(a) The board may issue a provisional license to an applicant who is in the process of obtaining postgraduate professional experience and who:
(1) Meets the academic, practicum, and examination requirements of this article;
(2) Submits an application to the board, upon a form prescribed by the board, including a plan for the content of the postgraduate professional experience; and
(3) Pays the fee.
(b) A provisional licensee may practice speech-language pathology or audiology under the general supervision of a licensed speech pathologist or audiologist only in the professional field for which the provisional license was issued.
(c) The provisional license shall be valid for a term of one year and may be renewed.