An area of academic concentration; a discipline.(noun)
Wiktionary.org : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License
Use "field of study" in a sentence
"According to a field of study called reactance theory, writes Dr. Cialdini, Whenever free choice is limited or threatened, the need to retain our freedoms makes us desire them as well as the goods and services associated with them significantly more than previously."
"Deutschmann and Danielson were two of the first individuals to earn Ph.D. degrees in communication study, both from Stanford University under Wilbur Schramm, who pioneered this new field of study Rogers, 1994."
"Human communication as a scientific field of study was not fully appreciated until an influential book, The Mathematical Theory of Communication by Claude E."