Definitions for "Academic Discipline"
This term refers to an organized body of knowledge. Most academic departments are organized around an academic discipline. Some departments contain more than one discipline (the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, for example). As a general guideline, anything listed as a separate group of courses in the class schedule is an academic discipline.
Highest level of organization of Beyond Books programs. Beyond Books programs are divided into six academic disciplines: Social Studies, Science, Literature and Language Arts, World Languages, and Electives.
a collective of professional scholars and students sharing interest in a set of intellectual problems and utilizing a common set of procedures for their resolution
a branch of knowledge which is formally taught, either at the university, or via some other such method