2019-2020 Program Review
Complex Systems
 
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
Complex Systems

  Complex Systems 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   2 2 3 121 694
Total Person-Years   1.9 2.0 3.0 104.8 593.3
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.4 0.3 0.6 45.0 272.5
Total FTE   2.6 2.6 3.9 139.7 791.1
FTE Devoted to Instruction   0.5 0.4 0.8 60.0 363.3
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Total Headcount         24 242
Total Person-Years         20.4 202.3
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction         17.2 151.0
Total FTE         27.2 269.8
FTE Devoted to Instruction         22.9 201.4
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan Scholar/ Scientist/ Engineer, Research Assoc, Assoc In, Asst In, Postdoc Assoc Total Headcount   1 1 1 54 208
Total Person-Years   0.9 0.8 0.1 43.7 169.9
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.0 0.0 0.0 25.9 76.4
Total FTE   1.2 1.1 0.2 58.2 226.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction   0.0 0.0 0.0 34.5 101.9
Adjuncts -- Total Headcount         61 664
Total Person-Years         14.4 118.7
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction         14.1 116.9
Total FTE         19.3 158.3
FTE Devoted to Instruction         18.8 155.9
Graduate Assistants -- Total Headcount   14 17 14 425 1,210
Total Person-Years   6.0 6.4 6.2 153.8 387.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   5.6 4.8 4.8 123.6 239.2
Total FTE   8.1 8.5 8.3 205.0 516.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction   7.4 6.4 6.4 164.8 319.0
Other -- Total Headcount         61 268
Total Person-Years         6.7 24.8
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction         6.2 14.4
Total FTE         8.9 33.1
FTE Devoted to Instruction         8.2 19.2
Total Total Headcount   17 20 18 746 3,286
Total Person-Years   8.9 9.1 9.3 343.7 1,496.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   5.9 5.1 5.4 231.9 870.5
Total FTE   11.9 12.2 12.4 458.3 1,995.3
FTE Devoted to Instruction   7.9 6.9 7.2 309.3 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
Complex Systems

Instructional Faculty (Tenured, tenure-earning, & non-tenure-earning) Complex Systems 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       11 43
Male       22 107
Total       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   1   44 340
Male 2 2 3 90 394
Total 2 3 3 134 734
Total Female   1   63 469
Male 2 2 3 119 566
Total 2 3 3 182 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
Complex Systems

Adjuncts College Total University Total
2019-2020
2019-2020
American Indian/Alaskan Native Female   1
Total   1
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 3 14
Male 2 8
Total 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 19 240
Male 19 213
Total 38 453
Total Female 34 377
Male 27 287
Total 61 664

Source: Instruction and Research File



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

  Complex Systems College Total University Total
2017-2018
2018-2019
2019-2020
2019-2020
2019-2020
Course Level Type           969 5,227
Undergraduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered #
  # Enrolled       61,750 208,568
  Avg Section Enrollment       63.7 39.9
Sections Faculty-Taught #       694 3,824
%       71.6 73.2
Lab Sections Offered #       729 907
  # Enrolled       13,649 16,941
  Avg Section Enrollment       18.7 18.7
Sections Faculty-Taught #       385 482
%       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 #       398 1,399
  # Enrolled       2,195 9,042
  Avg Section Enrollment       5.5 6.5
Sections Faculty-Taught #       328 1,055
%       82.4 75.4
Graduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered # 9 7 8 210 1,963
  # Enrolled 37 50 42 1,496 25,498
  Avg Section Enrollment 4.1 7.1 5.3 7.1 13.0
Sections Faculty-Taught # 9 7 8 198 1,546
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 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 # 27 29 27 716 1,977
  # Enrolled 35 36 40 1,066 7,307
  Avg Section Enrollment 1.3 1.2 1.5 1.5 3.7
Sections Faculty-Taught # 27 28 27 676 1,896
% 100.0 96.6 100.0 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)
Complex Systems (Program CIP: 421101)

  Complex Systems College Total University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
Professional         257
Bachelors       7,200 28,302
Masters/Specialist       253 4,872
Doctoral 14 15 13 296 1,082
Unclassified         3,112
Total 14 15 13 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
Complex Systems (Program CIP: 421101)

  Complex Systems 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       15 85
Total       45 186
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       317 887
Male       149 707
Total       466 1,594
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       1,355 3,955
Male       483 2,464
Total       1,838 6,419
Hispanic Female       1,489 4,615
Male       635 3,277
Total       2,124 7,892
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       1,682 5,881
Male       769 5,087
Total       2,451 10,968
Non-Resident Alien Female       149 491
Male       71 528
Total       220 1,019
Not Reported Female       35 127
Male       21 97
Total       56 224
Total Female       5,057 16,057
Male       2,143 12,245
Total       7,200 28,302
Graduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female   1 1 5 20
Male       1 15
Total   1 1 6 35
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       16 200
Male 2 1 1 15 117
Total 2 1 1 31 317
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       14 766
Male 1 1 1 17 321
Total 1 1 1 31 1,087
Hispanic Female 1 1   39 780
Male       31 465
Total 1 1   70 1,245
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female     1 149 1,539
Male 8 8 7 155 1,143
Total 8 8 8 304 2,682
Non-Resident Alien Female 2 3 2 48 299
Male       59 289
Total 2 3 2 107 588
Total Female 3 5 4 271 3,604
Male 11 10 9 278 2,350
Total 14 15 13 549 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
Complex Systems

