Cross-listing: CJ 4950, SOC 4950 (5950) Credit 3. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Allows the student to undertake study in an area of Sociology where there is no appropriate course. Students may take a total of up to 6 hours of Independent Study hours with no more than 3 hours on a single topic. Up to 6 hours may be taken for Upper Division credit to fulfill major or minor requirements.