(Entrepreneur) This summer, Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., will offer a course titled “The Sociology of Miley Cyrus.”

While the class description includes the word “twerking” (and homework will likely include watching this video), professor Carolyn Chernoff insists it’s a serious endeavor.

“I created it as a creative and rigorous way of looking at what’s relevant about sociology and sociology theory,” she told the Schenectady Daily Gazette. “Miley Cyrus is a surprisingly complicated cultural moment.”

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