Disciplines (hierarchy name)

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Scope note
The Disciplines hierarchy contains terms for branches of learning, areas of specialization, professions, and professional specialties. Relation to other hierarchies: Material-specific or object-specific activities appear primarily in the Processes and Techniques hierarchy (e.g., "metalworking," "carpentry"), while more general professional activities appear here (e.g., "civil engineering"). Terms for theories relating to disciplines appear in the Associated Concepts hierarchy, (e.g., "structuralism"). Terms for activities conducted in order to accomplish specific purposes are in the Functions hierarchy (e.g., "researching," "criticism").
Accepted term: 17-Jun-2024