2016-2017 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
2014-2015
2015-2016
2016-2017
2016-2017
2016-2017
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Total Headcount   10 10 11 84 681
Total Person-Years   9.6 9.7 10.0 72.1 574.5
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   4.2 4.9 4.7 32.6 275.1
Total FTE   12.9 13.0 13.4 96.1 766.0
FTE Devoted to Instruction   5.6 6.6 6.3 43.4 366.8
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Total Headcount   6 4 6 53 241
Total Person-Years   4.5 3.7 4.2 46.5 189.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   3.9 3.2 3.8 36.0 150.7
Total FTE   5.9 4.9 5.6 62.0 252.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction   5.2 4.3 5.0 48.0 201.0
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan Scholar/ Scientist/ Engineer, Research Assoc, Assoc In, Asst In, Postdoc Assoc Total Headcount         11 201
Total Person-Years         10.5 167.7
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction         9.1 54.7
Total FTE         14.0 223.6
FTE Devoted to Instruction         12.1 73.0
Adjuncts -- Total Headcount   9 6 5 87 672
Total Person-Years   2.2 0.7 0.8 19.3 123.9
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   2.2 0.7 0.7 18.3 118.0
Total FTE   2.9 0.9 1.0 25.7 165.2
FTE Devoted to Instruction   2.9 0.9 0.9 24.5 157.4
Graduate Assistants -- Total Headcount   8 8 13 124 1,203
Total Person-Years   2.1 2.0 2.3 30.2 333.0
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   2.0 1.7 1.8 8.0 205.7
Total FTE   2.8 2.7 3.1 40.2 444.0
FTE Devoted to Instruction   2.6 2.3 2.4 10.7 274.2
Other -- Total Headcount   1 3 2 46 337
Total Person-Years   0.0 0.2 0.0 2.1 35.3
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.0 0.1 0.0 0.6 16.8
Total FTE   0.0 0.3 0.1 2.8 47.0
FTE Devoted to Instruction   0.0 0.1 0.0 0.8 22.4
Total Total Headcount   34 31 37 405 3,335
Total Person-Years   18.4 16.3 17.4 180.6 1,423.7
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   12.3 10.6 10.9 104.5 821.0
Total FTE   24.5 21.8 23.2 240.9 1,898.3
FTE Devoted to Instruction   16.4 14.1 14.6 139.4 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
Economics

Instructional Faculty (Tenured, tenure-earning, & non-tenure-earning) Economics 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 Female 3 2 3 10 42
Male 5 5 5 19 97
Total 8 7 8 29 139
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       4 39
Male 1     7 24
Total 1     11 63
Hispanic Female 1 1 1 3 41
Male       6 30
Total 1 1 1 9 71
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female     1 36 318
Male 6 6 7 61 396
Total 6 6 8 97 714
Total Female 4 3 5 53 440
Male 12 11 12 93 548
Total 16 14 17 146 988

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
Economics

Adjuncts Economics 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       3 12
Male 1 1 1 3 14
Total 1 1 1 6 26
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       3 39
Male   1 1 4 25
Total   1 1 7 64
Hispanic Female       5 48
Male 1 1 1 3 27
Total 1 1 1 8 75
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 1 1   15 285
Male 6 2 2 51 219
Total 7 3 2 66 504
Non-Resident Alien Male         1
Total         1
Total Female 1 1   26 385
Male 8 5 5 61 287
Total 9 6 5 87 672

Source: Instruction and Research File



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

  Economics College Total University Total
2014-2015
2015-2016
2016-2017
2016-2017
2016-2017
Course Level Type     102 92 98 902 5,337
Undergraduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered #
  # Enrolled 6,645 6,900 6,645 43,867 203,020
  Avg Section Enrollment 65.1 75.0 67.8 48.6 38.0
Sections Faculty-Taught # 76 81 87 674 3,624
% 74.5 88.0 88.8 74.7 67.9
Lab Sections Offered #       20 878
  # Enrolled       607 16,292
  Avg Section Enrollment       30.4 18.6
Sections Faculty-Taught #       0 441
%       0.0 50.2
Discussion Sections Offered #         330
  # Enrolled         9,256
  Avg Section Enrollment         28.0
Sections Faculty-Taught #         254
%         77.0
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 4 11 7 48 1,362
  # Enrolled 32 27 32 485 8,784
  Avg Section Enrollment 8.0 2.5 4.6 10.1 6.4
Sections Faculty-Taught # 4 11 7 43 1,033
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 89.6 75.8
Graduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered # 21 17 20 565 1,680
  # Enrolled 311 292 352 9,599 23,308
  Avg Section Enrollment 14.8 17.2 17.6 17.0 13.9
Sections Faculty-Taught # 20 17 20 452 1,400
% 95.2 100.0 100.0 80.0 83.3
Lab Sections Offered #         64
  # Enrolled         497
  Avg Section Enrollment         7.8
Sections Faculty-Taught #         44
%         68.8
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 10 9 6 86 1,900
  # Enrolled 10 9 6 196 3,995
  Avg Section Enrollment 1.0 1.0 1.0 2.3 2.1
Sections Faculty-Taught # 10 9 6 82 1,817
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 95.3 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)
Economics (Program CIP: 450601)

