2018-2019 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
2016-2017
2017-2018
2018-2019
2018-2019
2018-2019
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Total Headcount   10 10 11 114 697
Total Person-Years   8.8 9.0 8.6 97.9 595.3
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   3.7 3.1 3.5 40.7 271.6
Total FTE   11.7 12.0 11.5 130.6 793.7
FTE Devoted to Instruction   4.9 4.1 4.7 54.3 362.1
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Total Headcount   1 1 1 26 247
Total Person-Years   0.9 0.8 0.8 20.4 197.1
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.8 0.8 0.8 17.7 148.1
Total FTE   1.2 1.1 1.1 27.2 262.8
FTE Devoted to Instruction   1.1 1.1 1.0 23.6 197.5
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan Scholar/ Scientist/ Engineer, Research Assoc, Assoc In, Asst In, Postdoc Assoc Total Headcount   4 4 4 40 174
Total Person-Years   3.9 3.7 3.7 29.4 139.1
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   2.8 2.7 2.6 17.4 73.4
Total FTE   5.2 4.9 4.9 39.2 185.4
FTE Devoted to Instruction   3.7 3.6 3.4 23.2 97.8
Adjuncts -- Total Headcount   8 6 7 59 696
Total Person-Years   1.7 1.2 1.4 12.2 128.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   1.7 1.2 1.4 12.0 123.1
Total FTE   2.2 1.6 1.8 16.3 171.2
FTE Devoted to Instruction   2.2 1.6 1.8 16.1 164.1
Graduate Assistants -- Total Headcount   35 36 39 409 1,193
Total Person-Years   12.5 14.0 16.0 149.7 373.9
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   12.1 11.0 14.0 125.9 233.9
Total FTE   16.7 18.6 21.3 199.6 498.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction   16.1 14.7 18.7 167.9 311.9
Other -- Total Headcount   4 1 1 46 252
Total Person-Years   0.7 0.1 0.0 4.8 25.5
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.3 0.0 0.0 4.8 15.0
Total FTE   1.0 0.1 0.0 6.4 34.0
FTE Devoted to Instruction   0.4 0.0 0.0 6.4 20.0
Total Total Headcount   62 58 63 694 3,259
Total Person-Years   28.5 28.7 30.5 314.4 1,459.3
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   21.4 18.8 22.3 218.5 865.1
Total FTE   38.0 38.3 40.7 419.2 1,945.7
FTE Devoted to Instruction   28.5 25.1 29.7 291.3 1,153.5

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
Physics

Instructional Faculty (Tenured, tenure-earning, & non-tenure-earning) Physics College Total University Total
2016-2017
2017-2018
2018-2019
2018-2019
2018-2019
American Indian/Alaskan Native Male         1
Total         1
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 1 1 1 8 44
Male 3 3 3 17 101
Total 4 4 4 25 145
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       1 45
Male       4 24
Total       5 69
Hispanic Female       6 42
Male       2 34
Total       8 76
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 2 2 3 39 338
Male 9 9 9 89 411
Total 11 11 12 128 749
Total Female 3 3 4 54 469
Male 12 12 12 112 571
Total 15 15 16 166 1,040

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
2016-2017
2017-2018
2018-2019
2018-2019
2018-2019
American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         1
Total         1
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       4 17
Male 2 1 1 3 11
Total 2 1 1 7 28
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       1 58
Male       3 34
Total       4 92
Hispanic Female       7 60
Male       4 41
Total       11 101
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 1 1 2 20 257
Male 4 4 4 17 217
Total 5 5 6 37 474
Non-Resident Alien Male 1        
Total 1        
Total Female 1 1 2 32 393
Male 7 5 5 27 303
Total 8 6 7 59 696

Source: Instruction and Research File



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

  Physics College Total University Total
2016-2017
2017-2018
2018-2019
2018-2019
2018-2019
Course Level Type     44 45 50 898 5,505
Undergraduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered #
  # Enrolled 3,382 3,480 4,022 56,290 207,527
  Avg Section Enrollment 76.9 77.3 80.4 62.7 37.7
Sections Faculty-Taught # 36 35 38 645 3,900
% 81.8 77.8 76.0 71.8 70.8
Lab Sections Offered # 141 144 153 725 916
  # Enrolled 1,904 2,105 2,293 13,341 16,501
  Avg Section Enrollment 13.5 14.6 15.0 18.4 18.0
Sections Faculty-Taught # 141 144 152 389 463
% 100.0 100.0 99.3 53.7 50.5
Discussion Sections Offered #       195 344
  # Enrolled       5,171 8,876
  Avg Section Enrollment       26.5 25.8
Sections Faculty-Taught #       145 290
%       74.4 84.3
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 4 8 7 343 1,429
  # Enrolled 21 17 19 1,108 8,887
  Avg Section Enrollment 5.3 2.1 2.7 3.2 6.2
Sections Faculty-Taught # 4 7 7 328 1,113
% 100.0 87.5 100.0 95.6 77.9
Graduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered # 21 29 27 180 1,902
  # Enrolled 87 144 148 1,296 24,462
  Avg Section Enrollment 4.1 5.0 5.5 7.2 12.9
Sections Faculty-Taught # 19 27 25 173 1,528
% 90.5 93.1 92.6 96.1 80.3
Lab Sections Offered #       4 93
  # Enrolled       20 610
  Avg Section Enrollment       5.0 6.6
Sections Faculty-Taught #       2 54
%       50.0 58.1
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 41 42 40 702 1,916
  # Enrolled 81 85 108 1,072 3,812
  Avg Section Enrollment 2.0 2.0 2.7 1.5 2.0
Sections Faculty-Taught # 41 42 40 662 1,830
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 94.3 95.5

