This may not be the first time such a course has been offered but I think its a waste of time. You could explore these issues without making it about a pop star.A university in New York state has announced a course on the sociology of Miley Cyrus. Assistant professor Carolyn Chernoff will use the twerking pop star as “a lens into cultural conflict”, exploring race, class, gender and the “core issues of intersectionality theory”.
New York college offers course on Miley Cyrus and ‘the twerk heard round the world’ | The Raw Story
I think there is a big difference in offering a course on Mozart and a pop star. Composers like Mozart or Beethoven were masters, geniuses and the music they composed is still listened to today. It remains to be seen if people will be listening to Cyrus in even 20 years.