  Economics College Total University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
Professional         259
Bachelors 1,009 1,153 516 7,987 28,830
Masters/Specialist 54 49 50 2,084 4,788
Doctoral       46 990
Unclassified       1 3,158
Total 1,063 1,202 566 10,118 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
Economics (Program CIP: 450601)

  Economics 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 2 5 3 24 119
Male 3 7 3 34 100
Total 5 12 6 58 219
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 21 24 9 221 905
Male 33 32 17 197 706
Total 54 56 26 418 1,611
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 124 147 55 874 3,937
Male 95 117 59 682 2,405
Total 219 264 114 1,556 6,342
Hispanic Female 122 164 79 1,089 4,489
Male 119 137 64 1,036 3,180
Total 241 301 143 2,125 7,669
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 159 171 63 1,439 6,348
Male 296 303 144 2,015 5,575
Total 455 474 207 3,454 11,923
Non-Resident Alien Female 6 9 3 123 395
Male 13 20 14 197 486
Total 19 29 17 320 881
Not Reported Female 7 6   23 97
Male 9 11 3 33 88
Total 16 17 3 56 185
Total Female 441 526 212 3,793 16,290
Male 568 627 304 4,194 12,540
Total 1,009 1,153 516 7,987 28,830
Graduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female       3 16
Male       5 9
Total       8 25
Asian or Pacific Islander Female     1 62 163
Male 4 3 1 62 123
Total 4 3 2 124 286
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 4 3 3 235 712
Male 3 4 5 139 308
Total 7 7 8 374 1,020
Hispanic Female 2 1 3 250 617
Male 11 7 9 208 394
Total 13 8 12 458 1,011
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 5 9 8 480 1,690
Male 19 15 13 524 1,187
Total 24 24 21 1,004 2,877
Non-Resident Alien Female 1 1 2 76 243
Male 4 6 5 85 313
Total 5 7 7 161 556
Not Reported Female         2
Male 1     1 1
Total 1     1 3
Total Female 12 14 17 1,106 3,443
Male 42 35 33 1,024 2,335
Total 54 49 50 2,130 5,778
Unclassified American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         7
Male         3
Total         10
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       1 179
Male         155
Total       1 334
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         686
Total         1,510
Non-Resident Alien Female         91
Male         126
Total         217
Not Reported Female         14
Male         8
Total         22
Total Female       1 1,756
Male         1,402
Total       1 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
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
Undergraduate Total   491.0 510.8 491.2 3,268.2 15,813.5
             
Graduate Total   24.4 22.2 24.8 317.0 1,930.1
Grad I   22.1 20.2 21.5 294.1 1,531.5
Grad II   2.3 2.0 3.3 22.9 398.7
             
Classroom   24.4 22.2 24.7 310.0 1,801.8
Thesis-Dissertation     0.0 0.2 6.9 128.4
             
Grand Total   515.4 533.1 516.0 3,585.2 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
Economics

  Courses offered by:
Economics College of Business University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
Course Level FTE produced by students who are: 15.1 35.8 10.3 18.1 766.4
Lower Division Undergraduate Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 116.0 129.5 142.1 438.6 1,910.4
Majors outside the college 88.5 83.0 75.8 175.0 4,256.8
Total 219.7 248.4 228.3 631.8 6,933.5
Upper Division Undergraduate FTE produced by students who are: 104.2 89.5 73.0 1,058.1 5,300.4
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 148.5 155.5 177.4 1,328.8 2,435.9
Majors outside the college 18.7 17.4 12.5 249.6 1,143.7
Total 271.4 262.5 262.9 2,636.5 8,880.0
Graduate FTE produced by students who are: 14.1 15.1 14.8 171.4 1,594.9
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 9.6 6.5 9.2 106.4 193.2
Majors outside the college 0.7 0.6 0.8 39.2 142.0
Total 24.4 22.2 24.8 317.0 1,930.1
Total FTE produced by students who are: 133.4 140.5 98.2 1,247.7 7,661.7
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 274.1 291.5 328.7 1,873.7 4,539.5
Majors outside the college 107.9 101.0 89.1 463.8 5,542.5
Total 515.4 533.1 516.0 3,585.2 17,743.7

