John Zmirak editor-in-chief of a guide called Choosing the Right College (Intercollegiate Studies Institute) says students wasting up to $5,800 of their parents money on classes like, How to Be Gay: Male Homosexuality and Initiation is like only eating McDonalds all your life.
According to Zmirak, some of the nations most prestigious universities, like Harvard and Wesleyan, are offering pop culture classes as a replacement for more traditional literature and arts courses.
He says, Its scandalous that these classes are not electives. Theyre replacing high culture and catering to students laziness.
Among the courses Zmirak questions are Gay and Lesbian Perspectives in Pop Music at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Harvard Universitys Hip Hop America: Power, Politics, and the Word.
Says Zmirak: Do parents really want to spend their hard- earned money teaching kids to explore sexual experimentation and listen to pop music? Criminologists should be studying hip hop, not kids.
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