2018-2019 Program Review
Political Science
 
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
Political Science

  Political Science 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   14 12 14 176 697
Total Person-Years   11.7 9.9 11.3 142.5 595.3
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   6.8 6.1 5.7 76.7 271.6
Total FTE   15.6 13.2 15.1 190.1 793.7
FTE Devoted to Instruction   9.1 8.1 7.6 102.2 362.1
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Total Headcount   3 2 1 34 247
Total Person-Years   2.4 1.7 0.7 27.7 197.1
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   2.3 1.7 0.7 26.1 148.1
Total FTE   3.2 2.2 1.0 36.9 262.8
FTE Devoted to Instruction   3.1 2.2 1.0 34.8 197.5
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan Scholar/ Scientist/ Engineer, Research Assoc, Assoc In, Asst In, Postdoc Assoc Total Headcount     1 2 29 174
Total Person-Years     0.8 1.7 24.7 139.1
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction     0.8 1.7 23.4 73.4
Total FTE     1.1 2.3 33.0 185.4
FTE Devoted to Instruction     1.1 2.3 31.2 97.8
Adjuncts -- Total Headcount   8 7 8 124 696
Total Person-Years   1.5 1.5 1.7 25.2 128.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   1.5 1.5 1.7 24.7 123.1
Total FTE   2.0 2.0 2.3 33.7 171.2
FTE Devoted to Instruction   2.0 2.0 2.3 32.9 164.1
Graduate Assistants -- Total Headcount   12 18 17 257 1,193
Total Person-Years   3.5 4.2 3.8 78.1 373.9
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   3.5 3.8 3.7 69.0 233.9
Total FTE   4.7 5.6 5.1 104.1 498.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction   4.7 5.0 4.9 92.0 311.9
Other -- Total Headcount   3 1 1 25 252
Total Person-Years   0.3 0.2 0.3 2.3 25.5
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.3 0.2 0.3 2.2 15.0
Total FTE   0.4 0.2 0.4 3.1 34.0
FTE Devoted to Instruction   0.4 0.2 0.4 2.9 20.0
Total Total Headcount   40 41 43 645 3,259
Total Person-Years   19.4 18.2 19.6 300.6 1,459.3
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   14.5 13.9 13.8 222.1 865.1
Total FTE   25.9 24.3 26.1 400.8 1,945.7
FTE Devoted to Instruction   19.3 18.6 18.4 296.1 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
Political Science

Instructional Faculty (Tenured, tenure-earning, & non-tenure-earning) Political Science 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       2 44
Male 1 1 1 4 101
Total 1 1 1 6 145
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       9 45
Male       4 24
Total       13 69
Hispanic Female       18 42
Male       6 34
Total       24 76
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 5 4 4 95 338
Male 11 10 12 101 411
Total 16 14 16 196 749
Total Female 5 4 4 124 469
Male 12 11 13 115 571
Total 17 15 17 239 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
Political Science

Adjuncts Political Science 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         11
Total       4 28
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       5 58
Male       4 34
Total       9 92
Hispanic Female 1 2 3 15 60
Male       8 41
Total 1 2 3 23 101
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 3 2 2 46 257
Male 4 3 3 42 217
Total 7 5 5 88 474
Total Female 4 4 5 70 393
Male 4 3 3 54 303
Total 8 7 8 124 696

Source: Instruction and Research File



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

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2016-2017
2017-2018
2018-2019
2018-2019
2018-2019
Course Level Type     117 115 131 2,051 5,505
Undergraduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered #
  # Enrolled 4,278 4,292 5,025 56,556 207,527
  Avg Section Enrollment 36.6 37.3 38.4 27.6 37.7
Sections Faculty-Taught # 93 92 100 1,515 3,900
% 79.5 80.0 76.3 73.9 70.8
Lab Sections Offered #       26 916
  # Enrolled       423 16,501
  Avg Section Enrollment       16.3 18.0
Sections Faculty-Taught #       9 463
%       34.6 50.5
Discussion Sections Offered #       121 344
  # Enrolled       3,057 8,876
  Avg Section Enrollment       25.3 25.8
Sections Faculty-Taught #       121 290
%       100.0 84.3
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 24 23 31 502 1,429
  # Enrolled 291 337 714 3,738 8,887
  Avg Section Enrollment 12.1 14.7 23.0 7.4 6.2
Sections Faculty-Taught # 20 17 21 324 1,113
% 83.3 73.9 67.7 64.5 77.9
Graduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered # 10 10 9 181 1,902
  # Enrolled 140 128 90 1,227 24,462
  Avg Section Enrollment 14.0 12.8 10.0 6.8 12.9
Sections Faculty-Taught # 10 10 9 179 1,528
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 98.9 80.3
Lab Sections Offered #       1 93
  # Enrolled       6 610
  Avg Section Enrollment       6.0 6.6
Sections Faculty-Taught #       1 54
%       100.0 58.1
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 3 8 13 368 1,916
  # Enrolled 4 10 14 533 3,812
  Avg Section Enrollment 1.3 1.3 1.1 1.4 2.0
Sections Faculty-Taught # 3 8 13 363 1,830
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 98.6 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)
Political Science (Program CIP: 451001)