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



C 3 Degrees Awarded
Economics (Program CIP: 450601)

  Economics College Total University Total
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: 94.0 89.0 85.0 1,427.0 5,553.0
Single major
Double or triple major 3.5 4.5 3.0 76.0 141.0
All 97.5 93.5 88.0 1,503.0 5,694.0
Masters Degrees awarded with a: 28.0 15.0 24.0 546.0 1,468.0
Single major
Double or triple major       1.0 2.0
All 28.0 15.0 24.0 547.0 1,470.0
Specialist Degrees awarded with a:         18.0
Single major
All         18.0
Doctorate Degrees awarded with a:       10.0 138.0
Single major
All       10.0 138.0
First Professional Degrees awarded with a:         62.0
Single major
All         62.0
Total Degrees awarded with a: 122.0 104.0 109.0 1,983.0 7,508.0
Single major
Double or triple major 3.5 4.5 3.0 77.0 143.0
All 125.5 108.5 112.0 2,060.0 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)
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
Undergraduate   60.3 62.9 58.1 47.7 37.1
Graduate   3.0 2.7 2.9 4.6 4.5
Total   63.3 65.6 61.0 52.3 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
Economics (Program CIP: 450601)

  Economics College Total University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
Associates 0 0 0 0 0.6
Bachelors 12.0 11.5 10.4 21.9 13.4
Masters 3.4 1.8 2.8 8.0 3.5
Specialist 0 0 0 0 0.0
Doctorate 0 0 0 0.1 0.3
First Professional 0 0 0 0 0.1
Total 15.4 13.4 13.2 30.1 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)
Economics

Scale: 1=Excellent 5=Poor 6. Rate your instructor"s overall teaching effectiveness in this course
Economics College Total University Total
Summer 2016 Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Summer 2016 Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Summer 2016 Fall 2016 Spring 2017
Undergraduate # Sections   15 38 33 158 338 333 925 2,655 2,450
Mean Rating   1.8 1.9 1.8 1.6 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.6
Graduate # Sections   4 7 4 77 159 149 202 514 495
Mean Rating   1.4 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.6 1.6 1.6
Total # Sections   19 45 37 235 497 482 1,127 3,169 2,945
Mean Rating   1.7 1.9 1.8 1.7 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
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2014-2015
2015-2016
2016-2017
2016-2017
2016-2017
Departmental Research . -- Person-Years         0.4 1.8
FTE         0.6 2.4
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   2.3 2.9 2.9 20.7 146.8
FTE   3.1 3.9 3.9 27.6 195.8
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years     0.1 0.2 1.2 3.9
FTE     0.2 0.3 1.7 5.2
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           4.7
FTE           6.2
Total Person-Years   2.3 3.1 3.1 22.4 157.2
FTE   3.1 4.1 4.1 29.9 209.6
Sponsored Research . -- Person-Years           48.5
FTE           64.7
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   0.0 0.1 0.1 0.4 17.2
FTE   0.0 0.1 0.1 0.5 23.0
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years         0.0 3.0
FTE         0.0 4.0
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           30.9
FTE           41.2
Total Person-Years   0.0 0.1 0.1 0.4 99.6
FTE   0.0 0.1 0.1 0.5 132.8

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
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) # 0 0 0 7 115
2. Other peer-reviewed publications # 4 10 14 149 1,485
3. All other publications # 0 2 1 175 714
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences # 12 9 13 189 1,862
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions # 0 0 0 0 285
6. Grant Proposals Submitted # 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).



D 1-9 Efficiency Data
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2
2. Other peer-review publications per faculty member   0.4 1.0 1.3 1.8 2.2
3. All other publications per faculty member   0.0 0.2 0.1 2.1 1.0
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences per faculty member   1.2 0.9 1.2 2.3 2.7
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4
6. Grant proposals submitted per faculty member   0.0 0.0 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
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2016-2017 2016-2017
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees # 32 37 48 378 3,237
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees # 8 4 24 160 1,313
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications # 8 9 4 159 695

Source: College Dean's Offices



C 1-3 Efficiency Data
Economics

  Economics 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   3.2 3.7 4.4 4.5 4.8
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees per faculty member   0.8 0.4 2.2 1.9 1.9
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications per faculty member   0.8 0.9 0.4 1.9 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)