Hitting The Books: 10 Music Artists Who’ve Inspired College Courses

  • Tupac Shakur

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  • U2

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  • Jay-Z

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  • Beyonce

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  • Lady Gaga

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  • Lil’ Kim

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  • Radiohead

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  • Madonna

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  • Metallica

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  • Nas

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Ah, the hallowed halls of academia, where tomorrow’s leaders go in search of scholarly pursuits and hone their intellectual talents. Ok, ok, enough with the posturing. College is definitely a pretty sweet time, especially if your school has some amazing electives.

Imagine filling some of your semester hours by taking classes dedicated to some of your favorite musicians, you know, since you spend half your time listening to music anyway. Who’s been able to make impressions in the ivory towers?

Browse through our gallery of music stars who’ve become the subjects of university classes and tell us in the comments which one you’d love to take!

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