Zachary Seguin

PDARCH Courses

PDARCH 1 – Portfolio Development

This course will elaborate upon the graphic and communication conventions established in the fundamental architecture curriculum. Intermediate investigations in two dimensional representation and photographic manipulation are developed to enhance presentation skills within a professional and academic context. The topics covered in the course culminate in the generation of an architecture portfolio in readiness for job interviews.

PDARCH 2 – Co-op Fundamentals for Architects

This course will explore aspects of career development related to preparing for and being successful in co-op work terms, such as understanding Co-operative Education and Career Action (CECA) policies and procedures, using JobMine, preparing résumés, interviewing effectively, meeting employers' expectations and preparing work-term reports.

PDARCH 3 – Electronic Communications and Web Design

This course will elaborate upon digital skills introduced in PDARCH 2. Students will learn the fundamentals of web design and will create a living, interactive, digital portfolio. Students will learn how to structure, design and manage web sites and web logs.

PDARCH 4 – Writing, Editing and Research

This course is designed to assist students in building a foundation of skills for academic research, editing texts and designing a research program in preparation for higher studies, essay writing and thesis development. This course offers concise and pragmatic approaches to the challenges of academic and professional writing, including issues in formatting, referencing, creation of bibliographies, footnoting and endnoting.