field of study

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Noun1.field of study - a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings"
occultism - the study of the supernatural
communication theory, communications - the discipline that studies the principles of transmiting information and the methods by which it is delivered (as print or radio or television etc.); "communications is his major field of study"
major - the principal field of study of a student at a university; "her major is linguistics"
frontier - an undeveloped field of study; a topic inviting research and development; "he worked at the frontier of brain science"
genealogy - the study or investigation of ancestry and family history
allometry - the study of the relative growth of a part of an organism in relation to the growth of the whole
bibliotics - the scientific study of documents and handwriting etc. especially to determine authorship or authenticity
ology - an informal word (abstracted from words with this ending) for some unidentified branch of knowledge
knowledge base, knowledge domain, domain - the content of a particular field of knowledge
science, scientific discipline - a particular branch of scientific knowledge; "the science of genetics"
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
applied science, engineering science, technology, engineering - the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems; "he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study"
futuristics, futurology - the study or prediction of future developments on the basis of existing conditions
arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts - studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills); "the college of arts and sciences"
theology, divinity - the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
military science - the discipline dealing with the principles of warfare
escapology - the study of methods of escaping (especially as a form of entertainment)
graphology - the study of handwriting (especially as an indicator of the writer's character or disposition)
numerology - the study of the supposed occult influence of numbers on human affairs
protology - the study of origins and first things; "To Christians, protology refers to God's fundamental purpose for humanity"
theogony - the study of the origins and genealogy of the gods
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Using new data from three states, we show that field of study is closely related to postgraduation earnings from master's degrees.
25 -- Major Influence: Where Students Get Valued Advice on What to Study in College -- explores the sources and helpfulness of the advice that college attendees received about their chosen field of study.
It is also possible that certain psychosocial characteristics may lead young adults to make different choices about what field of study to pursue.
The researchers hypothesized that students choose their field of study in part due to math anxiety.
As indicated earlier, conducting separate tests for cumulative and major GPA was necessary to display any trends within GPA that might occur between a graduate's overall coursework and only coursework within his or her academic field of study.
The scholarships are applicable to any field of study, not just industry-related curricula.
Once there, members can view pending and completed credits, complete evaluation forms, download and print out a summary of all credits by field of study plus your CPE certificates.
The 2001 Census for college and university graduates' top ten fields of study by sex indicates the top field of study for women at the university level was education.
The sample comprised undergraduates from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and National University of Singapore (NUS), with a fair mix of gender and field of study.
The other component is the Student Career Experience offering part-time positions throughout the year to students having a direct relationship between their field of study and their position with SDDC.
All of the individual chapters have been completely updated with the latest examples and approaches in this rapidly evolving field of study.
Such a description is valuable, as my review of the literature did not reveal any published sociological research on cross-national variation in the effects of field of study on labor market outcomes (with the exception of the recent working paper of Kim and Kim, 2003).