Of course, students who dream of working in TV should begin with our Television degree, but this degree is also the place to start for documentary or any type of live, multi-camera production. First-time students seeking this degree should start with the Intro class and Introduction to Animation (MPTV 1311). Advanced students should continue with Documentary (MPTV 2233), Photojournalism (MPTV 2231) and Pre-Production (MPTV 2031, Emphasis on TV).

When planning your coursework, use the Student Planning Worksheet. Degree information and the worksheet can be found on the following files

Contact Information

Jennifer Piehl, Television
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 171, (630) 942-2109

John Rangel, Film/Video
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 170, (630) 942-2910

Tony Venezia, Animation
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 295, (630) 942-2020

Glenn Glinke, Program Support Specialist
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 169, (630) 942-2892

Arts, Communication, and Hospitality Division
Charles Boone, Dean
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 219, (630) 942-2048

MPTV Lab Office
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 173
, (630) 942-2162

Regular Hours:
Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


  • Student Spotlight: Sarah Taschetta

    Sarah TaschettaMPTV/Television

    I switched to College of DuPage and initially studied speech before I discovered the Motion Picture/Television program and Courier TV, the student-produced weekly news program. I took Professor Jennifer Piehl’s class and fell in love with directing. It doesn’t matter that I didn’t start here. I’m getting an amazing education and the opportunities are just incredible.

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  • Student Spotlight: Nick Petrillo

    Nick PetrilloMPTV/Television

    COD helped guide me into a career field I am passionate about. There are many courses and career paths available in every field possible. The faculty and staff members are some of the most caring and dedicated people I have ever met, and they did everything they could to help me find my way and succeed.

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