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Celebrity-themed college courses tap popularity of Beyonce, Miley

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College is supposed to prepare you for a better career and more fulfilling life. But now some celebrity-based courses are raising questions about whether they're more sizzle than substance.

Pop star Miley Cyrus tops the charts and is now the subject of a course called "The Sociology of Miley Cyrus" at Skidmore College.

Mrs. Carter is not left out of the mix. Rutgers is offering a course called "Feminist Perspectives: Politicizing Beyoncé."

Celebrity-based seminars are nothing new. Rutgers also offers "Bruce Springsteen's Theology."

The Beatles are on the lesson plan at UCLA.

And Georgetown offers "The Sociology of Hip Hop" focused on Jay-Z.

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