2019-2020 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
2017-2018
2018-2019
2019-2020
2019-2020
2019-2020
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Total Headcount   10 11 11 121 694
Total Person-Years   9.0 8.6 8.9 104.8 593.3
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   3.1 3.5 3.1 45.0 272.5
Total FTE   12.0 11.5 11.9 139.7 791.1
FTE Devoted to Instruction   4.1 4.7 4.1 60.0 363.3
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Total Headcount   1 1 2 24 242
Total Person-Years   0.8 0.8 1.5 20.4 202.3
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.8 0.8 1.5 17.2 151.0
Total FTE   1.1 1.1 2.0 27.2 269.8
FTE Devoted to Instruction   1.1 1.0 2.0 22.9 201.4
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan Scholar/ Scientist/ Engineer, Research Assoc, Assoc In, Asst In, Postdoc Assoc Total Headcount   4 4 7 54 208
Total Person-Years   3.7 3.7 5.0 43.7 169.9
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   2.7 2.6 4.0 25.9 76.4
Total FTE   4.9 4.9 6.7 58.2 226.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction   3.6 3.4 5.3 34.5 101.9
Adjuncts -- Total Headcount   6 7 7 61 664
Total Person-Years   1.2 1.4 1.1 14.4 118.7
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   1.2 1.4 1.1 14.1 116.9
Total FTE   1.6 1.8 1.5 19.3 158.3
FTE Devoted to Instruction   1.6 1.8 1.5 18.8 155.9
Graduate Assistants -- Total Headcount   36 39 36 425 1,210
Total Person-Years   14.0 16.0 13.8 153.8 387.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   11.0 14.0 12.3 123.6 239.2
Total FTE   18.6 21.3 18.4 205.0 516.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction   14.7 18.7 16.4 164.8 319.0
Other -- Total Headcount   1 1 2 61 268
Total Person-Years   0.1 0.0 0.2 6.7 24.8
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.0 0.0 0.2 6.2 14.4
Total FTE   0.1 0.0 0.3 8.9 33.1
FTE Devoted to Instruction   0.0 0.0 0.3 8.2 19.2
Total Total Headcount   58 63 65 746 3,286
Total Person-Years   28.7 30.5 30.5 343.7 1,496.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   18.8 22.3 22.1 231.9 870.5
Total FTE   38.3 40.7 40.7 458.3 1,995.3
FTE Devoted to Instruction   25.1 29.7 29.5 309.3 1,160.6

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
2017-2018
2018-2019
2019-2020
2019-2020
2019-2020
American Indian/Alaskan Native Male         1
Total         1
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 1 1 1 11 43
Male 3 3 6 22 107
Total 4 4 7 33 150
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       1 45
Male       4 26
Total       5 71
Hispanic Female       7 41
Male       3 38
Total       10 79
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 2 3 3 44 340
Male 9 9 9 90 394
Total 11 12 12 134 734
Total Female 3 4 4 63 469
Male 12 12 15 119 566
Total 15 16 19 182 1,035

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
2017-2018
2018-2019
2019-2020
2019-2020
2019-2020
American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         1
Total         1
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       3 14
Male 1 1 1 2 8
Total 1 1 1 5 22
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       2 61
Male       2 29
Total       4 90
Hispanic Female       10 61
Male       4 37
Total       14 98
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 1 2 1 19 240
Male 4 4 5 19 213
Total 5 6 6 38 453
Total Female 1 2 1 34 377
Male 5 5 6 27 287
Total 6 7 7 61 664

Source: Instruction and Research File



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

  Physics College Total University Total
2017-2018
2018-2019
2019-2020
2019-2020
2019-2020
Course Level Type     45 50 49 969 5,227
Undergraduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered #
  # Enrolled 3,480 4,022 4,433 61,750 208,568
  Avg Section Enrollment 77.3 80.4 90.5 63.7 39.9
Sections Faculty-Taught # 35 38 40 694 3,824
% 77.8 76.0 81.6 71.6 73.2
Lab Sections Offered # 144 153 156 729 907
  # Enrolled 2,105 2,293 2,372 13,649 16,941
  Avg Section Enrollment 14.6 15.0 15.2 18.7 18.7
Sections Faculty-Taught # 144 152 156 385 482
% 100.0 99.3 100.0 52.8 53.1
Discussion Sections Offered #       194 334
  # Enrolled       5,214 8,630
  Avg Section Enrollment       26.9 25.8
Sections Faculty-Taught #       121 257
%       62.4 76.9
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 8 7 8 398 1,399
  # Enrolled 17 19 28 2,195 9,042
  Avg Section Enrollment 2.1 2.7 3.5 5.5 6.5
Sections Faculty-Taught # 7 7 8 328 1,055
% 87.5 100.0 100.0 82.4 75.4
Graduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered # 29 27 27 210 1,963
  # Enrolled 144 148 113 1,496 25,498
  Avg Section Enrollment 5.0 5.5 4.2 7.1 13.0
Sections Faculty-Taught # 27 25 21 198 1,546
% 93.1 92.6 77.8 94.3 78.8
Lab Sections Offered #       7 84
  # Enrolled       37 552
  Avg Section Enrollment       5.3 6.6
Sections Faculty-Taught #       6 62
%       85.7 73.8
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 42 40 43 716 1,977
  # Enrolled 85 108 94 1,066 7,307
  Avg Section Enrollment 2.0 2.7 2.2 1.5 3.7
Sections Faculty-Taught # 42 40 43 676 1,896
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 94.4 95.9

