2020-2021 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
2018-2019
2019-2020
2020-2021
2020-2021
2020-2021
Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Total Headcount   14 14 13 199 694
Total Person-Years   11.3 12.2 10.3 150.0 552.4
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   5.7 7.9 6.4 79.2 246.1
Total FTE   15.1 16.2 13.7 200.0 736.5
FTE Devoted to Instruction   7.6 10.6 8.6 105.6 328.2
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Total Headcount   1 1 1 29 229
Total Person-Years   0.7 0.7 0.8 20.4 179.5
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.7 0.7 0.8 18.8 118.3
Total FTE   1.0 1.0 1.0 27.2 239.3
FTE Devoted to Instruction   1.0 1.0 1.0 25.0 157.7
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan Scholar/ Scientist/ Engineer, Research Assoc, Assoc In, Asst In, Postdoc Assoc Total Headcount   2 2 2 36 217
Total Person-Years   1.7 1.8 1.8 27.5 172.7
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   1.7 1.8 1.8 25.8 74.0
Total FTE   2.3 2.4 2.4 36.7 230.3
FTE Devoted to Instruction   2.3 2.4 2.4 34.4 98.7
Adjuncts -- Total Headcount   8 8 8 135 576
Total Person-Years   1.7 1.3 1.2 21.5 86.7
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   1.7 1.3 1.2 21.3 84.8
Total FTE   2.3 1.7 1.6 28.6 115.7
FTE Devoted to Instruction   2.3 1.7 1.6 28.4 113.0
Graduate Assistants -- Total Headcount   17 16 17 272 1,139
Total Person-Years   3.8 4.6 4.3 82.2 366.5
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   3.7 4.1 4.1 68.0 223.8
Total FTE   5.1 6.1 5.8 109.6 488.7
FTE Devoted to Instruction   4.9 5.5 5.4 90.7 298.4
Other -- Total Headcount   1 2 1 22 165
Total Person-Years   0.3 0.0 0.3 1.3 14.7
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   0.3 0.0 0.3 1.1 10.3
Total FTE   0.4 0.1 0.5 1.7 19.6
FTE Devoted to Instruction   0.4 0.1 0.5 1.5 13.8
Total Total Headcount   43 43 42 693 3,020
Total Person-Years   19.6 20.6 18.8 302.9 1,372.5
Person-Years Devoted To Instruction   13.8 16.0 14.6 214.2 757.4
Total FTE   26.1 27.5 25.0 403.9 1,830.1
FTE Devoted to Instruction   18.4 21.3 19.4 285.6 1,009.9

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
2018-2019
2019-2020
2020-2021
2020-2021
2020-2021
American Indian/Alaskan Native Male       1 1
Total       1 1
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       1 42
Male 1 1 1 6 110
Total 1 1 1 7 152
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       12 53
Male       7 26
Total       19 79
Hispanic Female       18 45
Male       11 44
Total       29 89
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 4 4 4 100 323
Male 12 12 11 106 393
Total 16 16 15 206 716
Total Female 4 4 4 131 463
Male 13 13 12 131 574
Total 17 17 16 262 1,037

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
2018-2019
2019-2020
2020-2021
2020-2021
2020-2021
American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         1
Total         1
Asian or Pacific Islander Female       3 9
Male       1 8
Total       4 17
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       5 64
Male       5 27
Total       10 91
Hispanic Female 3 2 2 18 53
Male       11 33
Total 3 2 2 29 86
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 2 1 1 47 214
Male 3 5 5 45 167
Total 5 6 6 92 381
Total Female 5 3 3 73 341
Male 3 5 5 62 235
Total 8 8 8 135 576

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
2018-2019
2019-2020
2020-2021
2020-2021
2020-2021
Course Level Type     131 140 131 1,886 4,855
Undergraduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered #
  # Enrolled 5,025 5,830 6,650 64,958 222,128
  Avg Section Enrollment 38.4 41.6 50.8 34.4 45.8
Sections Faculty-Taught # 100 108 102 1,460 3,719
% 76.3 77.1 77.9 77.4 76.6
Lab Sections Offered #       38 876
  # Enrolled       687 17,696
  Avg Section Enrollment       18.1 20.2
Sections Faculty-Taught #       34 494
%       89.5 56.4
Discussion Sections Offered #       110 275
  # Enrolled       3,222 8,371
  Avg Section Enrollment       29.3 30.4
Sections Faculty-Taught #       88 208
%       80.0 75.6
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 31 39 38 449 1,185
  # Enrolled 714 834 625 3,529 7,580
  Avg Section Enrollment 23.0 21.4 16.4 7.9 6.4
Sections Faculty-Taught # 21 29 17 248 885
% 67.7 74.4 44.7 55.2 74.7
Graduate Lecture/Seminar Sections Offered # 9 10 12 235 1,864
  # Enrolled 90 113 163 1,787 26,279
  Avg Section Enrollment 10.0 11.3 13.6 7.6 14.1
Sections Faculty-Taught # 9 10 12 229 1,510
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 97.4 81.0
Lab Sections Offered #       1 74
  # Enrolled       9 541
  Avg Section Enrollment       9.0 7.3
Sections Faculty-Taught #       1 35
%       100.0 47.3
Other Course Types Sections Offered # 13 4 5 341 1,888
  # Enrolled 14 6 9 608 6,497
  Avg Section Enrollment 1.1 1.5 1.8 1.8 3.4
Sections Faculty-Taught # 13 4 5 330 1,825
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 96.8 96.7

