2019-2020 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
2017-2018
2018-2019
2019-2020
2019-2020
2019-2020
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Total Headcount   12 14 14 170 694
Total Person-Years   9.9 11.3 12.2 138.1 593.3
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   6.1 5.7 7.9 74.9 272.5
Total FTE   13.2 15.1 16.2 184.1 791.1
FTE Devoted to Instruction   8.1 7.6 10.6 99.8 363.3
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Total Headcount   2 1 1 36 242
Total Person-Years   1.7 0.7 0.7 29.9 202.3
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   1.7 0.7 0.7 28.1 151.0
Total FTE   2.2 1.0 1.0 39.8 269.8
FTE Devoted to Instruction   2.2 1.0 1.0 37.4 201.4
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan Scholar/ Scientist/ Engineer, Research Assoc, Assoc In, Asst In, Postdoc Assoc Total Headcount   1 2 2 33 208
Total Person-Years   0.8 1.7 1.8 29.0 169.9
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.8 1.7 1.8 27.3 76.4
Total FTE   1.1 2.3 2.4 38.7 226.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction   1.1 2.3 2.4 36.4 101.9
Adjuncts -- Total Headcount   7 8 8 118 664
Total Person-Years   1.5 1.7 1.3 21.7 118.7
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   1.5 1.7 1.3 21.0 116.9
Total FTE   2.0 2.3 1.7 28.9 158.3
FTE Devoted to Instruction   2.0 2.3 1.7 27.9 155.9
Graduate Assistants -- Total Headcount   18 17 16 248 1,210
Total Person-Years   4.2 3.8 4.6 83.7 387.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   3.8 3.7 4.1 72.6 239.2
Total FTE   5.6 5.1 6.1 111.6 516.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction   5.0 4.9 5.5 96.8 319.0
Other -- Total Headcount   1 1 2 28 268
Total Person-Years   0.2 0.3 0.0 2.0 24.8
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.2 0.3 0.0 1.8 14.4
Total FTE   0.2 0.4 0.1 2.7 33.1
FTE Devoted to Instruction   0.2 0.4 0.1 2.5 19.2
Total Total Headcount   41 43 43 633 3,286
Total Person-Years   18.2 19.6 20.6 304.4 1,496.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   13.9 13.8 16.0 225.6 870.5
Total FTE   24.3 26.1 27.5 405.9 1,995.3
FTE Devoted to Instruction   18.6 18.4 21.3 300.8 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
Political Science

Instructional Faculty (Tenured, tenure-earning, & non-tenure-earning) Political Science 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 43
Male 1 1 1 4 107
Total 1 1 1 5 150
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       8 45
Male       6 26
Total       14 71
Hispanic Female       16 41
Male       5 38
Total       21 79
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 4 4 4 99 340
Male 10 12 12 95 394
Total 14 16 16 194 734
Total Female 4 4 4 124 469
Male 11 13 13 110 566
Total 15 17 17 234 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
Political Science

Adjuncts Political Science 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 8
Total       4 22
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       4 61
Male       2 29
Total       6 90
Hispanic Female 2 3 2 17 61
Male       6 37
Total 2 3 2 23 98
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 2 2 1 44 240
Male 3 3 5 41 213
Total 5 5 6 85 453
Total Female 4 5 3 68 377
Male 3 3 5 50 287
Total 7 8 8 118 664