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2018-2019 2018-2019
Professional         245
Bachelors 513 509 554 4,361 28,236
Masters/Specialist 31 30 29 346 4,728
Doctoral       52 1,033
Unclassified         3,023
Total 544 539 583 4,759 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
Political Science (Program CIP: 451001)

  Political Science 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 1 3 21 109
Male   1 3 13 84
Total 1 2 6 34 193
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 13 16 19 119 872
Male 9 5 11 63 718
Total 22 21 30 182 1,590
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 55 59 65 526 3,897
Male 45 50 56 379 2,438
Total 100 109 121 905 6,335
Hispanic Female 76 79 97 816 4,537
Male 70 66 61 447 3,192
Total 146 145 158 1,263 7,729
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 83 77 88 1,078 5,913
Male 148 139 130 761 5,258
Total 231 216 218 1,839 11,171
Non-Resident Alien Female 4 6 10 63 465
Male 8 5 6 38 521
Total 12 11 16 101 986
Not Reported Female 0 2 2 20 129
Male 1 3 3 17 103
Total 1 5 5 37 232
Total Female 232 240 284 2,643 15,922
Male 281 269 270 1,718 12,314
Total 513 509 554 4,361 28,236
Graduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female       2 20
Male         12
Total       2 32
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 1 2 2 9 194
Male 1 1   3 106
Total 2 3 2 12 300
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 1 2 2 30 709
Male 3 2 3 18 285
Total 4 4 5 48 994
Hispanic Female 2 5 7 47 694
Male 4 6 6 37 442
Total 6 11 13 84 1,136
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 7 6 6 127 1,583
Male 10 6 3 87 1,148
Total 17 12 9 214 2,731
Non-Resident Alien Female 1     26 269
Male 1     12 299
Total 2     38 568
Total Female 12 15 17 241 3,469
Male 19 15 12 157 2,292
Total 31 30 29 398 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         666
Total         1,469
Non-Resident Alien Female         84
Male         59
Total         143
Not Reported Female         13
Male         13
Total         26
Total Female         1,772
Male         1,251
Total         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
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2018-2019 2018-2019
Undergraduate Total   319.4 432.8 546.3 5,765.2 21,667.3
             
Graduate Total   13.4 17.3 12.9 214.6 2,484.8
Grad I   13.4 17.1 12.8 191.6 1,915.4
Grad II     0.1 0.1 23.0 569.4
             
Classroom   13.4 17.3 12.9 191.5 2,317.6
Thesis-Dissertation         23.2 167.2
             
Grand Total   332.8 450.1 559.2 5,979.8 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
Political Science

  Courses offered by:
Political Science College of Arts
& Letters
University Total
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2018-2019 2018-2019
Course Level FTE produced by students who are: 12.6 20.1 17.5 320.8 1,028.2
Lower Division Undergraduate Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 14.1 17.0 27.4 591.8 2,745.3
Majors outside the college 105.2 145.2 168.1 2,688.5 5,889.5
Total 131.9 182.3 213.0 3,601.1 9,663.0
Upper Division Undergraduate FTE produced by students who are: 121.5 162.6 191.3 1,298.3 7,025.9
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 33.3 43.0 70.5 383.3 3,275.1
Majors outside the college 32.7 44.9 71.5 482.5 1,703.4
Total 187.5 250.5 333.3 2,164.1 12,004.3
Graduate FTE produced by students who are: 12.5 16.3 11.8 197.4 2,049.1
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 0.3 0.4 0.9 11.1 247.2
Majors outside the college 0.7 0.6 0.3 6.1 188.4
Total 13.4 17.3 12.9 214.6 2,484.8
Total FTE produced by students who are: 146.6 199.0 220.6 1,816.5 10,103.2
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 47.7 60.4 98.7 986.2 6,267.6
Majors outside the college 138.5 190.7 239.8 3,177.0 7,781.3
Total 332.8 450.0 559.2 5,979.8 24,152.1