  Complex Systems College Total University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
Undergraduate Total         6,688.0 21,647.7
             
Graduate Total   8.3 10.0 9.2 277.8 2,500.9
Grad I   1.6 3.6 3.1 136.4 1,906.2
Grad II   6.7 6.3 6.1 141.4 594.7
             
Classroom   6.5 8.7 7.6 228.1 2,334.4
Thesis-Dissertation   1.8 1.3 1.6 49.7 166.5
             
Grand Total   8.3 10.0 9.2 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
Complex Systems

  Courses offered by:
Complex Systems College of Science University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
Course Level FTE produced by students who are:       285.3 1,001.4
Lower Division Undergraduate Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college       1,518.8 2,938.0
Majors outside the college       2,487.1 5,641.1
Total       4,291.3 9,580.5
Upper Division Undergraduate FTE produced by students who are:       1,409.8 7,047.8
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college       620.0 3,270.5
Majors outside the college       367.0 1,748.8
Total       2,396.8 12,067.2
Graduate FTE produced by students who are: 5.8 5.0 5.8 225.6 2,071.2
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 1.0 1.7 1.9 28.0 246.4
Majors outside the college 1.5 3.3 1.5 24.3 183.3
Total 8.3 10.0 9.2 277.8 2,500.9
Total FTE produced by students who are: 5.8 5.0 5.8 1,920.7 10,120.5
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 1.0 1.7 1.9 2,166.8 6,454.9
Majors outside the college 1.5 3.3 1.5 2,878.4 7,573.2
Total 8.3 10.0 9.2 6,965.8 24,148.6

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



C 3 Degrees Awarded
Complex Systems (Program CIP: 421101)

  Complex Systems College Total University Total
2017-2018 2019-2020 2019-2020
  Degrees awarded with a:     203.0
Associates Single major
All     203.0
Bachelors Degrees awarded with a: 77.0 1,388.0 5,893.0
Single major
Double or triple major 0.5 7.5 78.0
All 77.5 1,395.5 5,971.0
Masters Degrees awarded with a:   100.0 1,629.0
Single major
All   100.0 1,629.0
Specialist Degrees awarded with a:     21.0
Single major
All     21.0
Doctorate Degrees awarded with a: 1.0 35.0 144.0
Single major
All 1.0 35.0 144.0
First Professional Degrees awarded with a:     63.0
Single major
All     63.0
Total Degrees awarded with a: 78.0 1,523.0 7,953.0
Single major
Double or triple major 0.5 7.5 78.0
All 78.5 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)
Complex Systems

  Complex Systems College Total University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
Undergraduate         107.6 51.1
Graduate   22.8 30.8 14.5 4.5 5.9
Total   22.8 30.8 14.5 112.1 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
Complex Systems (Program CIP: 421101)

  Complex Systems College Total University Total
2017-2018 2019-2020 2019-2020
Associates 0 0 0.5
Bachelors 212.2 22.5 14.1
Masters 0 1.6 3.8
Specialist 0 0 0.0
Doctorate 2.7 0.6 0.3
First Professional 0 0 0.1
Total 214.9 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)
Complex Systems

Scale: 1=Excellent 5=Poor 6. Rate your instructor"s overall teaching effectiveness in this course
Complex Systems College Total University Total
Fall 2019 Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020
Undergraduate # Sections     231 687 608 968 2,423 2,130
Mean Rating     1.7 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6
Graduate # Sections   1 8 48 29 285 532 403
Mean Rating   2.1 1.6 1.7 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.5
Total # Sections   1 239 735 637 1,253 2,955 2,533
Mean Rating   2.1 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
Complex Systems

  Complex Systems 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   0.8 0.7 0.9 30.5 164.8
FTE   1.0 0.9 1.3 40.7 219.8
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years         0.2 4.0
FTE         0.3 5.3
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years         2.5 20.5
FTE         3.4 27.4
Other -- Person-Years         0.3 1.1
FTE         0.5 1.4
Total Person-Years   0.8 0.7 0.9 33.6 190.4
FTE   1.0 0.9 1.3 44.8 253.9
Sponsored Research Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   0.1 0.1 0.2 5.9 27.0
FTE   0.1 0.2 0.3 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   0.9 0.8 0.1 10.9 50.9
FTE   1.2 1.0 0.2 14.5 67.9
Other -- Person-Years         0.2 0.4
FTE         0.3 0.5
Total Person-Years   1.0 0.9 0.4 17.1 83.8
FTE   1.4 1.2 0.5 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
Complex Systems

  College Total University Total
2019-2020 2019-2020
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) # 8 59
2. Other peer-reviewed publications # 207 1,036
3. All other publications # 25 576
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences # 142 834
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions # 8 134
6. Grant Proposals Submitted # 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
Complex Systems

  College Total University Total
2019-2020 2019-2020
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) per faculty member   0.1 0.1
2. Other peer-review publications per faculty member   1.7 1.5
3. All other publications per faculty member   0.2 0.8
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences per faculty member   1.2 1.2
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions per faculty member   0.1 0.2
6. Grant proposals submitted per faculty member   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
Complex Systems

  College Total University Total
2019-2020 2019-2020
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees # 325 1,862
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees # 113 720
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications # 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
Complex Systems

  College Total University Total
2019-2020 2019-2020
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees per faculty member   2.7 2.7
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees per faculty member   0.9 1.0
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications per faculty member   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