37-65-303. Application -- examination -- issuance of license. (1) A person wishing to practice architecture in this state shall apply to the department for a license. A person applying must have successfully completed the requirement of prerequisites in education and practical experience and an examination as prescribed by the board. The examination must be in substantial conformance with the standard national council of architectural registration boards examination and grading procedure, except as modified by board rules.
(2) After examination, the department shall, if the candidate has been found qualified, grant a license to the candidate to practice architecture in this state.