Education majors may choose to minor in Literacy Education--Teaching. This minor provides undergraduate students with advanced knowledge and experiences in the teaching of literacy in the classroom. In order to declare this minor, a student must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The literacy education minor consists of 16 hours of required courses and 6-7 hours of electives. Persons selecting this minor may be eligible for the State of Iowa teaching endorsements in Reading Education grades K-8, Secondary Reading grades 5-12, and/or Reading Specialist K-12, depending on their choice of electives.