37-50-302. Certified public accountants -- licensure -- qualifications and requirements. The board shall grant an initial license as a certified public accountant to any person who:
(1) is of good moral character;
(2) has successfully passed the certified public accountants' examination;
(3) meets the requirements of education and accounting experience set forth in this chapter and in board rules; and
(4) has successfully completed the professional ethics for CPAs course of the American institute of certified public accountants or its successor organization as defined in board rule.