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
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
Professional         257
Bachelors 68 59 56 7,200 28,302
Masters/Specialist   1 2 253 4,872
Doctoral 32 37 33 296 1,082
Unclassified         3,112
Total 100 97 91 7,749 37,625

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
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
Professional American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         1
Total         1
Asian or Pacific Islander Female         19
Male         24
Total         43
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         13
Male         7
Total         20
Hispanic Female         19
Male         16
Total         35
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         73
Male         73
Total         146
Not Reported Female         5
Male         7
Total         12
Total Female         130
Male         127
Total         257
Undergraduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female       30 101
Male 0 1   15 85
Total 0 1   45 186
Asian or Pacific Islander Female     1 317 887
Male 3 2 2 149 707
Total 3 2 3 466 1,594
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 4 2 4 1,355 3,955
Male 4 1 4 483 2,464
Total 8 3 8 1,838 6,419
Hispanic Female 3 5 4 1,489 4,615
Male 7 9 11 635 3,277
Total 10 14 15 2,124 7,892
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 10 9 6 1,682 5,881
Male 33 27 22 769 5,087
Total 43 36 28 2,451 10,968
Non-Resident Alien Female 1     149 491
Male 1 2 2 71 528
Total 2 2 2 220 1,019
Not Reported Female 1     35 127
Male 1 1   21 97
Total 2 1   56 224
Total Female 19 16 15 5,057 16,057
Male 49 43 41 2,143 12,245
Total 68 59 56 7,200 28,302
Graduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female       5 20
Male       1 15
Total       6 35
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       16 200
Male       15 117
Total       31 317
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       14 766
Male       17 321
Total       31 1,087
Hispanic Female 2 2 2 39 780
Male   1 1 31 465
Total 2 3 3 70 1,245
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       149 1,539
Male 4 7 8 155 1,143
Total 4 7 8 304 2,682
Non-Resident Alien Female 7 9 9 48 299
Male 19 19 15 59 289
Total 26 28 24 107 588
Total Female 9 11 11 271 3,604
Male 23 27 24 278 2,350
Total 32 38 35 549 5,954
Unclassified American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         6
Male         4
Total         10
Asian or Pacific Islander Female         209
Male         128
Total         337
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         353
Male         139
Total         492
Hispanic Female         413
Male         257
Total         670
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         743
Male         635
Total         1,378
Non-Resident Alien Female         99
Male         92
Total         191
Not Reported Female         18
Male         16
Total         34
Total Female         1,841
Male         1,271
Total         3,112

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
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
Undergraduate Total   485.3 557.1 594.5 6,688.0 21,647.7
             
Graduate Total   26.3 28.7 22.0 277.8 2,500.9
Grad I   7.2 9.6 7.6 136.4 1,906.2
Grad II   19.0 19.1 14.4 141.4 594.7
             
Classroom   20.5 23.0 15.2 228.1 2,334.4
Thesis-Dissertation   5.8 5.7 6.8 49.7 166.5
             
Grand Total   511.6 585.8 616.6 6,965.8 24,148.6

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
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
Course Level FTE produced by students who are: 6.1 4.9 3.6 285.3 1,001.4
Lower Division Undergraduate Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 218.9 254.9 274.1 1,518.8 2,938.0
Majors outside the college 248.0 282.7 296.8 2,487.1 5,641.1
Total 473.0 542.5 574.4 4,291.3 9,580.5
Upper Division Undergraduate FTE produced by students who are: 9.9 11.2 15.3 1,409.8 7,047.8
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 1.4 1.6 2.3 620.0 3,270.5
Majors outside the college 1.0 1.8 2.5 367.0 1,748.8
Total 12.3 14.6 20.1 2,396.8 12,067.2
Graduate FTE produced by students who are: 24.1 27.5 21.0 225.6 2,071.2
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 0.1 0.1   28.0 246.4
Majors outside the college 2.0 1.1 1.0 24.3 183.3
Total 26.3 28.7 22.0 277.8 2,500.9
Total FTE produced by students who are: 40.2 43.6 39.9 1,920.7 10,120.5
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 220.4 256.7 276.3 2,166.8 6,454.9
Majors outside the college 251.0 285.5 300.3 2,878.4 7,573.2
Total 511.5 585.8 616.6 6,965.8 24,148.6