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
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2018-2019 2018-2019
Professional         245
Bachelors 75 68 59 6,247 28,236
Masters/Specialist     1 181 4,728
Doctoral 33 32 37 299 1,033
Unclassified       1 3,023
Total 108 100 97 6,728 37,265

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
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2018-2019 2018-2019
Professional Asian or Pacific Islander Female         13
Male         22
Total         35
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         14
Male         9
Total         23
Hispanic Female         18
Male         16
Total         34
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         67
Male         76
Total         143
Not Reported Female         3
Male         7
Total         10
Total Female         115
Male         130
Total         245
Undergraduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female 1     28 109
Male 1 0 1 15 84
Total 2 0 1 43 193
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 1     296 872
Male 6 3 2 124 718
Total 7 3 2 420 1,590
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 3 4 2 1,162 3,897
Male 4 4 1 378 2,438
Total 7 8 3 1,540 6,335
Hispanic Female 1 3 5 1,335 4,537
Male 6 7 9 492 3,192
Total 7 10 14 1,827 7,729
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 12 10 9 1,485 5,913
Male 37 33 27 691 5,258
Total 49 43 36 2,176 11,171
Non-Resident Alien Female 1 1   127 465
Male 1 1 2 64 521
Total 2 2 2 191 986
Not Reported Female   1   34 129
Male 1 1 1 16 103
Total 1 2 1 50 232
Total Female 19 19 16 4,467 15,922
Male 56 49 43 1,780 12,314
Total 75 68 59 6,247 28,236
Graduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female       4 20
Male       1 12
Total       5 32
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       17 194
Male       14 106
Total       31 300
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       11 709
Male 1     13 285
Total 1     24 994
Hispanic Female 1 2 2 36 694
Male     1 27 442
Total 1 2 3 63 1,136
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 1     116 1,583
Male 5 4 7 140 1,148
Total 6 4 7 256 2,731
Non-Resident Alien Female 5 7 9 45 269
Male 20 19 19 56 299
Total 25 26 28 101 568
Total Female 7 9 11 229 3,469
Male 26 23 27 251 2,292
Total 33 32 38 480 5,761
Unclassified American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         7
Male         3
Total         10
Asian or Pacific Islander Female         182
Male         112
Total         294
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         312
Male         161
Total         473
Hispanic Female         371
Male         237
Total         608
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         803
Male       1 666
Total       1 1,469
Non-Resident Alien Female         84
Male         59
Total         143
Not Reported Female         13
Male         13
Total         26
Total Female         1,772
Male       1 1,251
Total       1 3,023

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
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2018-2019 2018-2019
Undergraduate Total   348.7 485.3 557.1 6,211.9 21,667.3
             
Graduate Total   14.7 26.3 28.7 254.8 2,484.8
Grad I   4.3 7.2 9.6 112.9 1,915.4
Grad II   10.4 19.0 19.1 141.9 569.4
             
Classroom   10.2 20.5 23.0 202.7 2,317.6
Thesis-Dissertation   4.5 5.8 5.7 52.1 167.2
             
Grand Total   363.5 511.6 585.8 6,466.7 24,152.1

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
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2018-2019 2018-2019
Course Level FTE produced by students who are: 2.9 6.1 4.9 290.2 1,028.2
Lower Division Undergraduate Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 146.9 218.9 254.9 1,317.4 2,745.3
Majors outside the college 185.5 248.0 282.7 2,683.1 5,889.5
Total 335.2 473.0 542.5 4,290.7 9,663.0
Upper Division Undergraduate FTE produced by students who are: 10.0 9.9 11.2 1,151.0 7,025.9
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 1.7 1.4 1.6 514.9 3,275.1
Majors outside the college 1.8 1.0 1.8 255.2 1,703.4
Total 13.5 12.3 14.6 1,921.2 12,004.3
Graduate FTE produced by students who are: 13.2 24.1 27.5 213.3 2,049.1
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 0.1 0.1 0.1 19.0 247.2
Majors outside the college 1.4 2.0 1.1 22.5 188.4
Total 14.7 26.3 28.7 254.8 2,484.8
Total FTE produced by students who are: 26.1 40.2 43.6 1,654.5 10,103.2
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 148.7 220.4 256.7 1,851.4 6,267.6
Majors outside the college 188.7 251.0 285.5 2,960.8 7,781.3
Total 363.5 511.5 585.8 6,466.7 24,152.1

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



C 3 Degrees Awarded
Physics (Program CIP: 400801)

