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)
Physics (Program CIP: 400801)

  Physics College Total University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
Professional         259
Bachelors 70 78 75 6,106 28,830
Masters/Specialist       191 4,788
Doctoral 32 31 33 286 990
Unclassified       0 3,158
Total 102 109 108 6,583 38,025

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
Physics (Program CIP: 400801)

  Physics College Total University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
Professional Asian or Pacific Islander Female         20
Male         19
Total         39
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         13
Male         5
Total         18
Hispanic Female         20
Male         12
Total         32
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         62
Male         98
Total         160
Not Reported Female         3
Male         7
Total         10
Total Female         118
Male         141
Total         259
Undergraduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female     1 38 119
Male 1 2 1 16 100
Total 1 2 2 54 219
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 4 3 1 300 905
Male 2 2 6 171 706
Total 6 5 7 471 1,611
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 3 3 3 1,032 3,937
Male 5 3 4 390 2,405
Total 8 6 7 1,422 6,342
Hispanic Female 2 3 1 1,218 4,489
Male 6 5 6 475 3,180
Total 8 8 7 1,693 7,669
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 9 12 12 1,528 6,348
Male 33 40 37 731 5,575
Total 42 52 49 2,259 11,923
Non-Resident Alien Female 1 1 1 116 395
Male 4 3 1 56 486
Total 5 4 2 172 881
Not Reported Female       26 97
Male   1 1 9 88
Total   1 1 35 185
Total Female 19 22 19 4,258 16,290
Male 51 56 56 1,848 12,540
Total 70 78 75 6,106 28,830
Graduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female       2 16
Male       1 9
Total       3 25
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       10 163
Male       22 123
Total       32 286
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       9 712
Male 1 1 1 11 308
Total 1 1 1 20 1,020
Hispanic Female     1 34 617
Male       27 394
Total     1 61 1,011
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 1 1 1 123 1,690
Male 8 6 5 147 1,187
Total 9 7 6 270 2,877
Non-Resident Alien Female 3 2 5 33 243
Male 19 21 20 58 313
Total 22 23 25 91 556
Not Reported Female         2
Male         1
Total         3
Total Female 4 3 7 211 3,443
Male 28 28 26 266 2,335
Total 32 31 33 477 5,778
Unclassified American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         7
Male         3
Total         10
Asian or Pacific Islander Female         179
Male         155
Total         334
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         280
Male         171
Total         451
Hispanic Female         361
Male         253
Total         614
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         824
Male       0 686
Total       0 1,510
Non-Resident Alien Female         91
Male         126
Total         217
Not Reported Female         14
Male         8
Total         22
Total Female         1,756
Male       0 1,402
Total       0 3,158

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
Physics

  Physics College Total University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
Undergraduate Total   356.1 359.6 348.7 4,388.0 15,813.5
             
Graduate Total   14.2 15.3 14.7 186.3 1,930.1
Grad I   2.5 5.4 4.3 81.8 1,531.5
Grad II   11.6 9.9 10.4 104.4 398.7
             
Classroom   9.3 11.6 10.2 153.5 1,801.8
Thesis-Dissertation   4.9 3.7 4.5 32.7 128.4
             
Grand Total   370.2 374.9 363.5 4,574.2 17,743.7

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
Physics

  Courses offered by:
Physics College of Science University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
Course Level FTE produced by students who are: 4.9 2.8 2.9 196.5 766.4
Lower Division Undergraduate Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 160.6 153.0 146.9 914.9 1,910.4
Majors outside the college 176.6 189.5 185.5 1,853.1 4,256.8
Total 342.1 345.4 335.2 2,964.5 6,933.5
Upper Division Undergraduate FTE produced by students who are: 11.2 11.4 10.0 880.7 5,300.4
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 1.2 1.5 1.7 346.4 2,435.9
Majors outside the college 1.6 1.3 1.8 196.3 1,143.7
Total 13.9 14.2 13.5 1,423.5 8,880.0
Graduate FTE produced by students who are: 13.7 14.6 13.2 158.7 1,594.9
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 0.0 0.1 0.1 11.1 193.2
Majors outside the college 0.5 0.6 1.4 16.5 142.0
Total 14.2 15.3 14.7 186.3 1,930.1
Total FTE produced by students who are: 29.8 28.8 26.1 1,236.0 7,661.7
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 161.8 154.7 148.7 1,272.4 4,539.5
Majors outside the college 178.7 191.4 188.7 2,065.8 5,542.5
Total 370.2 374.9 363.5 4,574.2 17,743.7

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



C 3 Degrees Awarded
Physics (Program CIP: 400801)

