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If this is not what you want, it at least should give some ideas. It seems to have both axiomatic geometry and the basic differential geometry in a somewhat classical fashion. You might consider basing your course on the Differential Geometry lectures given by Dr. Wildberger [found on youtube, link below. He has some idiosyncrasies that you can clearly ignore, but his approach does not assume a large amount of linear algebra at all.

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He does employ matrices later on in the game, but I think with a lecture or two on the use of them, you could be fine. His math history lectures on geometric topics might be good to flesh out the course if the latter part of his differential geometry series goes too far in depth. His course also employs a lot of projective geometry -- which I think is definitely lacking in the curriculum as a whole and would be very worthwhile!

Here is the link to his playlist: Diff Geo Wildberger. I cannot answer your question. But since no one else answered, let me reply with another question: Would it be feasible to base an undergraduate geometry class on Thurston's great book? William P. Three-Dimensional Geometry and Topology: Volume 1.

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