Definition of area research. : interdisciplinary research (as in the social sciences) in a distinct geographic, sociocultural, or political area aimed at a scientific understanding of the area as an entity and at relating it to other areas.
Beside this, what do they mean by major or area of study?
An academic major is the academic discipline to which an undergraduate student formally commits. A student who successfully completes all courses required for the major qualifies for an undergraduate degree. A major administered by more than one academic department is called an interdisciplinary major.
What is your major area of study in high school?
In high schools, a core course of study will typically include specified classes in the four “core” subject areas—English language arts, math, science, and social studies—during each of the four standard years of high school. Credits are awarded when students complete a course with a passing grade.
What is a field of study in college?
Graduate study at Cornell is interdisciplinary by design. Fields span departments and even disciplines. For example, the graduate field of economics includes faculty from: policy analysis and management (College of Human Ecology) applied economics and management (College of Agriculture & Life Sciences)