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
2017-2018
2018-2019
2019-2020
2019-2020
2019-2020
Course Level Type     115 131 140 1,885 5,227
Undergraduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered #
  # Enrolled 4,292 5,025 5,830 56,276 208,568
  Avg Section Enrollment 37.3 38.4 41.6 29.9 39.9
Sections Faculty-Taught # 92 100 108 1,468 3,824
% 80.0 76.3 77.1 77.9 73.2
Lab Sections Offered #       27 907
  # Enrolled       468 16,941
  Avg Section Enrollment       17.3 18.7
Sections Faculty-Taught #       23 482
%       85.2 53.1
Discussion Sections Offered #       112 334
  # Enrolled       2,761 8,630
  Avg Section Enrollment       24.7 25.8
Sections Faculty-Taught #       108 257
%       96.4 76.9
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 23 31 39 502 1,399
  # Enrolled 337 714 834 3,970 9,042
  Avg Section Enrollment 14.7 23.0 21.4 7.9 6.5
Sections Faculty-Taught # 17 21 29 318 1,055
% 73.9 67.7 74.4 63.3 75.4
Graduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered # 10 9 10 212 1,963
  # Enrolled 128 90 113 1,298 25,498
  Avg Section Enrollment 12.8 10.0 11.3 6.1 13.0
Sections Faculty-Taught # 10 9 10 206 1,546
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 97.2 78.8
Lab Sections Offered #       1 84
  # Enrolled       8 552
  Avg Section Enrollment       8.0 6.6
Sections Faculty-Taught #       1 62
%       100.0 73.8
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 8 13 4 303 1,977
  # Enrolled 10 14 6 471 7,307
  Avg Section Enrollment 1.3 1.1 1.5 1.6 3.7
Sections Faculty-Taught # 8 13 4 295 1,896
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 97.4 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)
Political Science (Program CIP: 451001)

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
Professional         257
Bachelors 509 554 588 4,429 28,302
Masters/Specialist 30 29 26 323 4,872
Doctoral       55 1,082
Unclassified         3,112
Total 539 583 614 4,807 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
Political Science (Program CIP: 451001)

  Political Science 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 1 3 3 15 101
Male 1 3 2 10 85
Total 2 6 5 25 186
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 16 19 23 124 887
Male 5 11 7 59 707
Total 21 30 30 183 1,594
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 59 65 73 544 3,955
Male 50 56 56 381 2,464
Total 109 121 129 925 6,419
Hispanic Female 79 97 109 828 4,615
Male 66 61 65 456 3,277
Total 145 158 174 1,284 7,892
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 77 88 113 1,094 5,881
Male 139 130 119 793 5,087
Total 216 218 232 1,887 10,968
Non-Resident Alien Female 6 10 11 66 491
Male 5 6 3 27 528
Total 11 16 14 93 1,019
Not Reported Female 2 2 2 20 127
Male 3 3 2 12 97
Total 5 5 4 32 224
Total Female 240 284 334 2,691 16,057
Male 269 270 254 1,738 12,245
Total 509 554 588 4,429 28,302
Graduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female       3 20
Male         15
Total       3 35
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 2 2 1 10 200
Male 1   2 4 117
Total 3 2 3 14 317
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 2 2 3 29 766
Male 2 3 2 22 321
Total 4 5 5 51 1,087
Hispanic Female 5 7 5 47 780
Male 6 6 3 34 465
Total 11 13 8 81 1,245
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 6 6 6 110 1,539
Male 6 3 3 78 1,143
Total 12 9 9 188 2,682
Non-Resident Alien Female       29 299
Male     1 12 289
Total     1 41 588
Total Female 15 17 15 228 3,604
Male 15 12 11 150 2,350
Total 30 29 26 378 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
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
Undergraduate Total   432.8 546.3 634.2 5,929.7 21,647.7
             
Graduate Total   17.3 12.9 14.9 215.3 2,500.9
Grad I   17.1 12.8 14.1 190.9 1,906.2
Grad II   0.1 0.1 0.8 24.5 594.7
             
Classroom   17.3 12.9 14.9 196.6 2,334.4
Thesis-Dissertation         18.7 166.5
             
Grand Total   450.1 559.2 649.0 6,145.0 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
Political Science

  Courses offered by:
Political Science College of Arts
& Letters
University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
Course Level FTE produced by students who are: 20.1 17.5 19.1 343.5 1,001.4
Lower Division Undergraduate Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 17.0 27.4 30.2 591.8 2,938.0
Majors outside the college 145.2 168.1 226.2 2,728.9 5,641.1
Total 182.3 213.0 275.5 3,664.1 9,580.5
Upper Division Undergraduate FTE produced by students who are: 162.6 191.3 216.5 1,347.7 7,047.8
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 43.0 70.5 67.4 396.6 3,270.5
Majors outside the college 44.9 71.5 74.9 521.2 1,748.8
Total 250.5 333.3 358.7 2,265.5 12,067.2
Graduate FTE produced by students who are: 16.3 11.8 13.3 195.1 2,071.2
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 0.4 0.9 1.0 13.9 246.4
Majors outside the college 0.6 0.3 0.6 6.4 183.3
Total 17.3 12.9 14.9 215.3 2,500.9
Total FTE produced by students who are: 199.0 220.6 248.8 1,886.2 10,120.5
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 60.4 98.7 98.6 1,002.3 6,454.9
Majors outside the college 190.7 239.8 301.7 3,256.5 7,573.2
Total 450.0 559.2 649.0 6,145.0 24,148.6

