2017-2018 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
2015-2016
2016-2017
2017-2018
2017-2018
2017-2018
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Total Headcount   10 11 12 87 695
Total Person-Years   9.7 10.0 10.7 73.3 579.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   4.9 4.7 4.4 31.2 270.0
Total FTE   13.0 13.4 14.3 97.7 772.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction   6.6 6.3 5.8 41.5 360.1
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Total Headcount   4 6 3 48 239
Total Person-Years   3.7 4.2 2.9 43.7 192.7
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   3.2 3.8 2.5 33.5 148.5
Total FTE   4.9 5.6 3.9 58.3 256.9
FTE Devoted to Instruction   4.3 5.0 3.3 44.7 197.9
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan Scholar/ Scientist/ Engineer, Research Assoc, Assoc In, Asst In, Postdoc Assoc Total Headcount       1 14 159
Total Person-Years       1.0 12.8 131.6
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction       0.9 10.8 68.2
Total FTE       1.3 17.0 175.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction       1.1 14.4 90.9
Adjuncts -- Total Headcount   6 5 3 98 701
Total Person-Years   0.7 0.8 0.6 20.0 133.9
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.7 0.7 0.5 19.5 128.0
Total FTE   0.9 1.0 0.8 26.7 178.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction   0.9 0.9 0.7 26.0 170.7
Graduate Assistants -- Total Headcount   8 13 11 125 1,254
Total Person-Years   2.0 2.3 2.5 34.3 389.5
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   1.7 1.8 1.6 10.7 247.0
Total FTE   2.7 3.1 3.3 45.7 519.3
FTE Devoted to Instruction   2.3 2.4 2.1 14.3 329.4
Other -- Total Headcount   3 2   30 280
Total Person-Years   0.2 0.0   1.8 27.9
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.1 0.0   0.8 16.9
Total FTE   0.3 0.1   2.4 37.2
FTE Devoted to Instruction   0.1 0.0   1.1 22.5
Total Total Headcount   31 37 30 402 3,328
Total Person-Years   16.3 17.4 17.7 186.0 1,454.9
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   10.6 10.9 9.8 106.5 878.6
Total FTE   21.8 23.2 23.6 247.9 1,939.9
FTE Devoted to Instruction   14.1 14.6 13.1 142.0 1,171.5

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
2015-2016
2016-2017
2017-2018
2017-2018
2017-2018
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 2 3 3 8 44
Male 5 5 4 19 101
Total 7 8 7 27 145
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       5 38
Male       7 24
Total       12 62
Hispanic Female 1 1 1 3 39
Male       6 33
Total 1 1 1 9 72
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female   1   35 326
Male 6 7 7 61 409
Total 6 8 7 96 735
Total Female 3 5 4 51 447
Male 11 12 11 93 567
Total 14 17 15 144 1,014

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
2015-2016
2016-2017
2017-2018
2017-2018
2017-2018
American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         1
Male         1
Total         2
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       3 12
Male 1 1 1 2 14
Total 1 1 1 5 26
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       4 49
Male 1 1 1 4 34
Total 1 1 1 8 83
Hispanic Female       4 47
Male 1 1 1 6 33
Total 1 1 1 10 80
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 1     15 287
Male 2 2   60 223
Total 3 2   75 510
Total Female 1     26 396
Male 5 5 3 72 305
Total 6 5 3 98 701

Source: Instruction and Research File



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

  Economics College Total University Total
2015-2016
2016-2017
2017-2018
2017-2018
2017-2018
Course Level Type     92 98 87 898 5,462
Undergraduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered #
  # Enrolled 6,900 6,645 6,177 44,078 203,379
  Avg Section Enrollment 75.0 67.8 71.0 49.1 37.2
Sections Faculty-Taught # 81 87 79 670 3,682
% 88.0 88.8 90.8 74.6 67.4
Lab Sections Offered #       19 902
  # Enrolled       605 16,280
  Avg Section Enrollment       31.8 18.0
Sections Faculty-Taught #       0 468
%       0.0 51.9
Discussion Sections Offered #         322
  # Enrolled         8,205
  Avg Section Enrollment         25.5
Sections Faculty-Taught #         270
%         83.9
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 11 7 7 56 1,374
  # Enrolled 27 32 47 522 8,508
  Avg Section Enrollment 2.5 4.6 6.7 9.3 6.2
Sections Faculty-Taught # 11 7 7 52 1,058
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 92.9 77.0
Graduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered # 17 20 17 683 1,840
  # Enrolled 292 352 265 10,538 23,939
  Avg Section Enrollment 17.2 17.6 15.6 15.4 13.0
Sections Faculty-Taught # 17 20 17 513 1,485
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 75.1 80.7
Lab Sections Offered #         80
  # Enrolled         577
  Avg Section Enrollment         7.2
Sections Faculty-Taught #         52
%         65.0
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 9 6 6 98 1,964
  # Enrolled 9 6 6 187 3,936
  Avg Section Enrollment 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.9 2.0
Sections Faculty-Taught # 9 6 6 94 1,865
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 95.9 95.0