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



C 3 Degrees Awarded
Political Science (Program CIP: 451001)

  Political Science 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: 112.0 118.0 98.0 924.0 5,715.0
Single major
Double or triple major 6.5 6.0 4.0 26.5 71.0
All 118.5 124.0 102.0 950.5 5,786.0
Masters Degrees awarded with a: 9.0 12.0 13.0 107.0 1,530.0
Single major
All 9.0 12.0 13.0 107.0 1,530.0
Specialist Degrees awarded with a:         28.0
Single major
All         28.0
Doctorate Degrees awarded with a:       8.0 145.0
Single major
All       8.0 145.0
First Professional Degrees awarded with a:         55.0
Single major
All         55.0
Total Degrees awarded with a: 121.0 130.0 111.0 1,039.0 7,689.0
Single major
Double or triple major 6.5 6.0 4.0 26.5 71.0
All 127.5 136.0 115.0 1,065.5 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)
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2018-2019 2018-2019
Undergraduate   35.0 56.1 85.2 56.1 51.6
Graduate   1.5 2.2 2.0 2.1 5.9
Total   36.4 58.3 87.2 58.2 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
Political Science (Program CIP: 451001)

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2018-2019 2018-2019
Associates 0 0 0 0 0.5
Bachelors 13.0 16.1 15.9 9.2 13.8
Masters 1.0 1.6 2.0 1.0 3.6
Specialist 0 0 0 0 0.1
Doctorate 0 0 0 0.1 0.3
First Professional 0 0 0 0 0.1
Total 14.0 17.6 17.9 10.4 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)
Political Science

Scale: 1=Excellent 5=Poor 6. Rate your instructor"s overall teaching effectiveness in this course
Political Science College Total University Total
Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019
Undergraduate # Sections   15 48 48 255 922 786 889 2,643 2,438
Mean Rating   1.4 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6
Graduate # Sections     2 3 4 58 57 189 533 548
Mean Rating     1.1 1.2 1.1 1.4 1.3 1.6 1.6 1.6
Total # Sections   15 50 51 259 980 843 1,078 3,176 2,986
Mean Rating   1.4 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 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
Political Science

  Political Science 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   3.0 2.3 3.2 41.6 163.1
FTE   4.0 3.0 4.2 55.5 217.4
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years           2.7
FTE           3.7
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           6.0
FTE           8.0
Other -- Person-Years         0.2 1.3
FTE         0.3 1.8
Total Person-Years   3.0 2.3 3.2 41.8 173.1
FTE   4.0 3.0 4.2 55.7 230.8
Sponsored Research Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   0.1 0.0 0.3 1.6 26.9
FTE   0.1 0.0 0.4 2.2 35.8
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years         0.0 8.5
FTE         0.0 11.3
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           37.7
FTE           50.2
Other -- Person-Years         0.1 0.9
FTE         0.2 1.2
Total Person-Years   0.1 0.0 0.3 1.8 73.9
FTE   0.1 0.0 0.4 2.4 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
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2018-2019 2018-2019
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) # 2 3 2 14 95
2. Other peer-reviewed publications # 13 14 14 104 1,376
3. All other publications # 9 15 12 108 565
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences # 28 29 30 208 1,676
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions # 0 0 0 377 514
6. Grant Proposals Submitted # 0 1 1 6 290

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
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2018-2019 2018-2019
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) per faculty member   0.1 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1
2. Other peer-review publications per faculty member   0.9 1.2 1.0 0.6 2.0
3. All other publications per faculty member   0.6 1.3 0.9 0.6 0.8
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences per faculty member   2.0 2.4 2.1 1.2 2.4
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 2.1 0.7
6. Grant proposals submitted per faculty member   0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 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
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2018-2019 2018-2019
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees # 28 9 29 425 2,561
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees # 6 4 6 150 1,246
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications # 15 16 10 61 619

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
Political Science

  Political Science 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   2.0 0.8 2.1 2.4 3.7
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees per faculty member   0.4 0.3 0.4 0.9 1.8
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications per faculty member   1.1 1.3 0.7 0.3 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