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
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: 118.0 98.0 136.0 1,049.0 5,893.0
Single major
Double or triple major 6.0 4.0 8.0 29.0 78.0
All 124.0 102.0 144.0 1,078.0 5,971.0
Masters Degrees awarded with a: 12.0 13.0 10.0 98.0 1,629.0
Single major
All 12.0 13.0 10.0 98.0 1,629.0
Specialist Degrees awarded with a:         21.0
Single major
All         21.0
Doctorate Degrees awarded with a:       3.0 144.0
Single major
All       3.0 144.0
First Professional Degrees awarded with a:         63.0
Single major
All         63.0
Total Degrees awarded with a: 130.0 111.0 146.0 1,150.0 7,953.0
Single major
Double or triple major 6.0 4.0 8.0 29.0 78.0
All 136.0 115.0 154.0 1,179.0 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)
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
Undergraduate   56.1 85.2 73.1 57.6 51.1
Graduate   2.2 2.0 1.7 2.1 5.9
Total   58.3 87.2 74.8 59.7 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
Political Science (Program CIP: 451001)

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
Associates 0 0 0 0 0.5
Bachelors 16.1 15.9 16.6 10.5 14.1
Masters 1.6 2.0 1.2 1.0 3.8
Specialist 0 0 0 0 0.0
Doctorate 0 0 0 0.0 0.3
First Professional 0 0 0 0 0.1
Total 17.6 17.9 17.8 11.5 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)
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 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020
Undergraduate # Sections   20 42 46 252 790 655 968 2,423 2,130
Mean Rating   1.5 1.4 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6
Graduate # Sections   1 4 4 6 54 20 285 532 403
Mean Rating   1.1 1.3 1.2 1.4 1.5 1.1 1.6 1.6 1.5
Total # Sections   21 46 50 258 844 675 1,253 2,955 2,533
Mean Rating   1.5 1.4 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
2017-2018
2018-2019
2019-2020
2019-2020
2019-2020
Departmental Research Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   2.3 3.2 2.3 39.6 164.8
FTE   3.0 4.2 3.0 52.7 219.8
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years           4.0
FTE           5.3
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           20.5
FTE           27.4
Other -- Person-Years         0.2 1.1
FTE         0.2 1.4
Total Person-Years   2.3 3.2 2.3 39.7 190.4
FTE   3.0 4.2 3.0 53.0 253.9
Sponsored Research Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   0.0 0.3 0.3 1.6 27.0
FTE   0.0 0.4 0.5 2.2 36.0
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years         0.2 5.5
FTE         0.3 7.4
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years           50.9
FTE           67.9
Other -- Person-Years           0.4
FTE           0.5
Total Person-Years   0.0 0.3 0.3 1.9 83.8
FTE   0.0 0.4 0.5 2.5 111.8

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
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) # 3 2 2 9 59
2. Other peer-reviewed publications # 14 14 11 85 1,036
3. All other publications # 15 12 59 122 576
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences # 29 30 8 89 834
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions # 0 0 0 105 134
6. Grant Proposals Submitted # 1 1 3 29 513

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
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) per faculty member   0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
2. Other peer-review publications per faculty member   1.2 1.0 0.8 0.5 1.5
3. All other publications per faculty member   1.3 0.9 4.2 0.7 0.8
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences per faculty member   2.4 2.1 0.6 0.5 1.2
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.2
6. Grant proposals submitted per faculty member   0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 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
Political Science

  Political Science College Total
University Total
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2019-2020 2019-2020
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees # 9 29 28 215 1,862
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees # 4 6   81 720
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications # 16 10 10 52 490

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



C 1-3 Efficiency Data
Political Science

  Political Science 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   0.8 2.1 2.0 1.3 2.7
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees per faculty member   0.3 0.4   0.5 1.0
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications per faculty member   1.3 0.7 0.7 0.3 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