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
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2017-2018 2017-2018
Professional         250
Bachelors 1,153 516 262 7,827 28,345
Masters/Specialist 49 50 36 2,253 4,785
Doctoral       45 999
Unclassified         3,073
Total 1,202 566 298 10,125 37,452

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
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2017-2018 2017-2018
Professional Asian or Pacific Islander Female         16
Male         22
Total         38
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         12
Male         8
Total         20
Hispanic Female         15
Male         13
Total         28
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         67
Male         86
Total         153
Not Reported Female         2
Male         9
Total         11
Total Female         112
Male         138
Total         250
Undergraduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female 5 3 4 23 102
Male 7 3 1 28 85
Total 12 6 5 51 187
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 24 9 2 222 896
Male 32 17 12 201 725
Total 56 26 14 423 1,621
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 147 55 14 834 3,884
Male 117 59 38 692 2,427
Total 264 114 52 1,526 6,311
Hispanic Female 164 79 27 1,048 4,458
Male 137 64 39 1,025 3,191
Total 301 143 66 2,073 7,649
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 171 63 25 1,388 6,037
Male 303 144 77 1,984 5,398
Total 474 207 102 3,372 11,435
Non-Resident Alien Female 9 3 5 119 417
Male 20 14 17 195 492
Total 29 17 22 314 909
Not Reported Female 6     35 129
Male 11 3 1 33 104
Total 17 3 1 68 233
Total Female 526 212 77 3,669 15,923
Male 627 304 185 4,158 12,422
Total 1,153 516 262 7,827 28,345
Graduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female       1 13
Male     1 4 8
Total     1 5 21
Asian or Pacific Islander Female   1 1 82 198
Male 3 1 1 68 126
Total 3 2 2 150 324
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 3 3   242 688
Male 4 5 3 141 288
Total 7 8 3 383 976
Hispanic Female 1 3 1 280 658
Male 7 9 7 223 411
Total 8 12 8 503 1,069
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 9 8 7 515 1,648
Male 15 13 10 569 1,188
Total 24 21 17 1,084 2,836
Non-Resident Alien Female 1 2 1 78 239
Male 6 5 4 95 319
Total 7 7 5 173 558
Total Female 14 17 10 1,198 3,444
Male 35 33 26 1,100 2,340
Total 49 50 36 2,298 5,784
Unclassified American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         5
Male         1
Total         6
Asian or Pacific Islander Female         178
Male         115
Not Reported         1
Total         294
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         288
Male         144
Total         432
Hispanic Female         384
Male         253
Total         637
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         847
Male         666
Total         1,513
Non-Resident Alien Female         85
Male         81
Total         166
Not Reported Female         10
Male         15
Total         25
Total Female         1,797
Male         1,275
Not Reported         1
Total         3,073

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
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2017-2018 2017-2018
Undergraduate Total   510.8 491.2 613.1 4,397.7 21,144.0
             
Graduate Total   22.2 24.8 27.0 402.6 2,526.4
Grad I   20.2 21.5 23.0 373.5 1,969.6
Grad II   2.0 3.3 4.0 29.1 556.8
             
Classroom   22.2 24.7 27.0 395.5 2,343.6
Thesis-Dissertation   0.0 0.2   7.1 182.8
             
Grand Total   533.1 516.0 640.1 4,800.3 23,670.4

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
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2017-2018 2017-2018
Course Level FTE produced by students who are: 35.8 10.3 1.9 9.1 1,024.9
Lower Division Undergraduate Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 129.5 142.1 206.3 624.7 2,516.5
Majors outside the college 83.0 75.8 99.3 229.4 5,684.0
Total 248.4 228.3 307.5 863.2 9,225.4
Upper Division Undergraduate FTE produced by students who are: 89.5 73.0 58.8 1,439.3 7,113.8
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 155.5 177.4 231.2 1,758.8 3,207.5
Majors outside the college 17.4 12.5 15.6 336.4 1,597.3
Total 262.5 262.9 305.6 3,534.5 11,918.6
Graduate FTE produced by students who are: 15.1 14.8 14.8 219.3 2,078.8
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 6.5 9.2 11.0 141.4 259.1
Majors outside the college 0.6 0.8 1.3 41.9 188.5
Total 22.2 24.8 27.0 402.6 2,526.4
Total FTE produced by students who are: 140.5 98.2 75.5 1,667.7 10,217.4
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 291.5 328.7 448.5 2,524.9 5,983.1
Majors outside the college 101.0 89.1 116.1 607.6 7,469.8
Total 533.1 516.0 640.1 4,800.3 23,670.4