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



C 3 Degrees Awarded
Physics (Program CIP: 400801)

  Physics College Total University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
  Degrees awarded with a:         203.0
Associates Single major
All         203.0
Bachelors Degrees awarded with a: 11.0 5.0 9.0 1,388.0 5,893.0
Single major
Double or triple major       7.5 78.0
All 11.0 5.0 9.0 1,395.5 5,971.0
Masters Degrees awarded with a: 2.0 7.0 1.0 100.0 1,629.0
Single major
All 2.0 7.0 1.0 100.0 1,629.0
Specialist Degrees awarded with a:         21.0
Single major
All         21.0
Doctorate Degrees awarded with a: 2.0 5.0 3.0 35.0 144.0
Single major
All 2.0 5.0 3.0 35.0 144.0
First Professional Degrees awarded with a:         63.0
Single major
All         63.0
Total Degrees awarded with a: 15.0 17.0 13.0 1,523.0 7,953.0
Single major
Double or triple major       7.5 78.0
All 15.0 17.0 13.0 1,530.5 8,031.0

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
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
Undergraduate   124.5 130.5 130.2 107.6 51.1
Graduate   6.7 6.7 4.8 4.5 5.9
Total   131.2 137.3 135.0 112.1 57.0

Source: Instruction and Research File and Student Data Course File
Includes Instructional Person-Years from Tenured, Tenure-earning and Non-tenure-earning faculty only
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
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
Associates 0 0 0 0 0.5
Bachelors 2.8 1.2 2.0 22.5 14.1
Masters 0.5 1.6 0.2 1.6 3.8
Specialist 0 0 0 0 0.0
Doctorate 0.5 1.2 0.7 0.6 0.3
First Professional 0 0 0 0 0.1
Total 3.8 4.0 2.8 24.6 19.0

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 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020
Undergraduate # Sections   22 52 41 231 687 608 968 2,423 2,130
Mean Rating   1.8 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6
Graduate # Sections   1     8 48 29 285 532 403
Mean Rating   2.6     1.6 1.7 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.5
Total # Sections   23 52 41 239 735 637 1,253 2,955 2,533
Mean Rating   1.9 1.9 1.8 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
2017-2018
2018-2019
2019-2020
2019-2020
2019-2020
Departmental Research Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   2.8 2.7 3.1 30.5 164.8
FTE   3.8 3.6 4.1 40.7 219.8
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years     0.0   0.2 4.0
FTE     0.0   0.3 5.3
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years   0.4 0.5 0.5 2.5 20.5
FTE   0.5 0.7 0.6 3.4 27.4
Other -- Person-Years         0.3 1.1
FTE         0.5 1.4
Total Person-Years   3.2 3.3 3.6 33.6 190.4
FTE   4.3 4.4 4.7 44.8 253.9
Sponsored Research Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   0.5 0.4 0.4 5.9 27.0
FTE   0.7 0.6 0.5 7.9 36.0
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years         0.0 5.5
FTE         0.1 7.4
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years       0.3 10.9 50.9
FTE       0.4 14.5 67.9
Other -- Person-Years         0.2 0.4
FTE         0.3 0.5
Total Person-Years   0.5 0.4 0.6 17.1 83.8
FTE   0.7 0.6 0.9 22.8 111.8

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
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) # 0 0 0 8 59
2. Other peer-reviewed publications # 0 36 0 207 1,036
3. All other publications # 0 42 0 25 576
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences # 0 41 0 142 834
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions # 0 0 0 8 134
6. Grant Proposals Submitted # 8 11 4 148 513

Sources: College Dean's Office and Division of Research (Grant Proposals Submitted)
Beginning with the 2018-2019 year the Departmental Dashboard Indicators Include 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
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
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   0.0 3.3 0.0 1.7 1.5
3. All other publications per faculty member   0.0 3.8 0.0 0.2 0.8
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences per faculty member   0.0 3.7 0.0 1.2 1.2
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2
6. Grant proposals submitted per faculty member   0.8 1.0 0.4 1.2 0.7

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 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
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees #   11   325 1,862
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees #   11   113 720
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications #   11   79 490

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



C 1-3 Efficiency Data
Physics

  Physics College Total University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees per faculty member     1.0   2.7 2.7
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees per faculty member     1.0   0.9 1.0
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications per faculty member     1.0   0.7 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)
 
Beginning with the 2018-2019 year the Departmental Dashboard Indicators Include Calendar Year Activity