§ 5-1-8. Examination and qualifications of applicants for certificates of registration.
(a) Any individual who is at least twenty-one (21) years of age may apply for a certificate of registration under this chapter.
(b) Each applicant for a certificate of registration shall submit satisfactory evidence to the board that he or she holds a National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) professional degree in architecture from an accredited school and has had any practical experience including academic training, that the board, by regulations uniformly applied, deems appropriate. The board may, in its discretion, adopt as its standards for minimum experience the guidelines on practical experience of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards.
(c) Each applicant for a certificate of registration who satisfies subsection (a) of this section and holds a professional degree in architecture as described in subsection (b) of this section shall submit to a registration examination. Results of the examination are announced within ninety (90) days of the date on which the examination commenced. The board shall adopt the examinations and recommended grading procedures of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards.
(d) The board may require applicants under this section and under § 5-1-9 to submit to a personal interview.
(P.L. 1977, ch. 232, § 2; P.L. 1997, ch. 30, art. 25, § 2; P.L. 2004, ch. 56, § 1; P.L. 2004, ch. 63, § 1; P.L. 2005, ch. 406, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 16, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 24, § 1.)