  Physics College Total University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
  Degrees awarded with a:         269.0
Associates Single major
All         269.0
Bachelors Degrees awarded with a: 9.0 12.0 11.0 1,009.0 5,553.0
Single major
Double or triple major   0.5 0.5 11.0 141.0
All 9.0 12.5 11.5 1,020.0 5,694.0
Masters Degrees awarded with a: 4.0 1.0 6.0 120.0 1,468.0
Single major
Double or triple major         2.0
All 4.0 1.0 6.0 120.0 1,470.0
Specialist Degrees awarded with a:         18.0
Single major
All         18.0
Doctorate Degrees awarded with a: 1.0 4.0 4.0 38.0 138.0
Single major
All 1.0 4.0 4.0 38.0 138.0
First Professional Degrees awarded with a:         62.0
Single major
All         62.0
Total Degrees awarded with a: 14.0 17.0 21.0 1,167.0 7,508.0
Single major
Double or triple major   0.5 0.5 11.0 143.0
All 14.0 17.5 21.5 1,178.0 7,651.0

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)
Physics

  Physics College Total University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
Undergraduate   54.0 84.2 77.2 76.8 37.1
Graduate   2.1 3.6 3.3 3.3 4.5
Total   56.1 87.7 80.5 80.1 41.7

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
Physics (Program CIP: 400801)

  Physics College Total University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
Associates 0 0 0 0 0.6
Bachelors 1.4 2.9 2.5 17.9 13.4
Masters 0.6 0.2 1.3 2.1 3.5
Specialist 0 0 0 0 0.0
Doctorate 0.2 0.9 0.9 0.7 0.3
First Professional 0 0 0 0 0.1
Total 2.1 4.1 4.8 20.6 18.0

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)
Physics

Scale: 1=Excellent 5=Poor 6. Rate your instructor"s overall teaching effectiveness in this course
Physics College Total University Total
Summer 2016 Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Summer 2016 Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Summer 2016 Fall 2016 Spring 2017
Undergraduate # Sections   17 57 54 233 623 594 925 2,655 2,450
Mean Rating   2.0 1.8 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.6
Graduate # Sections     1 3 2 41 37 202 514 495
Mean Rating     1.8 1.9 1.1 1.8 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6
Total # Sections   17 58 57 235 664 631 1,127 3,169 2,945
Mean Rating   2.0 1.8 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.6

Source: Student Perception of Teaching Results, Summer 2016 to Spring 2017



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

  Physics College Total University Total
2014-2015
2015-2016
2016-2017
2016-2017
2016-2017
Departmental Research . -- Person-Years         0.4 1.8
FTE         0.5 2.4
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   2.3 2.4 2.8 26.5 146.8
FTE   3.1 3.2 3.7 35.4 195.8
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years   0.3 0.3   1.4 3.9
FTE   0.4 0.4   1.8 5.2
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years   0.4 0.3 0.3 1.6 4.7
FTE   0.5 0.3 0.4 2.2 6.2
Total Person-Years   3.0 3.0 3.0 29.9 157.2
FTE   4.0 3.9 4.1 39.9 209.6
Sponsored Research . -- Person-Years         0.3 48.5
FTE         0.4 64.7
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   0.4 0.4 0.4 3.4 17.2
FTE   0.6 0.5 0.5 4.6 23.0
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years           3.0
FTE           4.0
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years         3.4 30.9
FTE         4.6 41.2
Total Person-Years   0.4 0.4 0.4 7.2 99.6
FTE   0.6 0.5 0.5 9.6 132.8

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
Physics

  Physics College Total University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) # 3 1 0 12 115
2. Other peer-reviewed publications # 27 31 37 277 1,485
3. All other publications # 19 29 33 73 714
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences # 32 41 48 381 1,862
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions # 15 11 8 11 285
6. Grant Proposals Submitted # 3 3 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).



D 1-9 Efficiency Data
Physics

  Physics College Total University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) per faculty member   0.3 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.2
2. Other peer-review publications per faculty member   3.0 3.4 3.7 2.5 2.2
3. All other publications per faculty member   2.1 3.2 3.3 0.7 1.0
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences per faculty member   3.6 4.6 4.8 3.4 2.7
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions per faculty member   1.7 1.2 0.8 0.1 0.4
6. Grant proposals submitted per faculty member   0.3 0.3 0.0 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
Physics

  Physics College Total University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees # 43 46 44 237 3,237
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees # 8 9 10 72 1,313
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications # 15 16 16 91 695

Source: College Dean's Offices



C 1-3 Efficiency Data
Physics

  Physics College Total University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees per faculty member   4.8 5.1 4.4 2.1 4.8
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees per faculty member   0.9 1.0 1.0 0.6 1.9
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications per faculty member   1.7 1.8 1.6 0.8 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)