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
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2020-2021 2020-2021
Professional         256
Bachelors 554 588 572 4,970 28,782
Masters/Specialist 29 26 38 403 4,922
Doctoral       93 1,132
Unclassified       2 2,706
Total 583 614 610 5,468 37,798

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
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2020-2021 2020-2021
Professional American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         1
Male         1
Total         2
Asian or Pacific Islander Female         26
Male         30
Total         56
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         12
Male         5
Total         17
Hispanic Female         23
Male         16
Total         39
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         74
Male         56
Total         130
Not Reported Female         6
Male         6
Total         12
Total Female         142
Male         114
Total         256
Undergraduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female 3 3 2 13 89
Male 3 2 3 12 73
Total 6 5 5 25 162
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 19 23 21 120 902
Male 11 7 7 71 659
Total 30 30 28 191 1,561
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 65 73 76 618 4,169
Male 56 56 56 461 2,395
Total 121 129 132 1,079 6,564
Hispanic Female 97 109 112 892 4,911
Male 61 65 61 597 3,321
Total 158 174 173 1,489 8,232
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 88 113 114 1,168 6,136
Male 130 119 106 868 4,921
Total 218 232 220 2,036 11,057
Non-Resident Alien Female 10 11 8 83 492
Male 6 3 2 37 487
Total 16 14 10 120 979
Not Reported Female 2 2 2 16 131
Male 3 2 2 14 96
Total 5 4 4 30 227
Total Female 284 334 335 2,910 16,830
Male 270 254 237 2,060 11,952
Total 554 588 572 4,970 28,782
Graduate American Indian/Alaskan Native Female       3 14
Male         10
Total       3 24
Asian or Pacific Islander Female 2 1 2 12 185
Male   2 2 5 132
Total 2 3 4 17 317
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 2 3 3 47 843
Male 3 2 1 25 312
Total 5 5 4 72 1,155
Hispanic Female 7 5 5 69 816
Male 6 3 2 33 493
Total 13 8 7 102 1,309
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female 6 6 9 126 1,528
Male 3 3 10 113 1,111
Total 9 9 19 239 2,639
Non-Resident Alien Female     1 45 313
Male   1 3 18 296
Total   1 4 63 609
Not Reported Female         1
Total         1
Total Female 17 15 20 302 3,700
Male 12 11 18 194 2,354
Total 29 26 38 496 6,054
Unclassified American Indian/Alaskan Native Female         4
Male         5
Total         9
Asian or Pacific Islander Female         174
Male         107
Total         281
Black (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female         299
Male         124
Not Reported         1
Total         424
Hispanic Female         390
Male         238
Total         628
White (Not of Hispanic Origin) Female       2 680
Male         515
Total       2 1,195
Non-Resident Alien Female         58
Male         54
Total         112
Not Reported Female         34
Male         18
Not Reported         5
Total         57
Total Female       2 1,639
Male         1,061
Not Reported         6
Total       2 2,706

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
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2020-2021 2020-2021
Undergraduate Total   546.3 634.2 697.3 6,475.3 22,443.1
             
Graduate Total   12.9 14.9 21.6 301.3 2,588.2
Grad I   12.8 14.1 20.6 264.2 1,988.3
Grad II   0.1 0.8 1.0 37.0 599.9
             
Classroom   12.9 14.9 21.6 280.9 2,423.2
Thesis-Dissertation         20.3 165.0
             
Grand Total   559.2 649.0 719.0 6,776.5 25,031.3

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 Total
University Total
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2020-2021 2020-2021
Course Level FTE produced by students who are: 17.5 19.1 20.6 373.3 1,054.5
Lower Division Undergraduate Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 27.4 30.2 45.3 609.3 3,164.0
Majors outside the college 168.1 226.2 289.6 2,987.4 5,854.8
Total 213.0 275.5 355.5 3,970.1 10,073.3
Upper Division Undergraduate FTE produced by students who are: 191.3 216.5 208.2 1,543.7 7,376.6
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 70.5 67.4 61.3 397.0 3,266.1
Majors outside the college 71.5 74.9 72.4 564.5 1,727.1
Total 333.3 358.7 341.8 2,505.2 12,369.8
Graduate FTE produced by students who are: 11.8 13.3 19.8 272.7 2,183.3
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 0.9 1.0 1.1 13.8 256.0
Majors outside the college 0.3 0.6 0.8 14.7 148.9
Total 12.9 14.9 21.6 301.2 2,588.3
Total FTE produced by students who are: 220.6 248.8 248.5 2,189.8 10,614.4
Majors within the department
Majors outside the department, but within the college 98.7 98.6 107.7 1,020.1 6,686.1
Majors outside the college 239.8 301.7 362.7 3,566.7 7,730.8
Total 559.2 649.0 719.0 6,776.5 25,031.4