  Physics College Total University Total
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2018-2019 2018-2019
  Degrees awarded with a:         216.0
Associates Single major
All         216.0
Bachelors Degrees awarded with a: 11.0 11.0 5.0 1,126.0 5,715.0
Single major
Double or triple major 0.5     8.0 71.0
All 11.5 11.0 5.0 1,134.0 5,786.0
Masters Degrees awarded with a: 6.0 2.0 7.0 93.0 1,530.0
Single major
All 6.0 2.0 7.0 93.0 1,530.0
Specialist Degrees awarded with a:         28.0
Single major
All         28.0
Doctorate Degrees awarded with a: 4.0 2.0 5.0 39.0 145.0
Single major
All 4.0 2.0 5.0 39.0 145.0
First Professional Degrees awarded with a:         55.0
Single major
All         55.0
Total Degrees awarded with a: 21.0 15.0 17.0 1,258.0 7,689.0
Single major
Double or triple major 0.5     8.0 71.0
All 21.5 15.0 17.0 1,266.0 7,760.0

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
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2018-2019 2018-2019
Undergraduate   77.2 124.5 130.5 106.4 51.6
Graduate   3.3 6.7 6.7 4.4 5.9
Total   80.5 131.2 137.3 110.8 57.5

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
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2018-2019 2018-2019
Associates 0 0 0 0 0.5
Bachelors 2.5 2.8 1.2 19.4 13.8
Masters 1.3 0.5 1.6 1.6 3.6
Specialist 0 0 0 0 0.1
Doctorate 0.9 0.5 1.2 0.7 0.3
First Professional 0 0 0 0 0.1
Total 4.8 3.8 4.0 21.7 18.5

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 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019
Undergraduate # Sections   16 49 56 213 719 608 889 2,643 2,438
Mean Rating   1.9 1.9 1.9 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6
Graduate # Sections     2 4 4 45 40 189 533 548
Mean Rating     2.7 1.9 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6
Total # Sections   16 51 60 217 764 648 1,078 3,176 2,986
Mean Rating   1.9 1.9 1.9 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6

Source: Student Perception of Teaching Results, Summer 2018 to Spring 2019



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
2016-2017
2017-2018
2018-2019
2018-2019
2018-2019
Departmental Research Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   2.8 2.8 2.7 28.5 163.1
FTE   3.7 3.8 3.6 38.0 217.4
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years       0.0 0.3 2.7
FTE       0.0 0.4 3.7
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years   0.3 0.4 0.5 3.0 6.0
FTE   0.4 0.5 0.7 4.0 8.0
Other -- Person-Years         0.4 1.3
FTE         0.6 1.8
Total Person-Years   3.0 3.2 3.3 32.2 173.1
FTE   4.1 4.3 4.4 43.0 230.8
Sponsored Research Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   0.4 0.5 0.4 4.8 26.9
FTE   0.5 0.7 0.6 6.4 35.8
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years         0.5 8.5
FTE         0.6 11.3
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years         3.7 37.7
FTE         4.9 50.2
Other -- Person-Years         0.3 0.9
FTE         0.4 1.2
Total Person-Years   0.4 0.5 0.4 9.2 73.9
FTE   0.5 0.7 0.6 12.3 98.6

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
Physics

  Physics College Total University Total
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2018-2019 2018-2019
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) # 0 0 0 8 95
2. Other peer-reviewed publications # 37 0 36 185 1,376
3. All other publications # 33 0 42 78 565
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences # 48 0 41 302 1,676
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions # 8 0 0 83 514
6. Grant Proposals Submitted # 3 8 11 96 290

Sources: College Dean's Office and Division of Research (Grant Proposals Submitted)
Beginning with the 2018-2019 year the Departmental Dashboard Indicators Include 2019 Calendar Year Activity
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
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2018-2019 2018-2019
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
2. Other peer-review publications per faculty member   3.7 0.0 3.3 1.6 2.0
3. All other publications per faculty member   3.3 0.0 3.8 0.7 0.8
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences per faculty member   4.8 0.0 3.7 2.6 2.4
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions per faculty member   0.8 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.7
6. Grant proposals submitted per faculty member   0.3 0.8 1.0 0.8 0.4

Scholarly output(Section II, C 1-9) per tenured and tenure earning faculty member (Section I B 1)
 
Beginning with the 2018-2019 year the Departmental Dashboard Indicators Include 2019 Calendar Year Activity



III. Service
A Assessment Goals and Outcomes for Service (reported separately)
B 1-3 Service Productivity
Physics

  Physics College Total University Total
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2018-2019 2018-2019
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees # 44   11 320 2,561
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees # 10   11 135 1,246
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications # 16   11 161 619

Source: College Dean's Offices
 
Beginning with the 2018-2019 year the Departmental Dashboard Indicators Include 2019 Calendar Year Activity



C 1-3 Efficiency Data
Physics

  Physics College Total University Total
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2018-2019 2018-2019
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees per faculty member   4.4   1.0 2.8 3.7
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees per faculty member   1.0   1.0 1.2 1.8
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications per faculty member   1.6   1.0 1.4 0.9

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)
 
Beginning with the 2018-2019 year the Departmental Dashboard Indicators Include 2019 Calendar Year Activity