BUAD 215x: Foundations of Business Finance

Principles and practices of modern financial management; use of financial statements; valuation of investment; asset pricing under uncertainty; elements of financial decisions.

Foundations of Business Finance (4 units) helps students how to value stocks and bonds as investments, understand the risk and profit potential in investing, understand how to select projects and make financing decisions and understand the basic foundations for modern finance. Taking this class is great at helping you get a job. Many employers will like that you understand business and finance.
M/W 9:00 to 11:30 in ACC 201


Dr. Bristow is an expert on corporate finance and entrepreneurship. He has over 30 years experience including ten years between his MBA and his Ph.D. with Eli Lilly & Company. He has published papers in economics, engineering, and law journals, and advises on matters involving financing. Professor Bristow is a corporate director of Landec Corporation (Nasdaq: LNDC) a materials science company and consults with other high tech firms. His education includes: PhD Financial Economics, UCLA; MBA, Indiana University; BS Chemical Engineering, Purdue University. He was sole inventor for a medical device in June 2010 "Method for reducing the number of unwanted molecules in blood," United States Patent 7744883.