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



C 3 Degrees Awarded
Economics (Program CIP: 450601)

  Economics College Total University Total
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2017-2018 2017-2018
  Degrees awarded with a:         229.0
Associates Single major
All         229.0
Bachelors Degrees awarded with a: 89.0 85.0 84.0 1,553.0 5,734.0
Single major
Double or triple major 4.5 3.0 2.5 42.5 88.0
All 93.5 88.0 86.5 1,595.5 5,822.0
Masters Degrees awarded with a: 15.0 24.0 15.0 664.0 1,574.0
Single major
All 15.0 24.0 15.0 664.0 1,574.0
Specialist Degrees awarded with a:         12.0
Single major
All         12.0
Doctorate Degrees awarded with a:       9.0 140.0
Single major
All       9.0 140.0
First Professional Degrees awarded with a:         64.0
Single major
All         64.0
Total Degrees awarded with a: 104.0 109.0 99.0 2,226.0 7,753.0
Single major
Double or triple major 4.5 3.0 2.5 42.5 88.0
All 108.5 112.0 101.5 2,268.5 7,841.0

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
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2017-2018 2017-2018
Undergraduate   62.9 58.1 89.2 68.0 50.5
Graduate   2.7 2.9 3.9 6.2 6.0
Total   65.6 61.0 93.2 74.2 56.6

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
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2017-2018 2017-2018
Associates 0 0 0 0 0.5
Bachelors 11.5 10.4 12.6 24.7 13.9
Masters 1.8 2.8 2.2 10.3 3.8
Specialist 0 0 0 0 0.0
Doctorate 0 0 0 0.1 0.3
First Professional 0 0 0 0 0.2
Total 13.4 13.2 14.8 35.1 18.7

Source: Instruction and Research File and Student Data Course File
Includes Instructional Person-Years from Tenured, Tenure-earning and Non-tenure-earning faculty only
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 2017 Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2017 Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2017 Fall 2017 Spring 2018
Undergraduate # Sections   14 30 29 160 331 327 957 2,775 2,411
Mean Rating   1.6 1.8 1.8 1.6 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.6
Graduate # Sections   4 5 3 97 190 212 230 564 560
Mean Rating   1.3 1.9 2.1 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6
Total # Sections   18 35 32 257 521 539 1,187 3,339 2,971
Mean Rating   1.6 1.8 1.8 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.6

Source: Student Perception of Teaching Results, Summer 2017 to Spring 2018



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
2015-2016
2016-2017
2017-2018
2017-2018
2017-2018
Departmental Research . -- Person-Years       0.1 0.3 4.2
FTE       0.1 0.5 5.7
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   2.9 2.9 3.5 21.7 151.2
FTE   3.9 3.9 4.7 28.9 201.6
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years   0.1 0.2 0.2 1.1 3.6
FTE   0.2 0.3 0.3 1.4 4.8
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           4.8
FTE           6.4
Total Person-Years   3.1 3.1 3.8 23.1 163.8
FTE   4.1 4.1 5.0 30.8 218.4
Sponsored Research . -- Person-Years         0.0 6.9
FTE         0.0 9.2
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   0.1 0.1 0.2 0.7 23.4
FTE   0.1 0.1 0.2 1.0 31.2
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years         0.3 6.1
FTE         0.4 8.1
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           27.3
FTE           36.4
Total Person-Years   0.1 0.1 0.2 1.1 63.7
FTE   0.1 0.1 0.2 1.4 84.9

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
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2017-2018 2017-2018
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) # 0 0 0 4 82
2. Other peer-reviewed publications # 10 14 15 140 1,308
3. All other publications # 2 1 0 25 585
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences # 9 13 18 194 1,545
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions # 0 0 0 1 289
6. Grant Proposals Submitted # 0 0 0 2 272

Sources: College Dean's Office and Division of Research (Grant Proposals Submitted)
 
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
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2017-2018 2017-2018
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
2. Other peer-review publications per faculty member   1.0 1.3 1.3 1.6 1.9
3. All other publications per faculty member   0.2 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.8
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences per faculty member   0.9 1.2 1.5 2.2 2.2
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 0.4

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
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2017-2018 2017-2018
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees # 37 48 35 315 2,508
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees # 4 24 16 159 1,060
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications # 9 4 10 107 499

Source: College Dean's Offices



C 1-3 Efficiency Data
Economics

  Economics College Total University Total
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2017-2018 2017-2018
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees per faculty member   3.7 4.4 2.9 3.6 3.6
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees per faculty member   0.4 2.2 1.3 1.8 1.5
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications per faculty member   0.9 0.4 0.8 1.2 0.7

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)