The Darden required curriculum in the First Year provides you with an integrated perspective on general management. From finance and marketing to accounting and leadership, the required courses cover important business themes. Darden's core curriculum is designed to give you both breadth and depth, while allowing you ample time for career discovery and preparation for First Year interviewing. First Year Core Areas All students take the same core courses during the first four terms of the First Year in order to develop a common foundation in global business leadership. All core courses are crafted from a series of case studies, simulations and experiential exercises designed to build your business and decision-making skills. Management CommunicationGlobal Economies and MarketsFinancial Management and PoliciesAccounting for ManagersMarketingOperations ManagementLeading OrganizationsDecision AnalysisBusiness EthicsStrategic Thinking and ActionThe First Year ExperienceIn addition to the core curriculum, recruiting events, global opportunities, experiential learning and electives are integrated into your First Year experience. We hope you take advantage of all that Darden has to offer.