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
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2020-2021 2020-2021
  Degrees awarded with a:         321.0
Associates Single major
All         321.0
Bachelors Degrees awarded with a: 98.0 136.0 148.0 1,113.0 5,840.0
Single major
Double or triple major 4.0 8.0 6.0 27.5 75.0
All 102.0 144.0 154.0 1,140.5 5,915.0
Masters Degrees awarded with a: 13.0 10.0 9.0 105.0 1,591.0
Single major
All 13.0 10.0 9.0 105.0 1,591.0
Specialist Degrees awarded with a:         25.0
Single major
All         25.0
Doctorate Degrees awarded with a:       6.0 142.0
Single major
All       6.0 142.0
First Professional Degrees awarded with a:         56.0
Single major
All         56.0
Total Degrees awarded with a: 111.0 146.0 157.0 1,224.0 7,975.0
Single major
Double or triple major 4.0 8.0 6.0 27.5 75.0
All 115.0 154.0 163.0 1,251.5 8,050.0

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
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2020-2021 2020-2021
Undergraduate   85.2 73.1 96.9 66.1 61.6
Graduate   2.0 1.7 3.0 3.1 7.1
Total   87.2 74.8 99.9 69.2 68.7

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
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2020-2021 2020-2021
Associates 0 0 0 0 0.9
Bachelors 15.9 16.6 21.4 11.6 16.2
Masters 2.0 1.2 1.3 1.1 4.4
Specialist 0 0 0 0 0.1
Doctorate 0 0 0 0.1 0.4
First Professional 0 0 0 0 0.2
Total 17.9 17.8 22.6 12.8 22.1

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 2020 Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Summer 2020 Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Summer 2020 Fall 2020 Spring 2021
Undergraduate # Sections   26 47 53 240 830 684 877 2,319 1,997
Mean Rating   1.6 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.8 1.7 1.6
Graduate # Sections   1 4 5 4 69 62 264 565 473
Mean Rating   1.2 1.3 1.5 1.1 1.3 1.3 1.6 1.5 1.5
Total # Sections   27 51 58 244 899 746 1,141 2,884 2,470
Mean Rating   1.6 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.7 1.6 1.6

Source: Student Perception of Teaching Results, Summer 2020 to Spring 2021



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
2018-2019
2019-2020
2020-2021
2020-2021
2020-2021
Departmental Research Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   3.2 2.3 2.3 41.5 150.3
FTE   4.2 3.0 3.1 55.4 200.4
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years         0.0 5.1
FTE         0.0 6.8
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years         0.2 19.9
FTE         0.2 26.5
Other -- Person-Years         0.1 1.1
FTE         0.1 1.4
Total Person-Years   3.2 2.3 2.3 41.8 176.3
FTE   4.2 3.0 3.1 55.7 235.1
Sponsored Research Tenured & tenure-earning faculty Professor, Assoc Professor, Asst Professor Person-Years   0.3 0.3 0.1 1.2 31.2
FTE   0.4 0.5 0.2 1.6 41.6
Non-tenure-earning faculty Instructors, Lecturers, Visiting Faculty Person-Years         0.1 7.7
FTE         0.1 10.3
Other personnel paid on faculty pay plan -- Person-Years         0.1 55.9
FTE         0.1 74.5
Other -- Person-Years         0.0 0.6
FTE         0.0 0.8
Total Person-Years   0.3 0.3 0.1 1.4 95.4
FTE   0.4 0.5 0.2 1.9 127.2

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
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2020-2021 2020-2021
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) # 2 2 2 13 81
2. Other peer-reviewed publications # 14 11 12 114 909
3. All other publications # 12 59 65 127 579
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences # 30 8 15 158 960
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions # 0 0 0 197 228
6. Grant Proposals Submitted # 1 3 2 33 484

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
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2020-2021 2020-2021
1. Books (including monographs & compositions) per faculty member   0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1
2. Other peer-review publications per faculty member   1.0 0.8 0.9 0.6 1.3
3. All other publications per faculty member   0.9 4.2 5.0 0.6 0.8
4. Presentations at professional meetings or conferences per faculty member   2.1 0.6 1.2 0.8 1.4
5. Productions/Performances/Exhibitions per faculty member   0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.3
6. Grant proposals submitted per faculty member   0.1 0.2 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
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2020-2021 2020-2021
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees # 29 28 30 415 2,130
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees # 6   1 162 981
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications # 10 10 12 63 589

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
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2020-2021 2020-2021
1. Faculty memberships on department, college or university committees per faculty member   2.1 2.0 2.3 2.1 3.1
2. Faculty memberships on community or professional committees per faculty member   0.4   0.1 0.8 1.4
3. Faculty serving as editors or referees for professional publications per faculty member   0.7 0.7 0.9 0.3 0.8

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